Appleton-Aiken family papers  1812-1900
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Appleton-Aiken Family Genealogy

  • 1. Colonel Robert Means of Amherst, N.H.
    • 2. Mary Means, married Jeremiah Mason (1768-1848).
    • 2. Nancy Means, married 1st, Mr. Ellis, and 2nd, 1821, Amos Lawrence (1786-1852)
    • 2. Catharine Means
    • 2. Davis Means, (d. 1834)
    • 2. Ellis Means, married Rev. Teppan
    • 2. Elizabeth Means (d. 1844), married 1800 Rev. Jesse Appleton (1772-1819), son of Francis and Elizabeth (Hubbard) Appleton of New Ipswich, N.H., and President of Bowdoin College.
      • 3. Jane Means Appleton (1806-1863) married 1834 Franklin Pierce(1804-1869), 14th President of the United States.
        • 4. Two sons, died in infancy
        • 4. Benjamin Pierce (1842-1853) killed in train accident
      • 3. Eliza Appleton
      • 3. Robert Appleton (d. 1851)
      • 3. William Appleton (d. 1830)
      • 3. Frances Elizabeth Appleton (d. 1839), married 1827 Alpheus Spring Packard (1798-1884). He married 2nd Caroline W. (Bartelles) McLellan by whom he had one child.
        • 4. Alpheus Spring Packard, Jr. (1839-1905), married 1867 married 1867 Elizabeth Derby Walcott
        • 4. Frances A. Packard
        • 4. Three other children
      • 3. Mary Appleton (d. 1883), married 1832 John Aiken (1797-1867)
        • 4. Jane (Jenny) Appleton Aiken, married 1868, Francis Huntington Snow (1840-1908)
        • 4. John F. Aiken
        • 4. Sarah Aiken
        • 4. Alfred Aiken
        • 4. Mary Aiken, married 1857, George Ripley
        • Children of John Aiken by his first wife Harriet Adams, daughter of Ebenezer Adams (1765-1841) who died before 1832:
        • 4. William Aiken
        • 4. Charles Augustus Aiken (1827-1892), married Sarah Elizabeth Noyes, daughter of Daniel and Eleanor Noyes of Andover, Mass.
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Partial Subject Index
African-Americans
  • 1836 March 29
  • 1848 June 20
  • [1862]
  • 1875 March 16
African-Americans--Colonization
  • [1862]
Aiken, Mary Means, d. 1883--Death
  • 1883 July 8, 20
Alabama--Description and travel
  • 1855 January 27
  • 1856 April 21
Alcoholism
  • 1873 September 14
American Bible Society
  • 1833 February 14
American Colonization Society
  • n.d. (Aiken, Charles A.)
Amherst (Mass.)--Description
  • 1854 June 30
Andover (Mass.)
  • 1850 October 7
  • 1854 October 31; November 7
Andover Theological Seminary--Students
  • 1847 November 12
Angina pectoris
  • 1841 April 3
Appleton, Elizabeth, d. 1844--Death
  • 1844 November 15, 23
Appleton, Jesse, 1772-1819
  • 1819 November 1, 30; December 3
  • 1835 July 7; September 12
  • 1836 February 9
  • 1848 November 8
Appleton, Jesse, 1772-1819--Death
  • 1819 November 30; December 3
Appleton, William, d. 1830--Death
  • 1830 October 30, 31
Badger, William, 1799-1852
  • 1835 January 30
Banks and banking
  • 1841 May 17
Baseball
  • 1878 June 25
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
  • 1858 January 21
  • 1873 September 14
Blancmange
  • 1836 March 1
Bowdoin College
  • 1822 March 11, March
  • 1824 July 11
  • 1825 October 7
  • 1833 July 5, 24
  • 1836 February 27, March 1, 14
  • 1839 January 19, May 1
  • 1841 January 6
  • 1842 April 16; August 30; November 13
  • 1845 October 30
Bowdoin College--Students
  • 1842 April 16, 22
Boys--Conduct of life
  • 1843 October 19, 29
Brunswick (Me.)--Description
  • 1826 March 18
  • 1832 December 10
  • 1834 August
  • 1836 September 2
  • 1840 November 26
  • 1846 July 2
Brunswick (Me.)--Economic conditions
  • 1837 August 10
Buckingham, Joseph T., 1779-1861
  • 1833 January 22
Buckingham, William Alfred, 1804-1875
  • 1874 January 4; November 26
  • 1875 November 21
Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889
  • 1861 May 29
Camping
  • 1868
Cancer
  • 1864 April 11
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842
  • 1814 April 27
  • 1815 July 3
Cheese--Prices
  • 1834 August 15
Chicago (Ill.)--Politics and government
  • 1869 February 19
Chichester (N.H.)--Description
  • 1878 November 22
Child care
  • 1863 August
  • 1866 August 31
  • n.d. (Snow, Jennie A.)
