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flag    Caroline Matilda (Carrie)  SMITH

  (b. 3 March 1843Ledyard, New York, USA   d. 15 February 1927Webster, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 84
Summary: Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH was born 3 March 1843 in Ledyard, New York, USA . Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH was the child of Sherman SMITH and Charlotte Maria BURNHAM and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Abram (Abraham) SMITH and Elizabeth MINOT (maternal)  Asa W BURNHAM and Lucy HUNTINGTON

She married  George Washington SALISBURY 20 August 1862 in Auburn, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. George Washington SALISBURY  was born 11 July 1836 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora) .  He died 18 September 1915 in Auburn, New York, USA .  He was the son of David SALISBURY and Maria WOOD.

Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH died 15 February 1927 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA.

Born in the village of Aurora.

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February 22, 1819 - Spain agrees to cede Florida to the United States.
1800S Etiquette1800S Advice And Etiquette For Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...Read MORE...

The Ladies" Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
1800s Recipe1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Ham Balls - Take cold-boiled or baked ham, chop fine, add as many eggs as there are persons...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881

Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
1848 Aurora, NY

Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
Morgan's Store, Aurora, NY. George W. Salisbury...

Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
Dining Hall, Wells College - Aurora, New York

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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH married US Civil War Soldiers flag   George Washington SALISBURY-- Date: 20 August 1862 Place: Auburn, New York, USA
George Washington SALISBURY was the son of David SALISBURY and Maria WOOD

They were married by
Rev. Medad Pomeroy at American (Hotel) Genesee St. Auburn, New York. Witnesses: Henry Almy, Edwin A. Strong, Edwin B. Morgan. Source: Marriage Certificate
The next day, George left to fight in the Civil War. Source: According to Ledyard in the Civil War By Temple Hollcroft (page 16) -- freepages.genealogy ~springport/ pictures101/ ledyard_civil_war_web/ pages/ 10131_96.htm


flag  Helen Elizabeth SALISBURY (b.19 April 1866, Ledyard, New York, USA   d. 30 August 1945, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

flag   Charlotte Marie SALISBURY (b.21 March 1868, Ledyard, New York, USA   d. 5 February 1935, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. George Wilhelm FEIGE 16 February 1887

flag   Sherman Smith SALISBURY (b.4 October 1869, Auburn, New York, USA  d. 22 March 1947, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA)
m. Evelyn GALBRAITH abt 17 September 1891

flag  Harriet E (Hattie) SALISBURY (b.1 November 1878, Auburn, New York, USA  d. 1 February 1882, Auburn, New York, USA)

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1865 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
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1916 request for pension increase

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Feb 19, 1927 Undertaker Bill - Auburn, NY

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March 1927 - O. Floyd Nolf, Funeral Director and... Read MORE...

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April 7, 1927 Attending Physician's Statement

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1927 Caroline Salisbury's death expenses
3 March 1843
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

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...

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. - February 2, 1848

1850 Census
Smith, Sherman, State: New York Year: 1850, County: Cayuga Roll: , Township: Ledyard Page: ...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...Read MORE...

USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...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...Read MORE...

1855 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
name: Caroline Smith
event: Census
event date: 1855
event place: Ledyard, Cayuga, New York,...

CENSUS YR: 1860 STATE or TERRITORY: NY COUNTY: Cayuga DIVISION: Ledyard REEL NO: M653-729 ...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. 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.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - 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...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. - 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...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 ...Read MORE...

1862 Marriage / Partner
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH and George Washington SALISBURY 20 August 1862, Auburn, New York, USA
USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...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). - July 3, 1863

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

1866 Birth of Child
Helen Elizabeth SALISBURY was born 19 April 1866, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1868 Birth of Child
Charlotte Marie SALISBURY was born 21 March 1868, Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

1869 Birth of Child
Sherman Smith SALISBURY was born 4 October 1869, Auburn, New York, USA
1870 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
Ledyard, NY, George, 33, and Caroline Salisbury, 27, living with their children. Charlotte is two...Read MORE...

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...

1875 Auburn, Cayuga, New York
Name: Carotine M Salisbury
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Event Date: 1875
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USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...

USA 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 ...Read MORE...

1878 Birth of Child
Harriet E (Hattie) SALISBURY was born 1 November 1878, Auburn, New York, USA

George Saulsbury is listed as a Cooper, age 43, living at 15 West St. in Auburn, NY with Caroline, ...Read MORE...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...

October 25, 1882 - Real Estate Transaction
Caroline and George Salisbury to Elizbeth B. Towne, Van Anden Street, Auburn, New York


1882 Death of Child
Harriet E (Hattie) SALISBURY died 1 February 1882, Auburn, New York, USA

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. - 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. - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

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

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

1892 Auburn, Ward 2, E.D. 1, Cayuga, New York
George W Salsbury, m, 55, US Citizen, shipping clerk
David Salsbury, m, 92, US Citizen
Frank C....

