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Sold by: David Salisbury, his wife Maria, and L
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16 June 1828

Sold by: David Salisbury, his wife Maria, and Lewis Salisbury
Sold to: Joel B. Gardner
Price: $400

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America/USA  Maria  Wood

  (b. 9 June 1800, Massachusetts, USA   d. 4 April 1874Auburn, New York, USA )  
Age: 74

Maria Wood was born 9 June 1800 in , Massachusetts, USA. Maria Wood was the child of

She married  David Salisbury 10 November 1819 .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. David Salisbury  was born 17 January 1799 in Ballston Spa, New York, USA .  He died 16 October 1892 in Auburn, New York, USA .  He was the son of Cummings (Benjamin) Salisbury and Elizabeth Mosher.

Maria Wood died 4 April 1874 in Auburn, New York, USA.


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Hmmm… Is she the daughter of Daniel Wood of Venice, Cayuga, NY? According to his will of 13 June 1823, he had a daughter Lois Maria, a brother David, a son Edward. His wife had passed away before him. No name given.

Also, the will of Jonas Wood, Venice, Cayuga, NY dated 10 Feb 1829 states that Jonas has a grandson, Charles Wood and granddaughter, Mary Jane Wood (son and daughter of Daniel Wood, dec'd). Jonas also mentions daughters Eunice and Lois.

This is a long shot. NOTE: Could this Daniel Wood be the Wood who married Mary Salisbury, daughter of Thomas Salisbury and Rebecca Bushee.
NOTE: Lois Wood is mentioned as 17 years old in 1824. She petitions Joseph Pancost to be her guardian.
1824 Wood Daniel Cayuga P. 901
Edward Wood is also mentioned in 1824 at age 13. He petitions that his uncle, David Wood, be his guardian.
NEHGS
Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787 - 1835., (Online db: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.)


Another long shot: 1801 WOOD Mary, d. of Jabez and Nabby, b. June 10, 1801, Harvard, MA. Source: Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. According to Ancestry World Tree, Jabez Wood married Nabby Moor (possible alias Abigail Stone). They had a daughter Abigail Wood b: 23 SEP 1810 in Harvard, Mass. Jabez appears to have died in Harvard in 1850. He is in Harvard in 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840 according to the US Census.

Other Wood children all born in Harvard to this couple: 1805 WOOD Lucy, d. of Jabez and Nabby, July 27, 1805 (July 29, 1805 dup.)

1807 WOOD Flavel, s. of Jabez and Nabby, Dec. 28, 1807.

1810 WOOD Nabby, d. of Jabez and Nabby, Aug. 23, 1810.

1812 WOOD Lydia, d. of Jabez and Nabby, Nov. 12, 1812.
1799 WOOD Benjamin, s. of Jabez and Nabby, Aug. 22, 1799.
1803 WOOD Emery, s. of Jabez and Nabby, June 28, 1803.
1815 WOOD Jonathan, s. of Jabez and Nabby, Oct. 2, 1815.
1818 WOOD Jabez, s. of Jabez and Nancy (Nabby dup.), June 10, 1818.
Possible marriage in Harvard 1799 STONE Abigail and Jabez Wood, Mar. 14, 1799.
NOTE: This probably not a match because the family never moves to NY. The family above is a more likely match.

UPDATE: Daniel Wood (above) is NOT the man who married Mary Salisbury - see below
Birth: 1764
Death: Jun. 25, 1838

His parents were Thomas Wood and Lucy Winslow. Daniel married Mary Salisbury in 1790 and they had nine children:
Sally Wood Mead
1792 –
Samuel B Wood
1793 – 1858
Winslow Joseph Wood
1794 – 1868
Preservid Wood
1796 – 1819
Mary Wood Scofield
1799 – 1868
Jacob Wood
1801 – 1856
Sarepta Wood Deake*
1803 – 1826
Lydia Wood Sherman
1806 – 1839
Asenath Wood Deake*
1808 – 1840

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Maria Wood married US Civil War Soldiers America/USA David Salisbury-- Date: 10 November 1819 Place: 
David Salisbury was the son of Cummings (Benjamin) Salisbury and Elizabeth Mosher




Children:
America/USA William H Salisbury (b.abt. 1820, , Saratoga County, New York, USA  d. bet. 1866 - 1874, , New York, USA)

America/USA John Salisbury (b., , Saratoga County, New York, USA  d. bef. 1890, )

America/USA Harriet Salisbury (b.abt. 1826, , Saratoga County, New York, USA  d. abt. December 1889, , New York, USA)

 US Civil War Soldiers America/USA George Washington Salisbury (b.11 July 1836, Ledyard, New York, USA   d. 18 September 1915, Auburn, New York, USA)



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World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


U.S. Presidents 1801 - March 4 - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) becomes 3rd President of the United States
On February 17, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the United States, but there was more to it than beating his opponent. When Thomas Jefferson ran for president, he beat his opponent,...Read MORE...


