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U.S. President flag    John  TYLER

  (b. 29 March 1790Charles City, Virginia, USA   d. 18 January 1862Richmond, Virginia, USA )  
Summary: John TYLER was born 29 March 1790 in Charles City, Virginia, USA. John TYLER was the child of

John TYLER died 18 January 1862 in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


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Did You Know?The state of Virginia was named after England's Queen Elizabeth I. In the early 1600's, all of North America that was not Spanish or French was then called 'Virginia' in honor of 'The Virgin Queen,' and the earliest English colonial expeditions were sent by the Virginia Company of London. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1788 - Crown Colony of Virginia
June 25, 1788 - Virginia becomes 10th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

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Charles City, Virginia, USA - Shirley Plantation
Home of the Carters since 1723
Charles City, Virginia, USA
Shirley Plantation Home of the Carters since 1723
Charles City, Virginia, USA - Westover was built circa 1730 by William Byrd II, the founder of Richmond.

It is noteworthy for its secret passages, magnificent gardens, and architectural details. 

Westover was named for Henry West, fourth Lord Delaware and son of Thomas West, Governor of Virginia.

http://www.jamesriverplantations.org/
Charles City, Virginia, USA
Westover was built circa 1730 by William Byrd II, ... Read MORE...
Charles City, Virginia, USA - Sherwood Forest
Home of John Tyler, 10th President of the United States
Charles City, Virginia, USA
Sherwood Forest
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Charles City, Virginia, USA - At
Charles City, Virginia, USA
At "Shirley" on the James River
Richmond, Virginia, USA - Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A... Read MORE...
Richmond, Virginia, USA - Scene on the Canal

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Scene on the Canal

Picturesque America: Or,... Read MORE...
Richmond, Virginia, USA - Byrd Street (Union) Depot, Richmond, Va.
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Byrd Street (Union) Depot, Richmond, Va.
Richmond, Virginia, USA - Washington Monument, Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Washington Monument, Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.
Richmond, Virginia, USA - Old St. Paul's Church and New Parish House, Richmond, Va.
Richmond, Virginia, USA
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Birth
29 March 1790
Charles City, Virginia, USA

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USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


News 1800 - August 30 - Gabriel Prosser leads a slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia

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


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

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...Read MORE...


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

historyorb.com - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...


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...


News 1807 - May 22 - Former VP Aaron Burr is tried for treason in Richmond Va (acquitted)

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News 1811 - Theater Fire
1811 - December 26 - A theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George...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.


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...



USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...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

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...Read MORE...


USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...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 ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


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...Read MORE...


News The City of Richmond was officially part of Henrico County until 1842, when it became a fully independent city.

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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

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...


News January 18, 1857 - A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard.
Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on...Read MORE...


News 1858 - August 24 - Richmond "Daily Dispatch" reports 90 blacks arrested for learning

historyorb.com - August 24, 1858


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

News 1861 - May 8 - Richmond Va, is named the capital of the Confederacy

historyorb.com - May 8, 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...


Death
18 January 1862
Richmond, Virginia, USA


John is buried at: Hollywood Cemetery Richmond Richmond City Virginia, USA
Name: John Tyler
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1862
Event Place: Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 29 Mar 1790
Death Date: 18 Jan 1862
Affiliate Record Identifier: 1331
Cemetery: Hollywood Cemetery

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVM-MQ17 : accessed 28 June 2015), John Tyler, 1862; Burial, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, United States of America, Hollywood Cemetery; citing record ID 1331, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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