Josephine Jerome

1839–
New York, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Jerome was born in 1839, in New York, United States, her father, Moses Jerome, was 34 and her mother, Mary Jerome, was 32. She lived in Coxsackie, Coxsackie, Greene, New York, United States in 1850 and Passaic, New Jersey, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Moses Jerome
1805–1887
Mary Jerome
1807–1862
Frederick Stickles Jerome
1833–1908
Wallace Jerome
1833–1874
Theodore Jerome
1837–
Josephine Jerome
1839–
John Jerome
1843–
Jerome
1850–
Melvin Watson Jerome
1853–

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World Events (8)

1844

Age 5

The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 French (Jérôme) and English: from the medieval personal name Jérôme (French), Jerome (English), from Greek Hierōnymos ( see Hieronymus ). This achieved some popularity in France and elsewhere, being bestowed in honor of St Jerome ( ?347–420 ), creator of the Vulgate, the standard Latin version of the Bible.2 English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, Gerram, composed of the Germanic elements gār, gēr ‘spear’ + hraban ‘raven’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Josephine Jerome in household of Moses Jerome, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Josephine Jeromes in household of Moses Jeromes, "United States Census, 1850"

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