News 1803 - May 8 - A freak spring storm produced heavy snow from southern Indiana to New England. The storm made sleighing possible in Massachusetts, but also ruined shade trees in Philadelphia.

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USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire


USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

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U.S. Presidents 1809 - March 4 - James Madison (1751-1836) becomes 4th President of the United States
In 1809, Madison succeeded Jefferson as president, defeating Charles C. Pinckney. His wife, Dolley Payne Todd, whom he married in 1794, brought a new social sparkle to the executive mansion. In the...Read MORE...


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Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787 - 1835., (Online db: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the...Read MORE...


World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.


World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.


News 1815 - September 23 - One of the greatest hurricanes to strike New England made landfall at Long Island and crossed Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
It was the worst tempest in nearly two hundred years.
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World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.


News 1816 - September 27 - A black frost over most of New England kills unripened corn in the north resulting in a year of famine.

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USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding summers were so cold as to suggest a possible future famine. This tendency to frigidity reached its...Read MORE...


Invention 1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany)
"... The first known bicyclist was the Comte de Sivrac, who was seen riding a two-wheel 'wooden horse' in Paris in 1791, the Smithsonian reports. Among its many drawbacks was that it was impossible...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1817 - March 4 - James Monroe (1758-1831) becomes 5th President of the United States
Elected president in 1816 over the Federalist Rufus King, and reelected without opposition in 1820, Monroe, the last of the Virginia dynasty, pursued the course of systematic tranquilization that won ...Read MORE...


1819 Marriage / Partner
Maria Wood and David Salisbury 10 November 1819,

USA 1819 - The Panic of 1819 - A combination of bad banking practices; too much land speculation and competition from Europe caused the United States to enter its first economic depression.
In 1819 a financial panic swept across the country. The growth in trade that followed the War of 1812 came to an abrupt halt. Unemployment mounted, banks failed, mortgages were foreclosed, and...Read MORE...


News 1820 - Massachusetts and Maine separated

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Invention 1824 - Portland cement is invented (Joseph Aspdin, England)
One of the greatest commodities in the United States today is a greyish powder commonly sold in 50-pound bags for about 10 cents a pound.

Modern Portland cement has a rather short but fabulous...Read MORE...


Invention 1825 - The locomotive is invented (George Stephenson, England)
"... in 1811 George Stephenson made an engine. 'At last something practical has been designed,' thought many. George improved his design, and by 1825 his locomotion was on the rails. This was the...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1825 - March 4 - John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) becomes 6th President of the United States
When no presidential candidate received a majority of electoral votes in 1824, Adams, with the support of Henry Clay, was elected by the House in 1825 over Andrew Jackson, who had the original...Read MORE...


USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed

The Erie Canal (www.youtube.com)

The work completed. - This is the day,...Read MORE...


Invention 1826 - The gas stove is invented (James Sharp, UK)
...John Baptist von Helmont, born at Brussels in 1677, while engaged in chemical research, discovered gas and named it. An English rector, Rev. Dr. John Clayton, discovered coal gas in 1792, thereby...Read MORE...


USA 1826 - July 4 – Former US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
On July 4, 1826, at the age of 90, Adams lay on his deathbed while the country celebrated Independence Day. His last words were Thomas Jefferson still survives. He was mistaken: Jefferson had died...Read MORE...


Invention 1827 - Matches are invented (John Walker, England)
In 1827 the first friction match was invented in England by John Walker. Walker's matches were sticks tipped with a mixture of chemicals that burst into flame when scratched against a rough...Read MORE...


USA 1827 - February 28 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
On February 28, 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first U.S. railway chartered for commercial transport of passengers and freight. There were skeptics who doubted that a steam engine...Read MORE...


Invention 1829 - The sewing machine is invented (Barthélemy Thimonnier, France)
MONUMENT FOR SUPPOSED SEWING MACHINE INVENTOR

Lyons, France, Aug. 23. - (Correspondence of Associated Press) - A monument is to be erected here soon in honor of Bartholomew Thimonnier, whom the...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1829 - March 4 - Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) becomes 7th President of the United States.
As president, Jackson greatly expanded the power and prestige of the presidential office and carried through an unprecedented program of domestic reform, vetoing the bill to extend the United States...Read MORE...


