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U.S. President flag    Franklin  PIERCE

  (b. 23 November 1804, New Hampshire, USA   d. 8 October 1869Concord, New Hampshire, USA )  
Summary: Franklin PIERCE was born 23 November 1804 in , New Hampshire, USA. Franklin PIERCE was the child of

He married  Jane M APPLETON 19 November 1834 in Amherst, New Hampshire, USA .  Jane M APPLETON  was born 12 March 1806 in Hampton, New Hampshire, USA .  She died 2 December 1863 in Andover, Massachusetts, USA . 

Franklin PIERCE died 8 October 1869 in Concord, New Hampshire, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


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born at Hillsborough, New Hampshire


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Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1822: Denmark Vesey, an enslaved African American carpenter who had purchased his freedom, plans a slave revolt with the intent to lay siege on Charleston, South Carolina. The plot is discovered, and Vesey and 34 coconspirators are hanged.

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Concord, New Hampshire, USA - Main Street looking South, Concord, N.H.
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Concord, New Hampshire, USA - Park Street showing Historical Society Bldg., State House and Library, Concord, N.H.
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Franklin PIERCE married flag   Jane M APPLETON-- Date: 19 November 1834 Place: Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
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Name: Franklin Pierce
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Event Date: 19 Nov 1834
Event Place: Amherst, Hillsborough, Nh
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73152-6
System Origin: New Hampshire-VR
GS Film number: 1001290
Reference ID: 2:3PCKPJX

"New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920," Database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FD2C-L5L : accessed 28 June 2015), Franklin Pierce and Jane M. Appleton, 19 Nov 1834; citing reference 2:3PCKPJX; FHL microfilm 1,001,290.

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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 1808 - Capital established
State capital established in Concord

News 1809 - New Hampshire’s state motto is “Live Free or Die” and was coined by General John Stark in 1809

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News January 19, 1810 - The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy struck Sanbornton NH where three children froze to death.

WeatherForYou.com - January 19, 1810

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.
It was the worst tempest in nearly two hundred years.
WeatherForYou.com - September 23, 1815

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...


News January 17, 1817 - A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.

WeatherForYou.com - January 17, 1817


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

1834 Marriage / Partner
Franklin PIERCE and Jane M APPLETON 19 November 1834, Amherst, New Hampshire, USA
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
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World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

News 1840 - Webster-Ashburton Treaty determined official border between state of New Hampshire and Canada

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USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
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USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...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

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...


1853 - March 4 - Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) becomes 14th President of the United States
As president, Pierce followed a course of appeasing the South at home and of playing with schemes...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...



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...


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...


1863 Death of Spouse/Partner
Jane M APPLETON died 2 December 1863, Andover, Massachusetts, USA
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...


News 1866 - LARGE FIRE AT CONCORD.
Concord has had a narrow escape from a disastrous conflagration, but fortunately there was little...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...


News 1867 - Burning of the American House at Concord, N. H. - The Democratic Headquarters.
A correspondent of the Boston Transcript write as follows of the American House at Concord, N. H.,...Read MORE...


Death
8 October 1869
Concord, New Hampshire, USA

Name: Franklin Pierce
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Event Date (Original): 8 Oct 1869
Event Date: 08 Oct 1869
Event Place: Concord
Gender: Male
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Age: 65
Birth Year (Estimated): 1804
Birthplace: Hillsborough, , ,
Marital Status: Widowed
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Father's Name: Benj Pierce
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Mother's Name: Elizabeth Pierce
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Clerk's Jurisdiction Place: Concord, , New Hampshire
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GS Film number: 1001098
Digital Folder Number: 4243767
Image Number: 05012
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"New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947," Database with images, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FS21-TPJ : accessed 28 June 2015), Franklin Pierce, 08 Oct 1869; citing Concord, Bureau Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,001,098.

Franklin is buried at: Old North Cemetery Concord Merrimack County New Hampshire, USA Plot: Minot enclosure adjoining Old North Cemetery
Name: Franklin Pierce
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Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1869
Event Place: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 23 Nov 1804
Death Date: 08 Oct 1869
Affiliate Record Identifier: 814
Cemetery: Old North Cemetery

"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-16N5 : accessed 28 June 2015), Franklin Pierce, 1869; Burial, Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States of America, Old North Cemetery; citing record ID 814, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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