Wesley Nycum Howsare

Brief Life History of Wesley Nycum

When Wesley Nycum Howsare was born on 20 August 1839, in Maryland, United States, his father, Asa Howsare, was 30 and his mother, Catharine Nycum, was 28. He married Mary Catherine Leasure on 10 February 1861, in Chaneysville, Southampton Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Southampton Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He registered for military service in 1861. He died in April 1918, in Zihlman, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Chaneysville, Southampton Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Nycum Howsare
1839–1918
Mary Catherine Leasure
1838–1916
Marriage: 10 February 1861
Malinda Belle Howsare
1861–1943
Joshua L Howsare
1863–1942
Francis Shannon Howsare
1864–1942
Mary C Housare
1867–
John W. Howsare
1869–1947
William Henry Howsare
1871–1955
Alonza B Howsare
1873–1936
Florence Howsare
1875–1959
Eldory "Dory" Howsare
1878–1916
Dora Howsare
1878–1933
Charles Asa Howsare
1880–1907

Sources (9)

  • Wesley Houser in household of Asa Houser, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wesley N. Howser, "Find a Grave Index"
  • Wesley N Howser, "Maryland, Allegany County, Tax and Voter Records, 1798-1948"

World Events (7)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Hauser .

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

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