He was married in 1885 with Ellen Axson, having three daughters. In 1912 Wilson was elected President of the United States and then he was re-elected again in 1916. In an interview of mine with Woodrow Wilson I asked him about his childhood, education, personal and political life. In a question about where he was born and his childhood he said, “I was born in Staunton, Virginia in December 28, 1856. But not long after I was
Maci Metheny Mrs. Cygan 23 September 2015 History Sybil Ludington Sybil Ludington was born April 5th, 1761, in Connecticut, along with her twelve brothers and sisters, of which she was the eldest. Her father, Henry Ludington was a farmer and a military officer, and her mother, Abigail, stayed home with their children. Henry and Abigail were first cousins, and six years apart in age. Soon after she was born, Sybil’s family moved to Dutchess County, New York. There, her father served in the military for more than sixty years.
Nathan Hale was an American patriot and martyr who fought for the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. This biography explores his childhood, early life, career, achievements, personal life, legacy and timeline. Hale was born on June 6, 1755 in Coventry, Connecticut, and was the second of twelve children born to Richard Hale and Elizabeth Strong. He belonged to one of the most prominent families in the region. When he was fourteen years old, he sent his brother Enoch, who was sixteen, to Yale College.
Born to Revolutionary War hero Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee in Stratford Hall, Virginia, Robert Edward Lee seemed destined for military greatness. Despite financial hardship that caused his father to depart to the West Indies, young Robert secured an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated second in the class of 1829. Two years later, he married Mary Anna Randolph Custis, a descendant of George Washington 's adopted son, John Parke Custis. Yet with for all his military pedigree, Lee had yet to set foot on a battlefield. Instead, he served seventeen years as an officer in the Corps of Engineers, supervising and inspecting the construction of the nation 's coastal defenses.
There have been many prominent leaders that have molded America into what it is today, Lee is one of them. Robert E. Lee was born in Virginia, January 19, 1807, although one historian believes has was born one year earlier (Wikipedia.com 1). Little is actually known about his childhood, and Lee scarcely mentioned it as an adult. His father, Henry “Light Horse” Lee, left him and his family at a young age and never returned. In 1825, Robert E. Lee attended West Point and graduated second in his class in 1829.
“Peter Wetzstein, age 26 years, and his wife Anna Elizabeth Kurtz, age 23, and their daughter Magratha age 6, emigrated to Philadelphia aboard the ship Samuel of London” (Campbell). Heinrich Peter Wetzstein grandchild Peter Whetstone had the most impact on American history and it would all begin in Indiana. It all began in 1790 when David and Rebeekah had their son Peter whose life is undocumented until he emigrates from Arkansas to Texas with his wife Edice Dicey Anderson Webster in 1829. They had six children together Johnston, Mary
His parents were John and Ann Rogers Clark (Indiana Historical Bureau). Both parents were landholders. They lived on a 400 acre farm by the Rivanna River which was two miles from Charlottesville. Charlottesville was only two and a half miles from where Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell. In the year of 1757 the Clarks decided to sell their land to move to a small plantation that was left behind to them by an uncle that goes by the name of John Clark (Indiana Historical Bureau).
Washington was born February 22, 1732 Westmoreland County, Virginia. His family was a planter family, and they learned their morals and manners. When growing up, he had many characteristics, so he was a man of character his whole life, I like to say. When Washington was a boy, his father died. He then married a widow, Martha Washington several years after his brother had died.
James Madison was Born on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway. During his life time he served two terms as the nation 's 4th president. James Madison grew up in Orange County, Virginia, were He was the oldest of 12 children; however, only seven lived into adulthood. James father was a successful farmer who owned thousands of acres, along with dozens of slaves. He attended a boarding school for five years, and then attend the College of New Jersey—now known as Princeton University.
James Madison James Madison also known as the “father of constitution” born on March 16,1751 in Port Conway Virginia and later dieing at the age 85 on June 28,1836. Madison was the oldest of 12 children, seven of whom lived to adulthood. His father, James, was a successful planter and owned more than 3,000 acres of land and dozens of slaves. He was also an influential figure in county affairs. In 1762, Madison was sent to a boarding school run by Donald Robertson in King and Queen County, Virginia.
Callyn Brown Richard Henry Lee Life span years: 1732-1794 Richard Henry Lee was born in Westmoreland, Virginia in 1732. He went to a private school in England and returned to Virginia in 1751. He came back during the French and Indian war and was chosen to lead a troop. In 1757 he was chosen as Justice of the Peace, he was then elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses. In 1774 he was elected to attend the first Continental Congress.
He had thirteen siblings. He had six brothers John E. Shinn, John O. Shinn, William C. Shinn, Benjamin D. Shinn, Thomas J. Shinn, and Calvin R. smith. He also had seven sisters Cyrena Shinn, Elizabeth Shinn, Easter Shinn, Daisy Magdalena Shinn, Louisa Shinn, Buena Vista Shinn, and Martha Shinn. Shinn decide to serve for his country by going to war. Jacob went to serve in The Mexican War and The American War.
His father, Charles, was a successful politician. As for his siblings, his brother Thomas grew up to be a veteran of the American Revolution, his brother George died soon after birth and little is known about his sister Harriott. Charleston is the oldest city in South Carolina. It was the capital at the time of his birth and was always bustling with new things to do. Pinckney and his family were Episcopalian.
Stephen F. Austin was born on November 3, 1793, in southwestern Virginia. Five years later, his father, Moses Austin, moved his family to southeastern Missouri. He was sent to Connecticut for schooling around the age of 10 or 11. After this, he attended Transylvania University, which is in Lexington, Kentucky, for two years. Young Stephen was fairly successful, so much so that he even began worked alongside his father, Moses, in various business ventures.