Demmis Louise Marsh

2 March 1848–23 August 1871 (Age 23)
Sparta, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life of Demmis Louise

When Demmis Louise Marsh was born on 2 March 1848, in Sparta, Livingston, New York, United States, her father, Charles Drake Marsh, was 50 and her mother, Teresa Ross, was 36. She married Robert Kelsey Bergen on 11 November 1869, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in West Sparta, Livingston, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 August 1871, in Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Nunda, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Robert Kelsey Bergen
Demmis Louise Marsh
Marriage: 11 November 1869
Channing Bergen

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11 November 1869
New York, United States


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World Events (4)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 19

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dennis Marsh in household of Charles Marsh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dimis D Marsh in household of Charles D Marsh, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Demmis L Marsh in household of Charles Marsh, "United States Census, 1850"

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