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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.
Notes:
Born in the village of Aurora.


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Did You Know? America - Did you know? Cherry Pit Spitting - Michigan - 2018 will be the 45th year of the International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship, held at the Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm in Michigan. It"s simple – eat the cherry and spit the pip as far as you can. Contestants aren"t allowed to "pop" their cheeks with their hands, and no foreign objects or props are allowed. The record is an impressive 93.5 feet (28.5m); apparently, it is all about curling the tongue.

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1800s Recipe 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Oyster Soup - Scrape twelve good-szied roots of oyster plants or salsify and throw them at once into cold water. Cut into thin slices, cover with one quart of water and cook gently for an hour, or until perfectly tender. Add a quart of milk, two teaspoonfuls of salt, a quarter of a teaspoonful of pepper, two tablespoonfuls of butter cut into bits. Turn into the tureen, and serve with oyster crackers.

The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898
1800s Etiquette 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid making any noise in eating, even if each meal is eaten in solitary state. It is a disgusting habit, and one not easily cured if once contracted, to make any noise with the lips when eating.

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
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora) - 1848 Aurora, NY
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
1848 Aurora, NY
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora) - Morgan's Store, Aurora, NY. George W. Salisbury was a clerk there before the Civil War
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
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Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora) - Dining Hall, Wells College - Aurora, New York
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)
Dining Hall, Wells College - Aurora, New York
Webster, Massachusetts, USA - September 17, 1890
Webster, Massachusetts, USA
September 17, 1890
Webster, Massachusetts, USA - At Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagogg
chaubunagungamaugg, Webster, Mass.
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Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Post Office. Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA - Beacon Park Theatre, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Beacon Park Theatre, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA - Boat Landing, Beacon Park, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Boat Landing, Beacon Park, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA - Hotel DeWitt, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Hotel DeWitt, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA - Indian Inn, Webster, Mass.
Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Indian Inn, Webster, Mass.


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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 .rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~springport/ pictures101/ ledyard_civil_war_web/ pages/ 10131_96.htm

Children:
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)

 flag Sherman Smith SALISBURY (b.4 October 1869, Auburn, New York, USA  d. 22 March 1947, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA)

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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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - American Hotel in Auburn, NY where George W. Salisbury and Caroline Smith were married
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - From Ledyard in the Civil War - George W. Salisbury's marriage
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - George W. Salisbury and Caroline M. Smith's marriage certificate
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - 1865 Ledyard, Cayuga, New York
Charlotte M Smith, 62, f, b. VT, mother of 6 children, married 1 tim
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Real Estate Deeds Yesterday

“Daniel H. Growing and others to Elizabeth B. Towne and Caroline M. S
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Details of this transaction can be found at familysearch.org
New York, Land Records, 1630-1975 Cayu
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Caroline Smith Salisbury, George W. Salisbury, Charlotte Salisbury Feige, Clifford Feige, Anna Korch
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - People as related to my grandmother, Evelyn Pearl Feige Baker:

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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - (L to R) Caroline Smith Salisbury, Gertrude Feige?, Feige boy?, Charlotte Salisbury Feige, Anna Korc
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Around 1911?
Front L to R: Anna Feige, Cliff Feige
Middle L to R: Caroline Smith Salisbury, Anna K
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - “Mr. and Mrs. George W. Salisbury left this morning for Webster, Mass., for a few weeks’ visit with
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Caroline Salisbury's request to Commissioner of Pensions for return of marriage certificate - March
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - 1916 request for pension increase
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
1916 request for pension increase
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Birthday card sent to great-granddaughter, Evelyn Feige, 1920?
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Birthday card sent to great-granddaughter, Evelyn Feige, 1920?
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Pension reimbursement to Helen Salisbury for Caroline Salisbury's death expenses - July 26, 1927
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - Feb 19, 1927 Undertaker Bill - Auburn, NY
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
Feb 19, 1927 Undertaker Bill - Auburn, NY
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - March 26, 1927 Dr. Myron F. Cutler, Webster, MA - final bill
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - March 1927 - O. Floyd Nolf, Funeral Director and Embalmer, Webster, MA - bill and payment receipt
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
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Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - April 7, 1927 Attending Physician's Statement
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
April 7, 1927 Attending Physician's Statement
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH - 1927 Caroline Salisbury's death expenses
Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH
1927 Caroline Salisbury's death expenses
Birth
3 March 1843
Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora)

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...


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


News 1851 - President Fillmore sojourned at his father's residence at Aurora, New York, on Sunday and Monday.

The Sun - Baltimore, Maryland - May 21, 1851

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,...Read MORE...


News 1858 - Shoe Business Flourishing
The shoe business at Webster, Mass., has been in a very flourishing condition for the last few...Read MORE...


1860
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.

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.
...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

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...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...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).

