Thomas Eastwick Mousley

21 January 1825–6 January 1896 (Age 70)
Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Eastwick

When Thomas Eastwick Mousley was born on 21 January 1825, in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Reuben Mousley, was 21 and his mother, Sarah Ann Eastwick, was 18. He married Catherine Theresa Pierce on 25 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1865 and Kickapoo, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 6 January 1896, in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in McPherson, McPherson, Kansas, United States.

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Thomas Eastwick Mousley
Catherine Theresa Pierce
Marriage: 25 December 1846
Howard E Mousley
Mary Anna Mousley
Eliza Mousley
Jane Mousley
William Mousley

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    25 December 1846
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 5
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Moseley or of Mowsley, a habitational name from Mowsley in Leicestershire. The placename derives from Old English mūs ‘mouse’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. There has probably been confusion between the two surnames.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Thomas Mousley in entry for Howard Mousley, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Thomas E Monsley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas in entry for Catherine Mousley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949"

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