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US Civil War Soldiers flag  Benjamin Potwine  ALLEN

  (b. 1 July 1808East Windsor, Connecticut, USA   d. 10 July 1862Amherst, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Benjamin Potwine ALLEN was born 1 July 1808 in East Windsor, Connecticut, USA. Benjamin Potwine ALLEN was the child of

Benjamin Potwine ALLEN died 10 July 1862 in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA .

Occupation: Carpenter


Notes:
Father: Noah Allen
Mother: Hopefull Potwine


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Did You Know? America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares that the American continents are henceforth off-limits for further colonization by European powers.

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East Windsor, Connecticut, USA - Bissell's Ferry - Connecting Windsor with East Windsor Hill, Conn.
Established previous to 1648, and still in operation.
East Windsor, Connecticut, USA
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East Windsor, Connecticut, USA - Connecticut Electric Railway Trolley Museum
East Windsor, Connecticut, USA
Connecticut Electric Railway Trolley Museum
East Windsor, Connecticut, USA - Main Street, East Windsor Hill, Conn. Station 55.
East Windsor, Connecticut, USA
Main Street, East Windsor Hill, Conn. Station 55.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) - Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)
Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) - The New Barn, M. A. C. Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)
The New Barn, M. A. C. Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst) - Awaiting the Rope Pull, M.S.C., Amherst, Mass.
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)
Awaiting the Rope Pull, M.S.C., Amherst, Mass.

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Birth
1 July 1808
East Windsor, Connecticut, USA

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...


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
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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
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


News 1844 - April 20 - Fire in East Windsor
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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.
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.
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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
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


News 1851 - The Water Company
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USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
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USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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News 1857 - AMHERST COLLEGE fire.
Amherst College, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1857.

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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.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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Death
10 July 1862
Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)

Name: Benj. P. Allen
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place: So. Amherst
Death Date: 10 Jul 1862
Death Place: Amherst, Hampshire, Mass.
Age: 54
Birth Date: 1808
Birth Place: E. Windsor, Ct.
Occupation: Carpenter
Race:
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Noah Allen
Father's Birthplace: E. Windsor, Ct.
Mother's Name: Hopefull Potwine
Mother's Birthplace: E. Windsor, Ct.
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B50128-3
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 186127
Reference ID: v 5 p 33

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FH1Z-XV4 : 10 December 2014), Benj. P. Allen, 10 Jul 1862; citing Amherst, Hampshire, Mass., reference v 5 p 33; FHL microfilm 186,127."

Benjamin is buried at: South Amherst Cemetery Amherst, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
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