Name: Benjamin Harrison Birth Date: Birthplace: Age: Spouse's Name: Caroline L. Scott Spouse's Birth Date: Spouse's Birthplace: Spouse's Age: Event Date: 20 Oct 1853 Event Place: Butler,Ohio Father's Name: Mother's Name: Spouse's Father's Name: Spouse's Mother's Name: Race: Marital Status: Previous Wife's Name: Spouse's Race: Spouse's Marital Status: Spouse's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51451-1 System Origin: Ohio-ODM GS Film number: 0355779 V. 1-4 Reference ID:
"Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958," Database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:XDFH-SHW : accessed 28 June 2015), Benjamin Harrison and Caroline L. Scott, 20 Oct 1853; citing Butler,Ohio, reference ; FHL microfilm 0355779 V. 1-4.
Bio BENJAMIN HARRISON, the twenty-third President, is the descendant of one of the historical families of this country. The first known head of the family was Maj . -Gen. Harrison, one of Oliver Cromwell's trusted followers and fighters. In the zenith of Cromwell's power it became the duty of this...Read MORE...
1835 - Boundary dispute between Ohio and Michigan caused Toledo War; Ohio granted contested lands around Toledo
1873 - The Panic of 1837 The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices and wages went down while unemployment went up....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...
1850 Name: Benjamin Harrison Event Type: Census Event Year: 1850 Event Place: Miami, Hamilton, Ohio, United States Gender: Male Age: 17 Race: White Race (Original): Birth Year (Estimated): 1833 Birthplace: Ohio Household ID: 240 House Number: 240 Line Number: 21 Affiliate Name: The U.S....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).
1869 - A man in charge was explaining the working of the fire-alarm telegraph, in Indianapolis, on a recent Sunday evening, and unconsciously sent an alarm, which soon brought the whole Fire Department to his box.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - July 3, 1869
1870 Name: Benjamin Harrison Event Type: Census Event Year: 1870 Event Place: Indiana, United States Gender: Male Age: 36 Race: White Race (Original): W Birth Year (Estimated): 1833-1834 Birthplace: Ohio Page Number: 33 Household ID: 229 Line Number: 1 Affiliate Name: The U.S. National...Read MORE...
1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown
1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870
1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire
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
1876 - December 29 – The Ashtabula River Railroad bridge disaster occurs, leaving 92 dead.
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.
1887 - COLLISION, FIRE AND EXPLOSION. FOREST, Ohio, Sept. 19. - Special Telegram - Early this morning the second section on freight train No. 71, on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway ran into the rear of the first section,...Read MORE...
1888 - In the Ohio Legislature a bill was introduced on the 9th fixing passenger rates at two cents per mile on all railroads in the State.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 14, 1888
1889 - March 4 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States In 1888, Benjamin Harrison received the Republican nomination for president on the eighth ballot. Though behind on the popular vote, he won over Grover Cleveland in the electoral college by 233 to 168.
As president, Harrison failed to please either the bosses or the reform element in the party....Read MORE...
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: Benjamin Harrison Titles and Terms: Event Type: Census Event Year: 1900 Event Place: Center Township, Precinct 12 Indianapolis city Ward 3, Marion, Indiana, United States District: 56 Gender: Male Age: 67 Marital Status: Married Race: White Race (Original): W Relationship to Head...Read MORE...
Name: Benjamin Harrison Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1901 Event Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States of America Photograph Included: Yes Birth Date: 20 Aug 1833 Death Date: 13 Mar 1901 Affiliate Record Identifier: 451 Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery
"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-19SZ : accessed 28 June 2015), Benjamin Harrison, 1901; Burial, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States of America, Crown Hill Cemetery; citing record ID 451, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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