1830
David Salisbury is living in Scipio, Cayuga, New York. His family consists of 1 male 5-10 (William), 1 male 30-40 (David), 1 female under 5 (Harriet), 1 female 20-30 (Maria).

Others living nearby:
Salisbury, Thomas Genoa, Cayuga, NY

Salisbury, Benanual Ledyard, Cayuga,...Read MORE...


USA 1830 - May 28 – The Indian Removal Act marks the beginning of the forced relocation of five tribes of native Americans, known as Trail of Tears
The Indian Removal Act was a law passed by Congress on May 28, 1830, during the presidency of Andrew Jackson. It authorized the president to negotiate with Indian tribes in the Southern United States ...Read MORE...


USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

News 1833 - Constitutional amendment separated church and state, Puritanism in government ended

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USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as the Alamo. Texans fighting for independence from Mexico had seized the structure and sent Mexican...Read MORE...


1836 Birth of Child
George Washington Salisbury was born 11 July 1836, Ledyard, New York, USA

News 1836 - October 6 - A second early season snowstorm produced 26 inches at Auburn, NY

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U.S. Presidents 1837 - March 4 - Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) becomes 8th President of the United States
In 1832, Van Buren became vice president; in 1836, president. The Panic of 1837 overshadowed his term. He attributed it to the overexpansion of the credit and favored the establishment of an...Read MORE...


USA 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...


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 to the New England states, made their choice to seek a better life. These were predominantly young...Read MORE...


USA 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...


U.S. Presidents 1841 - April 4 - John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States.
Elected vice president on the Whig ticket in 1840, Tyler succeeded to the presidency on Harrison's death. His strict-constructionist views soon caused a split with the Henry Clay wing of the Whig...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1841 - March 4 - William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) becomes 9th President of the United States - dies one month after assuming the office.
Nominated for president in 1835 as a military hero whom the conservative politicians hoped to be able to control, he ran surprisingly well against Van Buren in 1836. Four years later, he defeated Van ...Read MORE...


USA 1842 - August 9 – The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains.
Webster–Ashburton Treaty, (1842), treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain establishing the northeastern boundary of the U.S. and providing for Anglo–U.S. cooperation in the suppression of the...Read MORE...


Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)
"The custom of sending Christmas cards was started in the UK in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole. He was a civil servant (Government worker) who had helped set-up the new 'Public Record Office' (now called the ...Read MORE...


USA 1844 - May 24 – The first electrical telegram is sent over the telegraph by Samuel F. B. Morse from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to the B&O Railroad "outer depot" in Baltimore, Maryland, saying "What hath God wrought".
Taken from the Bible, Numbers 23:23, and recorded on a paper tape, the phrase had been suggested to Morse by Annie Ellsworth, the young daughter of a friend. The success of the experiment would...Read MORE...


Invention 1845 - The refrigerator is invented (John Gorrie, United States)
"John Gorrie was born in 1803 and spent most of his childhood in South Carolina. After receiving a degree in medicine, he moved to Apalachicola, Florida, a port city on the Gulf of Mexico. In...Read MORE...


Invention 1845 - The rubber band is invented (Stephen Perry, England)
"THE FIRST elastic bands, made from vulcanised rubber, were patented on March 17, 1845, by Stephen Perry of Messrs Perry & Co, rubber manufacturers of London. Production of rubber bands 'for papers,...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1845 - March 4 - James K. Polk (1795-1849) becomes 11th President of the United States
When James K. Polk accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency, he was not very well known. The Whig opposition party played on his obscurity, sniping, "Who is James K. Polk?" An...Read MORE...


World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.

Flight From Famine
Discovery Channel (www.youtube.com)
www.wikipedia.org - September 9, 1845

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 whether Texas ended at the Nueces River (Mexican claim) or the Rio Grande (U.S. claim), resulted in the...Read MORE...


News 1847 - NECCO (New England Confectionery Company) wafers were first produced in 1847 in Massachusetts


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, who saw something shiny in Sutter Creek near Coloma, California. He had discovered gold...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

Invention 1849 - The safety pin is invented (Walter Hunt, United States)
THE SAFETY PIN.
Interesting Story of Its Inventor, Walter Hunt.

