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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Gideon  SALISBURY

  (b. 20 August 1732Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. bef. 1835, New York, USA )  

Gideon SALISBURY was born 20 August 1732 in Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations . Gideon SALISBURY was the child of Joseph SALISBURY and Innocent HEAD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph SALISBURY and Mary PADDOCK (maternal)  Henry HEAD and Elisabeth PALMER

He married  Priscilla SHAW 22 April 1757 in Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Priscilla SHAW  was born 11 March 1732/33 in Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville) . 

Gideon SALISBURY died bef. 1835 in , New York, USA.
The first mention of Rhode Island in writing ('isola di Rhode') was made by explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524 (he refers to an island near the mouth of Narragansett Bay which he compares to the Island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean). Some attribute the name to Dutch explorer Adriaen Block ('Roode Eylandt'), again because its red clay is similar to the Greek island of Rhodes. (

Prior to 1633 - New England
1633 - 1662 - Providence Plantations
1663 - 1685 - Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1790 - Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
May 29, 1790 - Rhode Island becomes 13th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? July 26, 1908 - Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the FBI, is established.

Revolutionary War Pension Records of Ontario County, NY revwar.html

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Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville) - South Shore, Little Compton, R. I.
Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
South Shore, Little Compton, R. I.
Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville) - United Congregational Church, Little Compton, R.I.
Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
United Congregational Church, Little Compton, R.I.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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Gideon SALISBURY married flag Priscilla SHAW-- Date: 22 April 1757 Place: Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

flag Hope SALISBURY (b.20 August 1757, Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. , )

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag Benanuel S SALISBURY (b.21 November 1760, Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 13 November 1853, Greenwich, Ohio, USA)

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag Gideon SALISBURY (b.14 January 1762, Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 1848, Potter, New York, USA )

flag Abigail SALISBURY (b.18 January 1765, Little Compton, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 18 March 1843, , Cayuga County, New York, USA)

flag Jenkins SALISBURY (b.1767, Salisbury Mills, Crown Colony of New York  d. , )

flag Joseph SALISBURY (b.1 June 1771, Salisbury Mills, Crown Colony of New York  d. 26 December 1846, Clarendon, Orleans, New York, USA)

flag Sally SALISBURY (b.20 August 1777, Salisbury Mills, Crown Colony of New York  d. 29 December 1849, Chemung, New York, USA)

Events During the Lifetime of Gideon SALISBURY

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1732 Birth
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News By 1747, Little Compton secured its own royal decree and was annexed to Newport County as a part of Rhode Island along with Tiverton and Bristol. -

Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
Those of our Readers in this and the neighboring Provinces, who may have had an Opportunity of...Read MORE...

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

1757 Marriage / Partner
Gideon SALISBURY and Priscilla SHAW 22 April 1757, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
1757 Birth of Child
Hope SALISBURY was born 20 August 1757, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
1760 Birth of Child
Benanuel S SALISBURY was born 21 November 1760, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
1762 Birth of Child
Gideon SALISBURY was born 14 January 1762, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
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.
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1765 Birth of Child
Abigail SALISBURY was born 18 January 1765, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville)
USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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1771 Birth of Child
Joseph SALISBURY was born 1 June 1771, Salisbury Mills, New York, USA
USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston -

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 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

News 1776 - New York declared independence from England; Nathan Hale hung for spying; Declaration of Independence endorsed; fire in New York City destroyed 1,000 homes webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

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USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.

USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British

1777 Birth of Child
Sally SALISBURY was born 20 August 1777, Salisbury Mills, New York, USA
USA 1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution -

USA 1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY -

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm -

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
"While living in Paris, Franklin hated having to change constantly from reading glasses to distance ...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
"Argand burner, first scientifically constructed oil lamp, patented in 1784 in England by a Swiss,...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

News 1788 - New York became 11th state webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

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USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
"In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States....Read MORE...

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final...Read MORE...

News 1798 - Great epidemic killled 2,086 webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

Invention 1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the...Read MORE...

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...Read MORE...

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 -

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

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Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite...

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...

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...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.

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 1815 - September 23 - One of the greatest hurricanes to strike New England made landfall at Long Island and crossed Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
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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...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...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, ...Read MORE...

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...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,'...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...Read MORE...

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed

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Invention 1826 - The gas stove is invented (James Sharp, UK)
...John Baptist von Helmont, born at Brussels in 1677, while engaged in chemical research,...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...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...Read MORE...

News 1829 - Attempted Murder
Hesekiah Willibor, of Little Compton, Rhode Island, has been tried at Newport for an attempt to...Read MORE...

Invention 1829 - The sewing machine is invented (Barthélemy Thimonnier, France)

Lyons, France, Aug. 23. - (Correspondence of...

News 1831 - New York's first railroad opened webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

Died in Yates County, New York

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