Louisa McCauslin

13 April 1841–26 October 1917 (Age 76)
Bond, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Louisa

When Louisa McCauslin was born on 13 April 1841, in Bond, Illinois, United States, her father, Jesse Temple McCauslin, was 24 and her mother, Temperance Lucretia Durham, was 20. She married Henry Holden on 29 January 1860, in Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 26 October 1917, in Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Holden
Louisa McCauslin
Marriage: 29 January 1860
Henry Edwin Holden
Giles Lewis Holden
Mary Louisa Holden
William Alma Holden
Temperance Lucretia Holden

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World Events (8)

Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 5
Iowa is the 29th state.
1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
Age 20
Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish McCaslin or Scottish McAuslan ( see McCausland ).

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

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Sources (10)

  • Louisa Mc Caslin in household of Cless Mc Caslin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louise Corden in household of Henry Corden, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louisa Holden, "United States Census, 1900"

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