Buffalo Commercial.
John R. Chapin, now of Buffalo, gives some interesting reminiscences of Walter Hunt, who, in the opinion of...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1849 - March 4 - Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) becomes 12th President of the United States. He dies in office after 16 months.
During the revival of the slavery controversy, which was to result in the Compromise of 1850, Taylor began to take an increasingly firm stand against appeasing the South; but he died in Washington on ...Read MORE...


USA 1849 - May 17 – The St. Louis Fire starts when a steamboat catches fire and nearly burns down the entire city.
From the St. Louis Union.
TREMENDOUS CONFLAGRATION!
23 Steamboats Burned!
SEVERAL SQUARES IN ASHES.
LOSS OF LIFE!!
Five Millions of Property Destroyed!!!

About ten o'clock last night, the...Read MORE...


1850
David Salisbury is age of 50 living in Ledyard, Cayuga, New York. He is a cooper, b. NY. He is living with his wife, Maria, age 48, b. abt 1801 in Mass. Their son, George lives with them. He is 14 years old, b. NY. Harriet is 23, b. NY. William H. is 30. He is a sailor, b. NY in 1819. Also...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1850 - July 9 - Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) becomes 13th President of the United States
As president, Fillmore associated himself with the pro-Southern Whigs, supporting the Compromise of 1850. Defeated for the Whig nomination in 1852, he ran for president in 1856 as candidate of the...Read MORE...


USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet Beecher Stowe's story first appeared on June 5, 1851, in serial form, a chapter at a time, in a weekly ...Read MORE...


News 1852 - Massachusetts became the first state to require that all children must attend school.

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Invention 1853 - Potato chips are invented (George Crum, United States)
This year is the seventy-fifth anniversary or the potato chip and a resident of Saratoga Springs advises The New Yorker that many of the older neighbors are all excited. It seems that the chip was...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1853 - March 4 - Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) becomes 14th President of the United States
As president, Pierce followed a course of appeasing the South at home and of playing with schemes of territorial expansion abroad. The failure of his foreign and domestic policies prevented his...Read MORE...


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated abolitionists gathered to fight the expansion of slavery, and they gave birth to a Party dedicated to freedom ...Read MORE...


News 1854 - Convicts and Religion
Examinations made at Auburn, New York, showed that out of nine hundred convicts, only forty-seven had ever been in a Sabbath School, and that of these only seventeen had been regular scholars.
Daily Free Democrat - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - November 11, 1854

1855 Springport, Cayuga, New York
name: Mariah Salsbury
event: Census
event date: 1855
event place: Springport, Cayuga, New York, United States
gender: Female
age: 55
relationship to head of household: Wife
estimated birth year: 1800
family number: 143
line number: 16
page:
film number: 1435219
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Invention 1857 - Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)
Really a Capital Production!
The celebrity of Gayett's Medicated Paper for the water-closet is rapidly being extended throughout the United States. It is one of the best articles ever put before the ...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1857 - March 4 - James Buchanan (1791-1868) becomes 15th President of the United States - the only bachelor to be President.
He was elected president in 1856, defeating John C. Frémont, the Republican candidate, and former President Millard Fillmore of the American Party. The growing crisis over slavery presented Buchanan...Read MORE...


USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.
Late on the night of October 16, 1859, John Brown and 21 armed followers stole into the town of Harpers Ferry, Virginia, as most of its residents slept. They took 60 prominent locals hostage and...Read MORE...


1860
David is living in Springport, NY at the age of 62. He is listed as a cooper.
He lives with his wife, Maria, age 60, born in New York and his daughter, Harriet, age 28, born in New York.



1860 US Census

CENSUS YR: 1860 STATE or TERRITORY: NY COUNTY: Cayuga DIVISION:...Read MORE...


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.

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News 1860 - December 28 - Harriet Tubman arrives in Auburn NY, on her last mission to free slaves, evading capture for 8 years on the Underground Railroad

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U.S. Presidents 1861 - March 4 - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) becomes 16th President of the United States.
Lincoln's inaugural address was stirring. He appealed for the preservation of the Union. To retain his support in the North without further alienating the South, he called for compromise. He promised ...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He wished to part with his late associates with kindness and good feeling, and if at any time he had wounded ...Read MORE...


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.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of Union troops in South Carolina found themselves isolated when the state seceded from the...Read MORE...


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.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express Company at this place to stop the running of the Pony Express as soon as the California line is...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ran unopposed and was elected to serve for a six-year term. Davis had already been serving as the...Read MORE...


