8 September 1757
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -
1771 - (Dublin) - In 1771, Governor John Wentworth incorporated the town, naming it after Strongman's birthplace: Dublin, Ireland.
Henry Strongman was one of the first settlers in Dublin.
1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed
historyorb.com - June 1, 1774
1775 - American Revolution
First battle of American Revolution fought at Lexington and Concord
The Battles of Lexington and Concord signaled the start of the American Revolutionary war on April 19, 1775. The British Army...Read MORE...
1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.
December 31, 1775
U.S. Revolutionary War
Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank: PRIVATE
Birth: 9-15-1757 CONCORD MASSACHUSETTS
Death: 3-13-1839 DUBLIN NEW HAMPSHIRE
Pension Number: *S
Service Description: 1) CAPT.JEWETT,COL.CUSHING
Spouse: Hannah Minot
Daughters of the American Revolution (services.dar.org)
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1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.
1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France
1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British
1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution
1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY
February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.
June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.
1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm -
1785 Marriage / Partner
Samuel Darby and Hannah Minot 18 August 1785, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
1785 Birth of Child
Betsey Darby was born 6 November 1785, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1787 Birth of Child
Sally (Sarah) Darby was born 26 July 1787, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1789 Birth of Child
Hannah Darby was born 26 April 1789, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1790 - (Dublin) - The first census, taken in 1790, reported 901 residents.
1790 U.S. Census -
1790 Birth of Child
Samuel Granville Darby was born 24 July 1790, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1791 - March 10 - John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver
1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded
www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -
1792 Birth of Child
James Darby was born 6 May 1792, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1793 Birth of Child
Rebecca Darby was born 15 July 1793, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1795 Birth of Child
James Darby was born 6 July 1795, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy
1797 Birth of Child
Mary Polley Darby was born 5 April 1797, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered
1799 Birth of Child
Sennath (Asenath) Darby was born 18 July 1799, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
Revolutionary War Pension Records
Veteran Surname: Darby
Veteran Given Name: Samuel
Pension No.: W. 22,930
Pensioner Surname: Darby
Pensioner Given Names: Hannah
Additional Names Appearing in This Document:
C C Abbott...Read MORE...
1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
1801 Birth of Child
Miranda Darby was born 20 July 1801, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1803 Birth of Child
Nathan Darby was born 17 February 1803, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast
1804 Birth of Child
Harriet Darby was born 10 October 1804, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
1805 Death of Child
Betsey Darby died 13 August 1805, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
1805 Death of Child
Harriet Darby died 15 October 1805, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1806 Birth of Child
Minot Darby (Derby) was born 14 July 1806, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
1808 Birth of Child
Sherman Darby was born 4 July 1808, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
1810 Birth of Child
Gilbert Darby was born 14 February 1810, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
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.
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.
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.
1815 Death of Child
Sennath (Asenath) Darby died 17 January 1815, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 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...
1821 Death of Child
Gilbert Darby died 8 February 1821, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
1826 - At Concord, (Mass.) there is a female, not yet eighteen years old, who is a widow for the second time!
genealogybank.com - Baltimore Patriot - Baltimore, Maryland - August 10, 1826
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
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...
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13 March 1839
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA