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 U.S. President flag  James Abram  GARFIELD

  (b. 19 November 1831, Ohio, USA   d. 19 September 1881, New Jersey, USA )  
Cause of Death: shot by Charles J. Guiteau
Summary: James Abram GARFIELD was born 19 November 1831 in , Ohio, USA. James Abram GARFIELD was the child of

He married  Lucretia RUDOLPH 11 November 1858 in Portage, Ohio, USA . 

James Abram GARFIELD died 19 September 1881 in , New Jersey, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


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born at Cuyahoga County, Ohio


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Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1774: First Continental Congressmeets in Philadelphia, with 56 delegates representing every colony except Georgia. Delegates include Patrick Henry, George Washington, and Samuel Adams.

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James Abram GARFIELD married  Lucretia RUDOLPH-- Date: 11 November 1858 Place: Portage, Ohio, USA
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Event Date: 11 Nov 1858
Event Place: Portage,Ohio
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51334-2
System Origin: Ohio-ODM
GS Film number: 0891358 V. 2
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"Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958," Database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:XDVQ-64V : accessed 28 June 2015), J. A. Garfield and Lucretia Rudolph, 11 Nov 1858; citing Portage,Ohio, reference ; FHL microfilm 0891358 V. 2.

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News 1832 - Ohio and Lake Erie Canal opened

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News 1835 - Boundary dispute between Ohio and Michigan caused Toledo War; Ohio granted contested lands around Toledo

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USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
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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

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
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USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
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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.
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USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
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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
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News 1852 - Ohio was the first state to enact laws protecting working women.

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USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
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News 1854 - April 16 – The United States packet ship Powhattan is wrecked off the New Jersey shore with more than 200 + victims.

www.wikipedia.org - April 16, 1854

USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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News 1858 - Dinosaur Fossil Found
The first nearly complete dinosaur fossil is found in Haddonfield, New Jersery.

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James Abram GARFIELD and Lucretia RUDOLPH 11 November 1858, Portage, Ohio, USA
News 1860 - May 1 – A Chondrite-type meteorite falls to earth in Muskingum County, Ohio near the town of New Concord.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1860

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.
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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.
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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.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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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.
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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:
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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"
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News 1870 - John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil; Benjamin Goodrich opened rubber plant in Akron

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Name: James A Garfield
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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.
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USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
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USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
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News 1876 - December 29 – The Ashtabula River Railroad bridge disaster occurs, leaving 92 dead.

www.wikipedia.org - December 29, 1876

News 1879 - December 31 – Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

www.wikipedia.org - December 31, 1879

Death
19 September 1881
, New Jersey, USA

died at Elberon, New Jersey

James is buried at: Lake View Cemetery Cleveland Cuyahoga County Ohio, USA Plot: Section 15
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