Captain Jahez Fish (1747 - 1814)

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Captain Jahez Fish was born on in Groton, Connecticut USA

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Captain Jahez Fish died on in Bradford, Colorado USA

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1803 - When he was 56 years old, on October 20th, Congress ratified the Louisiana Purchase. The United States agreed to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana Territory - an area of about 830,000 sq miles. This one act doubled the size of the United States.

1807 - Captain Jahez was 60 years old when on August 17th, the Clermont - Robert Fulton's steamboat - made the first successful steamboat trip on the Hudson River between New York City and Albany. The boat ran at an average of 5 miles per hour.

1810 - He was 63 years old when in October, King George III of the United Kingdom - King of England during the American Revolutionary War - was recognized as insane. Although he reigned until his death in 1820, he was mentally ill - the cause is unknown - and in 1810 regency was established to oversee his rule. His eldest son was recognized as Prince Regent.

1813 - When he was 66 years old, on March 29th, in the Mexican War of Independence, the Battle of Rosillo Creek took place. The Republican Army of the North defeated the Spanish Royalist Army in present-day Bexar County, Texas. On April 1st, the Royalists surrendered to the Republican Army. On April 6th, the Republican Army issued a draft declaration of independence.

1814 - In the year of Captain Jahez Fish's passing, on December 24th, the Treaty of Ghent was signed, officially ending the War of 1812 between Great Britain and the United States. It took 2 months for the news of the Treaty to reach the United States - in the meantime, the Battle of New Orleans was fought.

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Captain Jahez Fish passed away on April 16, 1814 in Bradford, Colorado USA at age 66. There is no known cause of death. He was born on July 10, 1747 in Groton, Connecticut USA. We are unaware of information about Captain Jahez's family.
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