Jerusha Hazen

31 March 1799–17 August 1865 (Age 66)
North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States

The Life of Jerusha

When Jerusha Hazen was born on 31 March 1799, in North Hero, Grand Isle, Vermont, United States, her father, Azel J Hazen, was 28 and her mother, Lovisa Fletcher, was 24. She married Capt Roswell Fenton Eaton on 24 December 1821, in Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 17 August 1865, in Munson Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Capt Roswell Fenton Eaton
Jerusha Hazen
Marriage: 24 December 1821
Theodore Haynes Eaton
Marynett Eaten
Maria Eaton
Hannah Eaton
Dotha Ann Eaton

Spouse and Children

    Capt Roswell Fenton Eaton



24 December 1821
Lake, Ohio, United States


    Theodore Haynes Eaton


    Marynett Eaten



    Hannah Eaton


    Dotha Ann Eaton


Parents and Siblings


    Lovisa Fletcher




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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 4

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Hasin, a pet form of a Germanic personal name, Haso, derived from haswa ‘gray’, ‘black’; or from the plural of Haas .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jerusha Hamblin in household of Barnabas Hamblin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jeneska Eaton in household of Raswell Eaton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jerusha Huzen, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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