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flag  Harriet A  ASHLEY

  (b. 13 October 1799West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 5 February 1870Agawam, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Harriet A ASHLEY was born 13 October 1799 in West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. Harriet A ASHLEY was the child of

She married  William Smith BOWE .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. William Smith BOWE  was born 30 June 1789 in Middletown, Connecticut, USA .  He died 4 January 1868 in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA .  He was the son of Isaac BOWE and Elizabeth LEE.

Harriet A ASHLEY died 5 February 1870 in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA.
Notes:
Father: Solomon Ashley
Mother: Caroline Rogers


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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (statesymbolsusa.org)

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? February 24, 1803 - Marbury v. Madison: Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power of the Court by establishing its right to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional.

www.infoplease.com
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West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - Town Hall and Common
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West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - Old Day House
West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Old Day House
West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA - Genton Clothes
West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Agawam, Massachusetts, USA - Entrance to Riverside Park, Agawam, Mass.

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Agawam, Massachusetts, USA - First Baptist Church. Agawam, Mass.
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First Baptist Church. Agawam, Mass.

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Harriet A ASHLEY married flag William Smith BOWE-- Place: 
William Smith BOWE was the son of Isaac BOWE and Elizabeth LEE




Children:
flag Ralph BOWE (b.abt. 1825, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA  d. 1 September 1855, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA)


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Birth
13 October 1799
West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA

News 1800 - Agawam and Feeding Hills divided into two distinct parishes in the town of West Springfield.

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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 1810 One of the first cotton mills in Western Massachusetts (Agwam) built on land now owned by Riverside Park at mouth of 3-mile Brook. A settlement of tenements for the mill help was known as the "Factory Ground".

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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...


News 1819 The first Sunday School in Agwam was organized.

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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

News 1840 Methodist Church built in south part of Agawam.

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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...


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.

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 1855 - Agawam separated from West Springfield and was incorporated as a town including Feeding Hills and Mittineague, with a population of about 1500. The first town meeting was held in the Methodist Church.

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1855 Death of Child
Ralph BOWE died 1 September 1855, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
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

News 1861 - 172 men went from the town (of Agawam) to the Civil War, of whom 22 died either in battle or from disease. The women formed a Soldier's Relief Society working for the soldiers and contributing $1000 in money.

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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...


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...


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...


1868 Death of Spouse/Partner
William Smith BOWE died 4 January 1868, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Death
5 February 1870
Agawam, Massachusetts, USA

Name: Harriet A Bowe
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Agawam
Death Date: 05 Feb 1870
Death Place: Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts
Age: 70
Birth Date: 1800
Birth Place: West Springfield
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Race:
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse's Name: Bowe
Father's Name: Solomon Ashley
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Caroline Ashley
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B07552-0
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 2028187
Reference ID: it8 v1 p21 n24

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FC9L-YRN : 10 December 2014), Harriet A Bowe, 05 Feb 1870; citing Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts, reference it8 v1 p21 n24; FHL microfilm 2,028,187."

Harriet is buried at: Old North Burying Ground Agawam, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
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