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Hugh Griffith (1836 - 1859)

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Hugh Griffith
1836 - 1859
Born
1836
Death
1859
Australia
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Hugh Griffith was born in 1836. He died in 1859 in Australia at 23 years old. We know that Hugh Griffith had been residing in Australia.
Updated: September 2, 2013
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Hugh Griffith died in 1859 in Australia at age 23. He was born in 1836. We are unaware of information about Hugh's surviving family. We know that Hugh Griffith had been residing in Australia.
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1836 - 1859 World Events

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In 1836, in the year that Hugh Griffith was born, on October 22nd, Sam Houston was inaugurated as the first elected President of the Republic of Texas, which was formed in 1836 as a result of Texas' independence from Mexico. He served two years, per the Texas Constitution - subsequent Presidents could serve three years.

In 1840, at the age of just 4 years old, Hugh was alive when on July 23rd, Upper Canada and Lower Canada were merged by the British Parliament, creating the United Province of Canada. This area later became the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

In 1849, Hugh was only 13 years old when on March 4th, a Sunday, Zachary Taylor became the 12th US President. However, he refused to be sworn in on a Sunday - the Sabbath - so he was inaugurated the following Monday.

In 1859, in the year of Hugh Griffith's passing, on February 14th, Oregon became the 33rd U.S. state. In its state constitution, Oregon included a "whites only" clause although it was never enforced.

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