America - Did you know?1850 - The continuing debate whether territory gained in the Mexican War should be open to slavery is decided in the Compromise of 1850: California is admitted as a free state, Utah and New Mexico territories are left to be decided by popular sovereignty, and the slave trade in Washington, DC, is prohibited. It also establishes a much stricter fugitive slave law, than the original, passed in 1793.
Stephen Grover Cleveland
Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
Stephen Grover Cleveland
1884 Grover Cleveland campaign poster
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Bio STEPHEN GROVER CLEVELAND, the twenty-second President of the United States, was born in 1837, in the obscure town of Caldwell, Essex County, N. J., and in a little two-and-a-half-story white house, which is still standing to characteristically mark the humble birthplace of one of America's great...Read MORE...
1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.
1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette Valley. It was not a road in any modern sense, only parallel ruts leading across endless prairie,...Read MORE...
1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).
1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park. March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.
rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872
1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875 United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and prohibited exclusion from jury...Read MORE...
1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn: 300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. www.wikipedia.org - June 25, 1876
1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.
1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.
1885 - March 4 - Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States In 1884 Grover Cleveland won the Democratic nomination for president. The campaign contrasted Cleveland's spotless public career with the uncertain record of James G. Blaine, the Republican candidate, and Cleveland received enough Mugwump (independent Republican) support to win.
1894 - Pullman strike The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the...Read MORE...
1900 Name: Grover Cleveland Titles and Terms: Event Type: Census Event Year: 1900 Event Place: District 1 Princeton borough, Mercer, New Jersey, United States District: 53 Gender: Male Age: 63 Marital Status: Married Race: White Race (Original): W Relationship to Head of...Read MORE...
1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan
1903 - October - First World Series The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It matched the Boston Americans of the American League against the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National...Read MORE...
Name: President Grover Cleveland Titles and Terms: Mr President Event Type: Obituary Event Date: 04 Jul 1908 Event Place: Utah, United States Gender: Male Age: 71 Relationship to Deceased: Deceased Birth Date: 18 Mar Birth Year (Estimated): 1837 Death Year (Estimated): 1908 Death Place: Westland, , New Jersey Newspaper: Garland City Globe
Spouse and Children Mrs Cleveland Wife Female Esther Child Female Marion Child Unknown Richard Child Male Francis Grover Child Unknown
Extended Family Mrs Perrine Mother-in-Law Female
Others on Record Dr Joseph D Bryant Non Relative Unknown Dr George R Lockwood Non Relative Unknown Dr John M Carnochan Non Relative Unknown President Roosevelt Non Relative Unknown
"Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVSF-KGFS : accessed 28 June 2015), President Grover Cleveland, 04 Jul 1908; citing Garland City Globe, The University of Utah. J. Willard Marriott Library, Salt Lake City.
Name: Grover Cleveland Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1908 Event Place: Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States of America Photograph Included: Yes Birth Date: 18 Mar 1837 Death Date: 24 Jun 1908 Affiliate Record Identifier: 205 Cemetery: Princeton Cemetery
"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-164V : accessed 28 June 2015), Grover Cleveland, 1908; Burial, Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States of America, Princeton Cemetery; citing record ID 205, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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