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immigrant US Civil War Soldiers flag  Edward  FRIEL

  (b. 1843, Ireland   d. 11 December 1878Braintree, Massachusetts, USA )  
Cause of Death: railroad accident
Summary: Edward FRIEL was born 1843 in , Ireland. Edward FRIEL was the child of

Edward FRIEL died 11 December 1878 in Braintree, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: bootmaker


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Father: Daniel
Mother: Sarah Downy

Served in Company L, 2nd Mass Heavy Artillery


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Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - Railroad Station
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA
Railroad Station
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - Cochato Club
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA
Cochato Club
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - Thayer Public Library
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA
Thayer Public Library
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - 1910 Washington Street, Braintree, Mass.
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA
1910 Washington Street, Braintree, Mass.

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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.
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

News 1848 - July 29 - Irish Potato Famine: Tipperary Revolt - in Tipperary, an unsuccessful nationalist revolt against British rule is put down by police.

historyorb.com -

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...


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.
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...


News 1867 - Fenian rising in Ireland


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...


News 1869 - The farmers in Ireland are complaining of great losses of potatoes, by disease.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - March 20, 1869

News 1869 - A handbill, of which the following is a copy, was lately posted in sundry places in London:
"TO ALL FENIANS.
"Vive la Republique!
"The Queen will visit the city in state on Saturday, and on ...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

News 1870 - In Ireland landlords are often "warned" now-a-days by finding graves dug in their front yards.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - May 14, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


News 1871 - It is a curious fact, demonstrated by a recent British census, that the population of Ireland is actually less than the number of Irish who are now in the United States.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - July 8, 1871

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...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...


Death
11 December 1878
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

Name: Edward Friel
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 11 Dec 1878
Death Place: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1843
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Father's Name: Daniel
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Mother's Name: Sarah Downy
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01081-9
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 1986736
Reference ID: 65

"Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FHT9-8LB : 10 December 2014), Edward Friel, 11 Dec 1878; citing Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, reference 65; FHL microfilm 1,986,736."

Edward is buried at: Saint Marys Cemetery Randolph, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Added: 4/25/2017 12:01:39 PM

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