Josué Messervy

24 March 1807–3 April 1871 (Age 64)
Saint John, Jersey

The Life Summary of Josué

When Josué Messervy was born on 24 March 1807, in Saint John, Jersey, his father, Edouard Messervy, was 23 and his mother, Jeanne Laurens, was 38. He married Jeanne Robert on 26 October 1832, in Saint Mary, Jersey. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Rich, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 3 April 1871, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josué Messervy
1807–1871
Jeanne Robert
1811–1894
Marriage: 26 October 1832
Joshua Messervy Jr.
1833–1911
Jane Messervy
1834–1837
Henrietta Messervy
1836–1919
John Messervy
1838–1921
Joseph Robert Messervy
1842–1924
Jane Messervy
1844–1894
James Messervy
1846–1890
Laurens Messervy
1848–1849
Elizabeth Messervy
1849–1849
Jacob Messervy
1850–1853
Ann Elizabeth Messervy
1852–1875

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1832Saint Mary, Jersey
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (7)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Channel Islands (Jersey): nickname from Norman French messervi ‘ill-served, ill-used’. The 12th-century Anglo-Norman chronicler Wace mentions someone as son frere messervi ‘his ill-used brother’. Compare Meserve and Meservey .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Meservey
    Meserve

    Story Highlight

    JOSHUA MESERVY: HISTORY OF

    HISTORY OF JOSHUA MESERVY, SR. from Mattie Hiatt Joshua Meservy (sr), son of Edward Meservy and Jane Laurens, was born in St Johns Isle of Jersey, England, March 24, 1807. His height 5 feet 7 inc …

    Sources (35)

    • Joshua Messervy, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Joshua Messervy in entry for Joshua Messervy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Joshua Masservey, "United States Census, 1870"

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