Charlotte Joslin

17 May 1822–15 April 1909 (Age 86)
Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Charlotte

When Charlotte Joslin was born on 17 May 1822, in Waitsfield, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, Nathaniel Joseph Joslin, was 37 and her mother, Charlotte Grout, was 34. She married Luther Sylvester Burnham on 26 January 1838, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and West Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 15 April 1909, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Sylvester Burnham
Charlotte Joslin
Marriage: 26 January 1838
Leutheria Meritta Burnham
Emily Burnham
Charlotte Adelia Burnham
Charlotte Burnham
Adelbert Lewis Burnham
Joseph Edwin Burnham
Fannie Rhoda Burnham
Arthur Ernest Burnham
James Wilbur Burnham
Harriet Elnora Burnham
Flavilla Zanette Burnham
George Riley Burnham
Luther Sylvester Burnham Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1838McHenry, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 12
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Illinois, United States 1836: Kane, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Kane, DuPage, Will, and Kendall counties]
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin):from the Old French personal name Goscelin, Gosselin, Joscelin, from ancient Germanic Goz(e)lin, a diminutive of a short form of compound names based on the element goz (from gaut, an ethnic name meaning ‘Geat’ or ‘Goth’; see Goss ).alternatively, perhaps a diminutive of the Old French personal name Josse (Old Breton Judoc); see Joyce .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Luther Sylvester Burnham

    Luther Sylvester Burnham was born September 13, 1816 at Chelsea, Orange County, Vermont a son of James Burnha and Fanny Hibbard. He married Charlotte Joslin January 26, 1838 in Aurora, Kane County …

    Sources (26)

    • Charlotte Burnham in household of Joseph E. Elfs, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Charlotte Joslin, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Charlotte Jaclyn in entry for Adelbert L. Burnham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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