Childbirth
  • 1834 July 14
  • 1839 June 28
  • 1840 May 14
Children
  • 1832 July 11
Children--Death
  • n.d. (Martin, Penelope)
Children--Education
  • 1841 April 3
Children--Recreation
  • 1835 September 3
Children--Religious life
  • 1832 July 11
  • 1865 February
Chimneys--Prices
  • 1834 July 20
Chinese
  • 1845 June 27
Chloroform
  • 1848 December 29
Christianity
  • 1821 March 24
  • 1828 April 17
  • 1820 September 10
  • 1835 March
  • 1852 March 29
  • 1854 June 24
Christmas
  • 1855 January 27
Church membership
  • 1847 November 29
Churches--Maine
  • 1820 August 8
Cilley, Jonathon, 1802-1837
  • 1838 March 6
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852
  • 1838 March 6
Clothing and dress
  • 1854 March 16
Coit, Susanna, ca.1803-1858
  • n.d. (M., J.O.)
College students
  • 1854 May 29
College students--Conduct of life
  • 1845 April 21
Colorado--Gold discoveries
  • 1859 February 17
Communion
  • 1854 December 11
Conduct of life
  • 1821 March 24
  • 1849 April 2
Congregational Churches--New Hampshire
  • 1828 September 20
  • 1857 November 10
  • 1878 September 12
Conversion
  • 1844 November 15
Cook, Flavius Josephus, 1838-1901
  • 1877 January 14
Cookery, American
  • 1836 March 1
  • 1849 March 12
Cox, Samuel Hanson, 1793-1880
  • 1873 September 14
Dartmouth College
  • 1832 September 27, December 5
  • 1843 February 18
  • 1845 July 13
  • 1855 January 21
Dartmouth College--Students
  • 1842 August 25; October 24, 25
  • 1845 February 17; March 24
  • 1856 August 6
  • 1858 April 4
Dearborn, Henry A. S., 1751-1829
  • 1814 February 26
Democratic Party--New England
  • 1832 October 26
  • 1844 November 15
Dentistry
  • 1847 November 23
  • 1848 December 29
  • 1854 April 3
DeWolf, James, 1764-1837
  • 1826 March 18
Divorce
  • 1860 February 19
Domestics
  • 1834 September 11
  • 1835 September 12
  • 1837 December
  • 1845 October 30
  • 1875 March 16
Dueling
  • 1838 March 6
Emancipation Proclamation
  • 1862 October 8
  • 1864 September 9
Entertaining--Connecticut
  • 1858 February 11
Entomology
  • 1876 August 25
Episcopal Church--Maine
  • 1845 October 30
Episcopal Church--New Hampshire
  • 1822 September 25
Episcopal Church--Vermont
  • n.d. (Lord, Harriet A.)
Europe--Description and travel
  • Letterbook: 1847 September 18-1848 March 18
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
  • 1814 April 27
  • 1845 November 21
Extortion
  • 1819 October 9
Faith
  • 1842 April 16
Father and child
  • 1879 October 17
Federalist Party--New England
  • 1812 August 31
Fire fighters--Maine
  • 1834 August
Fires--Maine--Brunswick
  • 1822 March 11, March
  • 1824 July 11
  • 1825 October 7
  • 1836 March 1, 14
Fires--Massachusetts--Boston
  • 1872 November 11
Florida--Description and travel
  • 1857 November 7
Foot, Solomon, 1802-1866
  • 1861 May 29
Foreign Missionary Society
  • 1836 September 2
Fourth of July celebrations
  • 1824 July 11
Fremont Mills
  • 1834 April 4
French-Canadians
  • 1841 January 6
Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
  • 1854 May 29
Future life
  • 1847 November 29
Germans
  • 1857 December 10
Gilmanton (N.H.)
  • 1835 January 30
God
  • 1848 December 29
Graham, Sylvester, 1794-1851
  • 1834 September 11
Grasshoppers
  • 1875 May 30
Great Britain--Description and travel
  • 1898 October 21, before November 6, November
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
  • 1841 May 17
Hartford (Conn.)--Social life and customs
  • 1858 February 11
Homeopathy
  • n.d. (Lord, Harriet A.)
Hull, William, 1753-1825
  • 1814 February 26
Husband and wife
  • 1865 February
  • 1879 October 17
  • 1898 November 25
  • n.d. (Lord, Harriet A.)
Hydrotherapy
  • 1846 May 13
  • 1877 July 1
Hymns
  • 1817 September 2
Immigrants
  • 1847 November 12
  • 1857 November 10
Industrialization
  • 1870 April 5
Infants--Conduct of life
  • 1833 May 14
Irish--Massachusetts--Lowell
  • 1834 March 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
  • 1836 June 13
Jewish slaves
  • n.d. (Aiken, Charles A.)
Kansas--Description and travel
  • 1875 May 30
Lawyers--New York (City)
  • 1864 February 8
Lebanon--Description and travel
  • 1856 August 1
Libel
  • 1830 February 24
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • 1861 February 16
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887
  • 1850 October 5
London (Eng.)--Description
  • 1898 October 21, before November 6
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882
  • 1835 January 30
  • 1872 July 14
Lord, Nathan, 1792-1870
  • 1832 September 27, December 5
Lowell (Mass.)
  • 1833 December 22
  • 1834 March 2, May 1
  • 1835 November 4
  • 1836 October 4
  • 1850 January 2
Lowell (Mass.)--Religious life
  • 1835 November
Lowell Moral Lyceum
  • 1835 November 4
Lyceums--Massachusetts--Lowell
  • 1835 November 4
Lyon, Mary, 1797-1849
  • n.d. (anon.)
Maine Historical Society
  • 1862 December 29
Maine--History--19th century
  • 1816 September 19
Maine--Politics and government--1815-1861
  • 1833 July 5
Maine--Religious life
  • 1839 June 28
Maple sugar
  • 1849 April 2
Marriage
  • 1826 February 20
  • 1832 November 16
  • 1854 October 23
Mason, Jeremiah, 1768-1848
  • 1816 December 17
  • 1819 February 15
Means, Robert, d. 1842--Death
  • 1842 September 27
Medicine
  • 1847 March 8
Mental illness
  • 1847 November 23
Mexico--Description and travel
  • 1847 January 11
Military bands
  • 1821 August
Miller, William, 1782-1849
  • 1842 August 30; November 13
Millerite movement
  • 1842 August 30; November 13
Milwaukee (Wis.)--Description
  • 1855 December 15
  • 1857 March 27
  • 1858 March 15
Milwaukee (Wis.)--Social life and customs
  • 1855 December 15
Miscarriage
  • 1836 March 1
Missionaries
  • 1833 February 7, May 14
  • 1836 September 2
Montpelier (Vt.)--Description
  • 1848 June 20
Montpelier (Vt.)--Religious life
  • 1858 February 7; March 28
Mothers and sons
  • 1845 April 21
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
  • 1836 June 13
  • 1878 April 16
Murder--Massachusetts
  • 1830 February 24
Naples (Italy)--Description and travel
  • 1854 April 30
New Hampshire--Politics and government--1815-1861
  • 1836 March 29
Nullification
  • 1832 December 10
  • 1833 January 22
Packard, Frances Elizabeth Appleton, d. 1839--Death
  • 1839 June 6, 28; December 2
Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
  • 1854 April 3; March 29
Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860
  • 1824 May 31
Philanthropy
  • 1812 December 28
Phillips Academy (Andover, Mass.)
  • 1873
Phrenology
  • 1841 May 17
Pierce, Benjamin, 1842-1853
  • 1847 November 14
  • 1853 February 5
Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869
  • 1832 December 10
  • 1838 December 16
  • 1842 March 27
  • 1845 October 2
  • 1846 June
  • 1847 January 11; March 8; July 28; Nov. 14
  • [1853-57?]
  • 1854 November 7
  • 1857 November 7
  • 1900 March 15
  • n.d. (Aiken, Mary M.)
  • n.d. (Aiken, Mary M.)
  • n.d. (Means, Abby)
Pierce, Jane Means Appleton, 1806-1863
  • 1823 April 16
  • 1836 March 1
  • 1845 October 2
  • 1847 November 14
  • [1853-57?]
  • 1854 April 2
  • 1878 April 16
  • n.d. (Adams, M.J.)
Plantations--Alabama
  • 1854 June 19
  • 1855 January 27
Poetry
  • 1833 January 19
  • n.d. (anon.)
  • n.d. (Finch, F. M.)
  • n.d. (Snow, Jennie A.)
  • n.d. (Storer, Robert B.)
