Amasa Scovill

18 February 1815–31 May 1896 (Age 81)
Vienna, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Amasa

When Amasa Scovill was born on 18 February 1815, in Vienna, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Roswell Scovil, was 28 and his mother, Sally Gregory, was 33. He married Laura Ruggles on 24 October 1840, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 31 May 1896, in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Orangeville, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Amasa Scovill
Clarissa Ellen Guymon
Marriage: 24 April 1871
Laura Amelia Scovill
Clarissa Elizabeth Scovill
Amasa Roswell Scovill
Esther Lovina Scovill
Ermina Estella Scovill
Noah Guymon Scovill
Sarah Ann Scovill
Alma Asahel Scovill
Ethel Scovill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 April 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    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. 
    1822 · The Cuyahoga River Bridge
    Age 7
    Both sides of Cleveland, being split by the Cuyahoga River, came together and jointly built a float bridge to help residents pass from one side of the river to the other without having to use a boat.
    Age 31
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Scoville . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (44)

    • Amasa Scovill, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amasa Scoville, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Amasa Or Amasay Scovil Or Scoville, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

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