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European...Read MORE...

USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...

George is living at 1 1/ 2 Lewis St. Auburn, Cayuga, New York. He is living with his wife, Caroline...Read MORE...

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.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII. - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...

1905 New York State Census
name: Caroline M Salisbury
residence: Auburn, Cayuga, New York
age: 62
estimated birth...

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. - April 7, 1906

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile. - September 27, 1908

George is living at 1 1/ 2 Lewis St., Auburn, Cayuga, New York at the age of 73, retired. Caroline...Read MORE...

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act. - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full...Read MORE...

1914 - Married 52 Years - Mr. and Mrs. George W. Salisbury will observe anniversary tomorrow
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Salisbury, who reside at No. 1 ½ Lewis Street are congratulating themselves...Read MORE...

According to the Act of Apr 19, 1908, Caroline Salisbury, widow, pension $12/ month starting Oct 4,...Read MORE...

Arthur E. Blauvelt, Notary Public, states that Caroline M. Salisbury presented him with a marriage...Read MORE...

Letter from Notary Public stating that Caroline M. Salisbury, age 72, residence 1 1/ 2 Lewis St.,...Read MORE...

27 Sept 1915
"In the matter of the claim for pension of Caroline Salisbury, residing at 1 1/ 2 Lewis Street,...Read MORE...

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool. - May 7, 1915

1915 Death of Spouse/Partner
George Washington SALISBURY died 18 September 1915, Auburn, New York, USA
NOTE: About 2 weeks after the death of her husband, George W. Salisbury
Aurora and Wells

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Increase of pension $20/ month, widow reached age of 70
The National Archives

Letter from Caroline M. Salisbury, 1 1/ 2 Lewis St., Auburn, NY - requesting return of marriage...Read MORE...

Statement by Caroline M. Salisbury in her handwriting. She is age 73, living at 69 School St.,...Read MORE...

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. - May 30, 1916

Pension increase $25/ month from Oct 6, 1917 by Act of Congress
The National Archives

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...

USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War

Washington, April 6 - ...

USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire. - October 31, 1918

World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...

USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto....Read MORE...

Caroline Salisbury is living at 283 School St. in Webster, MA at the age of 76. Living with her is...Read MORE...

Pension increase $30/ month 1 May 1920 by Act of Congress
The National Archives

Webster, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1922
Name: Caroline M Salisbury
Residence Year: 1922
Street Address: 283 School
Residence...

USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...

Letter from daughter of Caroline M. Salisbury requesting status of increase of pension request....Read MORE...

Letter signed by Frnak H. Foss, 30th Dist. MA, Congress of United States, House of Representatives, ...Read MORE...

Letter to Hon. Frank H. Foss, House of Representatives, Dec 7, 1926, states that Caroline M....Read MORE...

Pension increase $50/ month 3 July 1926
The National Archives

Bill from Lester E. Brew, Undertaker, 47 Clark St., Auburn, NY
The National Archives

Bill to S.S. Salisbury from Fort Hill Cemetery Association, Auburn, NY $16 for mother's burial
The National Archives

Dr. Myron F. Cutler
Physician Bill for Caroline M. Salisbury - $30.50
The National Archives

Funeral Expenses for Caroline M. Salisbury - $192
O. Floyd Nolf
Funeral Director and...

Helen E. Salisbury, 283 School St., Webster, MA
Reimbursement for death expenses of Caroline M....

Helen Elizabeth Salisbury, Application for Reimbursement

Helen, age 60, resident of Webster, MA...

Letter to Helen E. Salisbury, 283 School St., Webster, MA. -- Claim for reimbursement in case of...Read MORE...

S.S. Salisbury signed paper to let Helen E. Salisbury use accrued pension money to pay for funeral...Read MORE...

The Webster Times, Webster, Massachusetts
Wednesday, February 16, 1927

"Mrs. Salisbury Dies At Home On School St.

Mrs. Caroline M. (Smith) Salisbury, one of the oldest women residents of Webster, died last night at her home, 283 School street, aged 83 years 11 months and 13 days.

Mrs. Salisbury is survived by two daughters, Mrs. George W. Feige and Miss Helen E. Salisbury, both of Webster, and one son, S. S. Salisbury of Grand Rapids, Mich.

The funeral service will be held from the home Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Chester A. Wheeler, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating.

It is requested that there be no flowers.

The body will be taken to Auburn, N.Y., for burial, in charge of undertaker O. Floyd Nolf."

Caroline is buried at: Fort Hill Cemetery

Auburn, New York, USA
She was buried on 2/18/1927 in Section Home, Lot 590
Caroline is buried next to George, but does not have a stone.

An interesting note: Harriet Tubman’s grave is in this cemetery, not very far from George W. Salisbury’s.

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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