Fennimore Enoch Marcellus

16 March 1815–20 August 1900 (Age 85)
Chittenango, Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Fennimore Enoch

When Fennimore Enoch Marcellus was born on 16 March 1815, in Chittenango, Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States, his father, Johannes Alexander Marselis, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Johnson, was 38. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Rachel Weeks. He lived in Fulton Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 20 August 1900, in Fulton, Whiteside, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Fulton, Whiteside, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fennimore Enoch Marcellus
1815–1900
Rachel Weeks
1818–1907
Fennimore Enoch Marcellus
1835–1901
Rachel Ann Marcellus
1839–1927
Frank Marcellus
1843–1862
John Arthur Marcellus
1848–1933
Sybil Elizabeth Marcellus
1852–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Fennimore Enoch Marcellus

    Male1835–1901Male

    Rachel Ann Marcellus

    Female1839–1927Female

    Frank Marcellus

    Male1843–1862Male

    John Arthur Marcellus

    Male1848–1933Male

    Female1852–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Alexander Marselis

    Male1788–1845Male

    Elizabeth Johnson

    Female1777–1864Female

siblings

(9)

    Phebe Marcellus

    Female1809–1884Female

    John A. Marcellus

    Male1811–1886Male

    Male1815–1900Male

    Elijah Marcellus

    Male1818–1880Male

    Sarah Ann Marcellus

    Female1822–1905Female

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World Events (8)

1818

Age 3

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place

Age 24

By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.

Name Meaning

Latinized form of Marcello or Marcel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Enoch Marcellus, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Enoch Marcellus, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Enoch Marcellus, "United States Census, 1900"

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