Jesse F. Post

9 January 1857–18 December 1935 (Age 78)
Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Jesse F.

When Jesse F. Post was born on 9 January 1857, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, William Henry G. Post, was 41 and his mother, Freelove L Calkins, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Florence L Post. He died on 18 December 1935, at the age of 78.

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Jesse F. Post
1857–1935
Florence L Post
1863–
Arthur Post
1903–

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 6
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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 24
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .

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

Possible Related Names

Postma
Posten
Pfost

Sources (7)

  • Jesse F Port in household of Wm H G Port, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jesse F Post, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Jesse F Post in household of William H G Post, "United States Census, 1870"

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