Zadock Hersey (1753 - 1850)

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Zadock Hersey
1753 - 1850
updated February 06, 2019
Zadock Hersey was born on January 16, 1753 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. He died on January 13, 1850 at Pembroke, Plymouth, MA at age 96.

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Zadock Hersey died on January 13, 1850 at Pembroke, Plymouth, MA at 96 years of age. He was born on January 16, 1753 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. We are unaware of information about Zadock's immediate family.
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In 1800, when he was 47 years old, on August 30th, educated blacksmith Gabriel Prosser organized a slave revolt. He wanted to capture Richmond and kill all whites - excluding Methodists, Quakers, Frenchmen, and the poor - and become king of a new black nation. The revolt failed, he was captured and hung. Slave laws were tightened in Virginia.

In 1821, Zadock was 68 years old when on September 28th, the Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire from Spain was proclaimed, following the Mexican War of Independence.

In 1832, when he was 79 years old, on August 2nd, the Bad Axe Massacre ended the last major Native American rebellion east of the Mississippi River. The Massacre was the last battle of the war between white settlers and militia in Illinois and Michigan Territory and the Sauk and Fox tribes. 400 - 500 of the Native American warriors were killed outright. Some escaped but were soon killed by Sioux, who were working with the US soldiers.

In 1841, Zadock was 88 years old when on March 4th, William Henry Harrison was inaugurated as the ninth President of the United States. On April 4th, President Harrison died of pneumonia, becoming the first President who died in office - as well as the American president with the shortest term ever served. Vice-President John Tyler immediately became the tenth President of the United States.

In 1850, in the year of Zadock Hersey's passing, on March 19th, American Express was started as an express mail service. Henry Wells & William Fargo joined forces - each had a delivery service - to found the company. At the beginning, express delivery in New York was virtually monopolized by American Express - which is now a financial services company.

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Hersey Hersey
Oct 9, 1755 - Aug 13, 1833
Margaret Hersey
Nov 25, 1746 - Jul 28, 1819
Reuben Hersey
Aug 10, 1757 - Nov 28, 1845
Abigail Lewis Hersey
Born: Jun 29, 1754
James Hersey
Dec 12, 1758 - Mar 27, 1821
James Hersey
Apr 5, 1733 - around 1785
Mary Hersey Wilder
Oct 14, 1711 - Oct 5, 1805
Hannah Hersey
Mar 8, 1728 - Jun 25, 1790
Mary Hersey
Born: Oct 9, 1755
James Hersey Hersey
May 23, 1682 - Sep 19, 1723
William Hersey
Born: May 19, 1690
Jonathan Hersey
Sep 19, 1707 - Jul 12, 1740
Ebed Hersey
Feb 21, 1739 - Dec 25, 1836
Jonathan Hersey
Feb 13 - Jan 10, 1760
Sarah Hersey
Apr 19, 1718 - Jul 17, 1788
Susanna Hersey
Born: Dec 6, 1730

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Oct 9, 1755 - Aug 13, 1833
Margaret Hersey
Nov 25, 1746 - Jul 28, 1819
Reuben Hersey
Aug 10, 1757 - Nov 28, 1845
Abigail Lewis Hersey
Born: Jun 29, 1754
Margaret Sprague
Feb 22, 1721 - Nov 16, 1809
Noah Stowell
Jun 26, 1763 - Sep 14, 1850
Anthony Sprague
1728 - 1772
Samuel Sprague
Sep 12, 1724 - 1759
Jedediah Sprague
around 1736 - Dec 29, 1812
Abigail Sprague
Born: 1738
Ellis (Alice) Sprague
Jun 9, 1738 - Oct 10, 1818
Barick Mcdonald
Jan 4, 1733 - Feb 24, 1791
Jonas Sprague
1742 - Apr 26, 1827
Ira Sprague
around 1784 - Feb 5, 1869
Mercy Dexter Sprague
Oct 10, 1730 - 1774
Phoebe Sprague
Born: Nov 4, 1747
Eseck Sprague
May 29, 1756 - Sep 4, 1824
Sarah Sprague
Sep 29, 1760 - Aug 11, 1788
Abraham Sprague
Feb 8, 1764 - March 1847
Mercy Sprague Mitchell
Sep 15, 1765 - Nov 24, 1873
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