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US Civil War Soldiers flag  Russel Augustine  KEMPTON

  (b. 10 July 1840Sutton, Massachusetts, USA   d. 1 September 1874Ashland, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Russel Augustine KEMPTON was born 10 July 1840 in Sutton, Massachusetts, USA. Russel Augustine KEMPTON was the child of

Russel Augustine KEMPTON died 1 September 1874 in Ashland, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: Mechanic

Abraham Wilson Kempton (1811 - 1896)
Nancy Newton Kempton (1808 - 1885)

Married Lizzie E. Smith on 10 Sep 1870 in Ashland, MA.

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Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to protest high state taxes and stiff penalties for failure to pay.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA -
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

Sutton, Massachusetts, USA - First Congregational Church, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
First Congregational Church, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA - Residence Street, Looking East, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
Residence Street, Looking East, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA - Road at West Sutton, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
Road at West Sutton, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA - Cemetery and Town Hall, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
Cemetery and Town Hall, Sutton, Mass.
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA - School House, Sutton, Mass
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
School House, Sutton, Mass
Ashland, Massachusetts, USA - Ashland, Mass. Pleasant St.
Ashland, Massachusetts, USA
Ashland, Mass. Pleasant St.
Ashland, Massachusetts, USA - Centre looking South, Ashland, Mass.
Ashland, Massachusetts, USA
Centre looking South, Ashland, Mass.

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Russel Augustine KEMPTON
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10 July 1840
Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

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. - 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...

News 1853 - Sad Occurrence
Mrs. Mary Whiting, an aged lady of nearly 90 years, was burned to death in Sutton, Massachusetts,...Read MORE...

News 1854 - The Destructive Gate - Its Effects at the East.
...In Ashland, a new three-story frame building, 60 by 40 feet, not quite completed, belonging to...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. 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 - 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. - 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). - 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...

News 1865 - Thank You to Soldiers
A noble woman, by the name of Susan Williams, South Sutton, Massachusetts, gives to every soldier...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...

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...

1 September 1874
Ashland, Massachusetts, USA

Name: Russel A. Kempton
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 01 Sep 1874
Death Place: Ashland, Massachusetts
Age: 34
Birth Date: 1840
Birth Place: Sutton, Ma.
Occupation: Mechanic
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Abraham
Father's Birthplace: Blackstone, Ma.
Mother's Name: Nancy
Mother's Birthplace: Millbury, Ma.
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B06777-6
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 960205
Reference ID: V 266 P 51

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FCMB-HYM : 10 December 2014), Russel A. Kempton, 01 Sep 1874; citing Ashland, Massachusetts, reference V 266 P 51; FHL microfilm 960,205."

Russel is buried at: Riverside Cemetery Grafton Worcester County Massachusetts, USA Plot: upper cemetery, old 1861 map section A
Added: 4/5/2017 10:27:16 PM

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