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.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...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,...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)
News 1866 - Snake Prank
In Webster, Mass., recently, some young man placed two small brown snakes in a kind of fancy paper...Read MORE...


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"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...


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
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
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...


News Saturday, April 22, 1876 - Aurora Centennial Festival A Brilliant Affair - Large Attendance and Complete Success
The good citizens of the quite village of Aurora have been for some weeks preparing for a...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...


News 1878 - Large Fire At Webster, Mass.
BOSTON, Feb. 12 - A fire broke out, this morning, in the calendering department of Samuel Slater &...Read MORE...


1878 Birth of Child
Harriet E (Hattie) SALISBURY was born 1 November 1878, Auburn, New York, USA
1880
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.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
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

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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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

News 1884 - Walked to Webster from California
Warren B. Johnson, aged sixty-five years, who left California on foot June 1, 1882, with a horse,...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - 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).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

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

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

News 1887 - Women on the Board
The Board of Trustees of Wells Female College at Aurora, New York, yesterday voted that women...Read MORE...


News 1888 - WELLS COLLEGE DESTROYED. A FIRE SWEEPS THE MAIN BUILDING, CAUSING A LOSS OF $130,000.
Auburn, N. Y., Aug. 9. - Fire was discovered in the library of the main building of Wells Female...Read MORE...


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

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....Read MORE...


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...


News Thursday, February 2, 1893 - At Morgan's store, a gold watch is offered to the person guessing nearest the number of beans in a jar, contest to be decided April 1st.

Union Springs Advertiser - Union Springs, New York - Thursday, February 2, 1893

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. www.e-referencedesk.com/ ...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...


News Thursday, Nov, 7, 1895 - A Call At Aurora
Aurora is not content at being "Goddess of the Morning," but, has included the evening, too, by the ...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...


1900
George is living at 1 1/ 2 Lewis St. Auburn, Cayuga, New York. He is living with his wife, Caroline...Read MORE...


News 1900 - SUICIDE WAS 105 YEARS OLD.
Last Survivor of Nipunk Tribe Sets Her House on Fire and Dies Rather then Go to the...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.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


News 1901 - TROLLEY DEAL IN CONNECTICUT: New Haven Road Purchases the Webster and Worcester System.
NEW HAVEN, Jan. 12 - The New Haven Road has just purchased through the People's Tramway Company of ...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.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

News Wednesday, April 23, 1902 - Fire at Webster, Mass. - It Was so Hot That it Made the River Boil
Webster, Mass. April 23 - John D. Putnam's box factory, adjacent to French river, burned last...Read MORE...


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...

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


News 1905 - Minister to Korea
Edwin Morgan, the newly appointed minister to Korea, was at the State Department this morning...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

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

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1910
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 about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and ...Read MORE...


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


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.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


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 mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an...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...


1915
According to the Act of Apr 19, 1908, Caroline Salisbury, widow, pension $12/ month starting Oct 4,...Read MORE...


1915
Arthur E. Blauvelt, Notary Public, states that Caroline M. Salisbury presented him with a marriage...Read MORE...


1915
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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

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

“Mrs....Read MORE...


1916
Increase of pension $20/ month, widow reached age of 70
The National Archives

1916
Letter from Caroline M. Salisbury, 1 1/ 2 Lewis St., Auburn, NY - requesting return of marriage...Read MORE...


1916
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.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

1917
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...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - America is at war. Amidst the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in congress, the House early...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


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

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
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World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
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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. (Wikipedia)

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1920
Caroline Salisbury is living at 283 School St. in Webster, MA at the age of 76. Living with her is...Read MORE...


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

News 1920 - Webster, Mass., Mill Closes
WEBSTER, Mass., Oct. 13 - The South Village Woolen and Worsted mill of the S. Slater & Sons, Inc.,...Read MORE...


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


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

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1926
Letter from daughter of Caroline M. Salisbury requesting status of increase of pension request....Read MORE...


1926
Letter signed by Frnak H. Foss, 30th Dist. MA, Congress of United States, House of Representatives, ...Read MORE...


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


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

1927
Bill from Lester E. Brew, Undertaker, 47 Clark St., Auburn, NY
The National Archives

1927
Bill to S.S. Salisbury from Fort Hill Cemetery Association, Auburn, NY $16 for mother's burial
The National Archives

1927
Dr. Myron F. Cutler
Physician Bill for Caroline M. Salisbury - $30.50
The National Archives

1927
Funeral Expenses for Caroline M. Salisbury - $192
O. Floyd Nolf
Funeral Director and...Read MORE...


1927
Helen E. Salisbury, 283 School St., Webster, MA
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1927
Helen Elizabeth Salisbury, Application for Reimbursement

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1927
Letter to Helen E. Salisbury, 283 School St., Webster, MA. -- Claim for reimbursement in case of...Read MORE...


1927
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

http://www.cayuganet.org/forthill/
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.
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