Mr. & Mrs. John & Frances Binkley

 
 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

● Indiana native John L. Binkley was born more than 189 years ago on January 8th 1829...

Frances Binkley was born 14 years later in New York on February 11th 1843...

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☆ Interesting events that occurred in Mr. Binkley's birth year of 1829 included...

 Period illustration showing the view of thr crowd in front of the White House during President Jackson's first inaugural reception in 1829. The furnishings of the White House were destroyed by the rowdy crowd during the inaugural festivities...

Period illustration showing the view of thr crowd in front of the White House during President Jackson's first inaugural reception in 1829. The furnishings of the White House were destroyed by the rowdy crowd during the inaugural festivities...

▪ On March 4th, 1829 Andrew Jackson is inaugurated for his first as the 7th President of the United States...

▪ On June 27th, 1829 James Smithson, a British mineralogist and chemist, leaves a bequest of $100,000 to fund the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C...

▪ On October 5th, 1829 Chester A. Arthur, who would go on to become the 21st President of the United States from 1881 to 1885, is born in Fairfield, Vermont...

 

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☆ Interesting events that occurred in Mrs. Binkley's birth year of 1843 included...

▪ On January 11th, 1843 Francis Scott Key, the author of The Star Spangled Banner passes away at the age of 63 in Baltimore Maryland...

▪ On January 29th, 1843.William McKinley, who would go on to become the 25th President of the United States and 3rd President assassinated while in office after Abraham Lincoln and James A. Garfield is born in Niles, Ohio...

▪ On May 22nd, 1843 the first major wagon train hoping to settle in the American Northwest sets out with 1,000 pioneers from Elm Grove, Missouri on the Oregon Trail...

▪ On July 1st, 1843 future Commanding General of the Union Army during the Civil War and 18th President of the United States Ulysses S. Grant graduates from West Point 21st out of a class of 39. Cadets...

▪ On August 23td, 1829 Mexican President Antonio López de Santa Anna announces that the annexation of Texas by the United States would be considered an act of war by Mexico....

 

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● Mr. And Mrs. Binkley married one another in 1881... The couple had 3 children... (Their last child, Samuel was born in Florida 1886!) John supported the family as a Wagon Manufacturer...

John L. Binkley passed away more than 112 years ago on February 17th, 1906... Frances continued to reside in Tampa after her Husband's passing...

Mrs. Frances Binkley passed away 5 years later on August 17th, 1911 and was laid to rest beside her Husband...

☆ Mr. and Mrs. John And Frances Binkley ☆

...Before & After...


published by: jen armbruster
the good cemeterian historical preservation project, 2018

 
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