Political corruption
  • 1836 March 29
Politicians
  • 1837 February 7
Potsdam (N.Y.)--Religious life
  • 1850 October 5
Preaching
  • 1854 January 22
Presidents--United States--Election--1864
  • 1864 September 9, 23
Prophecy
  • 1842 November 13
Public schools
  • 1832 December
  • 1847 January 11
Racism
  • 1875 March 16
Religion
  • 1842 October 25
Republican Party
  • 1870 April 3
Resurrection
  • 1864 February 8
Revivals--Kansas
  • n.d. (Jennie)
Revivals--New Hampshire
  • 1816 October 11, 14
  • 1835 May 3
  • 1843 February 18
Riots--Maine--Brunswick
  • 1842 April 16
Riots--Massachusetts--Boston
  • 1854 May 29
Sabotage
  • 1834 May 1
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832. Ivanhoe
  • 1820 May 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
  • 1861 May 29
Sermons
  • 1847 November 14
  • 1874 March 26
Sewall, Jotham, 1798-1850
  • 1846 June
Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872
  • 1860 March 3
Sewing
  • 1870 April 5
Slavery
  • 1836 February 27
  • 1860 March 3
  • 1861 February 16
  • [1862]
  • 1865 February
Slavery--Anti-slavery movements
  • 1836 February 27
  • 1842 November 13
  • 1854 May 29
Slavery--Insurrections, etc.
  • 1836 March 29
Slaves--Alabama
  • 1855 January 27
Slaves--South Carolina
  • n.d. (Aiken, Charles A.)
Snoring
  • 1854 October 31
Spouses of clergy
  • [ca.1863]
  • 1865 February
  • n.d. (Lord, Harriet A.)
Stealing--New Hampshire
  • 1845 July 13
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1822-1896. Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • 1854 June 30
Strikes and lockouts--Massachusetts--Lowell
  • 1836 October 4
Tariff
  • 1833 January 22
Taylor, Samuel, 1807-1871--Death
  • 1871
Teachers--Alabama
  • 1854 June 19
  • 1855 January 27
  • 1856 April 21
Temperance
  • 1878 September 12
  • 1879 April 27; October 28
Temperance--Kansas
  • 1874 March 6, 15
Temperance--Vermont
  • 1853 December 14
  • 1854 March 16
  • 1865 February
  • 1874 March 26
Temple, Daniel, 1820-1851
  • 1846 June
Textile industry--Maine
  • 1840 November 26
Textile industry--Massachusetts--Lowell
  • 1833 December 22
  • 1834 April 4, May 1
  • 1835 September 12
  • 1836 October 4
  • 1837 December
  • 1842 October 24
Textile industry--New Hampshire
  • 1857 November 10
Textile workers--Massachusetts--Lowell
  • 1834 May 1; September 11
  • 1835 September 12
  • 1836 October 4
  • 1837 December
  • 1870 April 5
  • 1871 March 26
Textile workers--New Hampshire
  • 1857 November 10
Thanksgiving day
  • 1832 December
  • 1844 November 15
Timber--Maine
  • 1835 May 6
Tobacco habit
  • 1842 October 24
Tracy, Ebenezer Carter, 1796-1862
  • 1862 July 25
Trent Affair, 1861
  • 1861 December 16
Trout fishing
  • 1854 May 22
Tyler, Daniel, 1799-1882
  • 1861 May 29
Tyler, John, 1790-1862
  • 1841 May 17
Unitarian Church--Maine
  • 1845 October 30
United States Military Academy
  • 1821 August
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • 1861 February 16; April 28; May 29
  • [1862]
  • 1864 September 9
  • n.d. (Miscellaneous speech)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
  • 1864 December 27
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Pensions
  • 1834 January 27
United States--History--War of 1812
  • 1812 July 14, August 31
  • 1814 February 26
United States--History--War with Mexico, 1845-1848
  • 1847 January 11; March 8; November 14
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861
  • n.d. (Means, Abby)
United States--Politics and government--War of 1812
  • 1812 August 31
University of Kansas
  • 1874 March 15
Vacations--Maine
  • n.d. (Lord, Harriet A.)
Vermont--Social life and customs
  • 1833 February 14
Ward, Elizabeth Phelps Ward, 1844-1911. Silent Partners
  • 1871 March 26
Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs
  • 1838 December 16
Webster, Daniel
  • 1816 December 17
  • 1819 October 9
  • 1841 January 6
Weddings
  • 1822 September 25
  • 1832 May 3
  • 1877 November 15
Wentworth, John, 1815-1888
  • 1860 February 19
Whig Party--Vermont
  • 1840 September 19
White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • 1836 June 13
  • 1878 December 2
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875
  • 1875 November 28
Women--Conduct of life
  • 1821 August
Women--Education
  • 1870 April 5
Women--Massachusetts--Lowell
  • 1836 October 4
Women--New Hampshire
  • passim
Women--Religious life
  • 1833 February 7, May 14
  • 1834 December
Women--Suffrage
  • 1879 April 27
Yarmouth (Me.)--Religious life
  • 1854 June 26