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 U.S. President flag  Benjamin  HARRISON

  (b. 20 August 1833, Ohio, USA   d. 13 March 1901Indianapolis, Indiana, USA )  
Summary: Benjamin HARRISON was born 20 August 1833 in , Ohio, USA. Benjamin HARRISON was the child of

He married  Caroline L SCOTT 20 October 1853 in Butler, Ohio, USA . 

Benjamin HARRISON died 13 March 1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


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born at North Bend, Ohio


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Benjamin HARRISON married  Caroline L SCOTT-- Date: 20 October 1853 Place: Butler, Ohio, USA
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Event Date: 20 Oct 1853
Event Place: Butler,Ohio
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51451-1
System Origin: Ohio-ODM
GS Film number: 0355779 V. 1-4
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"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.

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News 1835 - Boundary dispute between Ohio and Michigan caused Toledo War; Ohio granted contested lands around Toledo

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USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
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USA 1873 - The Panic of 1837
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World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


News 1847 - Indiana's first major railroad line linked Madison and Indianapolis and was completed.

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USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

1850
Name: Benjamin Harrison
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
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USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
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News 1852 - Ohio was the first state to enact laws protecting working women.

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1853 Marriage / Partner
Benjamin HARRISON and Caroline L SCOTT 20 October 1853, Butler, Ohio, USA
USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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News 1860 - May 1 – A Chondrite-type meteorite falls to earth in Muskingum County, Ohio near the town of New Concord.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1860

News 1860 - SINGULAR PHENOMENON. Water Spout and Tornado - Houses Blown Down.
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USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
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USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
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USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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News 1862 - November 4 - Dr Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)

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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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USA 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).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
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USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
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USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
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News 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.

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News 1869 - Accident at State Fair
To the Associated Press.

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News 1870 - John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil; Benjamin Goodrich opened rubber plant in Akron

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1870
Name: Benjamin Harrison
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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 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

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 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 &...Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
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USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
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News 1876 - December 29 – The Ashtabula River Railroad bridge disaster occurs, leaving 92 dead.

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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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USA 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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

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News 1885 - THE STATE INSANE ASYLUM ON FIRE.
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USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
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World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

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USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

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News 1887 - COLLISION, FIRE AND EXPLOSION.
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News 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

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
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World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
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News 1894 - November 25 - Greenback (Independent) Party organizes in Indianapolis

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News 1894 - March 25 – Coxey's Army (of the unemployed), the first significant protest march in the United States, departs from Massillon, Ohio, for Washington, D.C.

www.wikipedia.org - March 25, 1894

USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


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USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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News 1899 - First full time automobile service station was opened in 1899 in Ohio.

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News 1900 - Ohio gave America its first hot dog in 1900. Harry M. Stevens created the popular dining dog.

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1900
Name: Benjamin Harrison
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Event Year: 1900
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USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
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Death
13 March 1901
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA


Benjamin is buried at: Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA Plot: Section 13, Lot 57
Name: Benjamin Harrison
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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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