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  (b. 16 February 1763 New Hanover, North Carolina, USA   d. 20 June 1843 Clarksville, Sailor's Rest, Montgomery, Tennessee, USA )  

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James FENTRESS was born 16 February 1763 in New Hanover, Crown Colony of North Carolina. James FENTRESS was the child of ?   and   ?

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He married  Barbara WELLS .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Barbara WELLS  was born abt. 1768 in North Carolina, USA.  She died abt. 1804 in Dickson, Tennessee, USA.  She was the daughter of Martin WELLS and Mary JONES.

James FENTRESS died 20 June 1843 in Clarksville, Sailor's Rest, Montgomery, Tennessee, USA.
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1729 - 1789 - Crown Colony of North Carolina
November 21, 1789 - North Carolina becomes 12th U.S. state

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Birth
16 February 1763
New Hanover, North Carolina, USA

Biography

Fentress, James (1763 – 1843)
HOUSE, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th General Assemblies, 1809-25; represented Montgomery, Humphreys, and Stewart counties in 9th; Montgomery County alone 10th-15th inclusive. Speaker of house 11th, 13th, 14th, and 15th sessions 1815-17, 1819-25. Born in Hanover County, NC, Feb 16, 1763; son of James Fentress. Schooling described as "quite limited". Came from North Carolina, 1798; settled on...Read MORE...




USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act


USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.


USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre


USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party


USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)


USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed


USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia


USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride


USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.


USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston


USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.


USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.


USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill


USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.


USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence


USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”


USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware


USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted


USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.


World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.


USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.


USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown


USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War


USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified


USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military


USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States


USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded


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


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


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.


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


USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire


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


USA 1819 - The Panic of 1819 - A combination of bad banking practices; too much land speculation and competition from Europe caused the United States to enter its first economic depression.


USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed


USA 1826 - July 4 – Former US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.


USA 1827 - February 28 – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.


USA 1830 - May 28 – The Indian Removal Act marks the beginning of the forced relocation of five tribes of native Americans, known as Trail of Tears


USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper


USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence


USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837


World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail


USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States


USA 1842 - August 9 – The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains.

1786 Birth of Child
Margaret Vincent FENTRESS was born 30 December 1786, , North Carolina, USA
Death
20 June 1843
Clarksville, Sailor's Rest, Montgomery, Tennessee, USA


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