News 1860's - Massachusetts sent over 160,000 troops to battle in Civil War

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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as...Read MORE...


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 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States
A NATIONAL THANKSGIVING
By the President of the United States,
A PROCLAMATION.

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3. The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields ...Read MORE...


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.

The Civil War: The Gettysburg Address (Ken Burns) (www.youtube.com)

On...Read MORE...


Invention 1864 - Pasteurization is invented (Louis Pasteur, France)
Perfect Pasteurization Means Perfect Protection

Pasturization is simply heating milk - not boiling it.

By raising the temperature of the milk to 145 degrees Fahrenheit and keeping it at that...Read MORE...


USA 1864 - May 18 - The Civil War Gold Hoax was an 1864 hoax perpetrated by two US journalists to exploit the financial situation during the American Civil War.
On May 18, 1864, two New York City newspapers, the New York World and the New York Journal of Commerce, published a story that President Abraham Lincoln had issued a proclamation of conscription of...Read MORE...


1865 Union Springs, Cayuga, New York


David Salisbury, 66, m, b. Saratoga, married 1 time, now married, cooper
Maria Salisbury, 64, f, wife, b. Mass., mother of 4 children, married 1 time, now married
Harriet Salisbury, 28, f, daughter, b....Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1865 - April 15 – Inauguration of Andrew Johnson: President Lincoln dies early this morning from his gunshot wound and Vice President Andrew Johnson becomes the 17th President of the United States.
Johnson became Abraham Lincoln's running mate, despite the fact that he was a Democrat and Lincoln was a Republican. After Lincoln's assassination in April 1865, Johnson went from vice president to...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west, eventually arriving in Appomattox County on April 8. Heading for the South Side Railroad at...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln. As Lincoln slumped...Read MORE...


USA 1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world.

www.wikipedia.org - January 1, 1867

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"

Alaska: The Outpost State
The Big Picture (youtube.com)


U.S....Read MORE...


News 1868 - The Legislature of Massachusetts, during its late session, incorporated twenty-five manufacturing companies, with an aggregate capital of $4,375,000.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - April 11, 1868

Invention 1868 - The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)
... In 1867 Mr. C. Latham Sholes, a printer and editor; Mr. Samuel W. Soule, a printer, and Mr. Carlos Glidden, a retired merchant, all residents of Milwaukee, inspired by an article of the London...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1869 - March 4 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States
In 1868, as Republican candidate for president, Grant was elected over the Democrat, Horatio Seymour. From the start, Grant showed his unfitness for the office. His cabinet was weak, his domestic...Read MORE...


USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)
THE PACIFIC RAILROAD.
The Last Rail Land and the Last Spike Driven.
San Francisco and New York Linked to Each Other.
Celebration of the Event Throughout the United States.

Official Announcement ...Read MORE...


News 1869 - Seward Trip
Hon. William H. Seward, accompanied by Hon. Frederick W. Seward and lady, and Abijah Fitch, Esq., of Auburn, N.Y., have started out on a tour of some six months in duration, comprising a trip to...Read MORE...


News 1869 - Emma A. Ridley, of Auburn, N. Y., was struck by lightning and instantly killed,
the other day, while standing at a table ironing. No injury was done to the house.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - July 3, 1869

1870
Springport, Cayuga, NY


David Salisbury Springport, Cayuga, NY 70, cooper, listed as born in NY about 1800

Maria Salisbury Springport, Cayuga, NY 69, listed as born in Massachusetts abt 1801
1870 U.S. Census
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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

News 1870 - Planing Mill Fire
AUBURN, N. Y., Aug. 19. - At 12 o'clock last night a fire broke out in the sash and blind factory and planing-mill of EVARTS BROS. The building, which was of wood, and the valuable machinery...Read MORE...


News 1870 - Boiler Explosion at Auburn - A Building Demolished and One Man Killed
AUBURN, N. Y., Sept. 20. - The steam boiler in T. R. STALKER's planing-mill exploded at 6 o'clock this morning completely demolishing the large brick building in which it was located, and badly...Read MORE...


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


USA 1871 - October 8-10 - Fire Destroys 18,000 Buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Fire - "YOU ARE THERE"
ChicagoFD1 (www.youtube.com)

Chicago ...Read MORE...


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 & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.

rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872

Death
4 April 1874
Auburn, New York, USA


News and Democrat, Thursday, April 9, 1874 (Auburn, NY?)

"SALISBURY - In this city, April 4, 1874, Maria, wife of David and mother of George W. Salisbury, aged 74 years."


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