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1837 in topic:
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Year 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1837Edit

January - MarchEdit

Florence Nightingale - Project Gutenberg 13103

Feb. 7: F. Nightingale.

April - JuneEdit

Dronning victoria

June 20: Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837-1901).

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit

  • November 7 - American abolitionist and newspaper editor Elijah Lovejoy is killed by a pro-slavery mob.
  • November 8 - Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, later Mount Holyoke College, was founded in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
  • December 4 - William Lyon Mackenzie, a radical reformer in Upper Canada (Ontario), leads a futile and short-lived rebellion against the colonial legislature.



1837 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1837

Ab urbe condita 2590
Armenian calendar 1286
Bahá'í calendar -7 – -6
Buddhist calendar 2381
Coptic calendar 1553 – 1554
Ethiopian calendar 1829 – 1830
Hebrew calendar 5597 5598
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1892 – 1893
 - Shaka Samvat 1759 – 1760
 - Kali Yuga 4938 – 4939
Holocene calendar 11837
Iranian calendar 1215 – 1216
Islamic calendar 1252 – 1253
Japanese calendar Tenpō 8

(天保 8年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2497
Julian calendar 1882
Korean calendar 4170
Thai solar calendar 2380

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

Unknown datesEdit

See also 1837 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1837 at Familypedia

217 people were born in 1837

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
George Washington Adair (1837-1909)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)
Mary Ann Adair (1836-1861)Thomas Jefferson Adair (1814-1895)Frances Rogers (1818-1847)
Permelia Jane Adair (1837-1883)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)
Ida Lee Agassiz (1837-1935)Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873)Cécile Emma Braun (-1848)
Emmeline Helen Allan (1837-1904)Andrew Allan (1798-1837)Augusta Bayly (1808-1860)
Isabella Annesley (c1837-c1911)James Annesley (c1801-1883)Elizabeth Quinn (c1810-1883)
Richard Anthoney (c1837-1929)
Grietje Appelman (1837-1906)Reindert Appelman (1811-1873)Geertje Manshande (1810-1871)
Reuben Apps (1837-1898)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)
Francis Rose Arnold (1837-1922)Daniel Hinckley Arnold (1800-1887)Harriet Maria Welles (1802-1867)
Charles Augustus Arquette (1837-1924)Peter Daniel Arquette (1790-1847)Marie Anne Valade Viliquette (1809-1900)
Bathildis von Anhalt-Dessau (1837-1902)Friedrich August von Anhalt-Dessau (1799-1864)Marie von Hessen-Kassel-Rumpenheim (1814-1895)
Maria Anna von Anhalt-Dessau (1837-1906)Leopold IV. Friedrich von Anhalt-Dessau (1794-1871)Frederica Wilhelmina Louise von Preußen (1796-1850)
Henry Bailey (1837-1920)George Bailey (1812-1878)Mary Ann Porter (1806-1881)
Robert Baker (1837-1921)Benjamin Baker (1803-1885)Frances Cramp (c1814-)
... further results

109 children were born to the 87 women born in 1837

116 people died in 1837

 FatherMotherAge at death
Susanna Adams (1781-1837)Petri Adams (-)Maria Catharina Hoss (-)
Theodore Adgate (1799-1837)Asa Adgate (1767-1832)Julia Anna Allen (1774-1813)38
Andrew Allan (1798-1837)David Allen (1778-1852)Sophia Johnston (-1821)39
William Aris (c1774-1837)William Aris (-1805)Mary Briscoe63
Randall Arnold (1817-1837)George Arnold (1777-1851)Hannah Randall (1780-1871)20
Maria B Ashdown (c1789-1837)Thomas Ashdown (c1741-1841)Mary Catt (c1753-1791)48
Jan Bakker (1780-1837)Johannes Bakker (1746-)Hildegondis van Grieken (1757-1828)
Bradley Baldwin (1834-1837)Loammi Baldwin (1803-1860)Charlotte Bradford (1805-1882)3
Elvira Baldwin (1832-1837)Loammi Baldwin (1803-1860)Charlotte Bradford (1805-1882)5
Jerusha Barden (1805-1837)Seth Barden (1769-1844)Sarah A Finch (1775-1805)
Alvah Moses Beaman (1775-1837)Reuben Beman (1742-1810)Mariam Tracy (1745-1822)
Charles William Beasley (1776-1837)Henry Beasley (bef1776 )Susannah Trubshaw (bef1776 )61
Samuel Benge (1768-1837)John Benge (1737-1799)Elizabeth Field (1745-1810)
Simeon Bigelow (1752-1837)John Bigelow (1715-1787)Grace Allen (1719-1785)85
Thomas Bigelow (1753-1837)Jedediah Bigelow (1714-1792)Thamezin Nurse (1716-1758)84
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10516 people lived in 1837

Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Johannes Aangeenbrug (1773)Trijntje Johannesdr de Graaff (c1777)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)
Abigail Abbe (1767-1851)John Abbe (1743-1832)Abial Averill (1738-1832)
Cornelia Ariens Abbenes (1795-1858)Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Antje Jacobs Krijnen (c1757-1814)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Hannah Abbot (1789-1871)William Abbot (1748-1793)Phebe Ballard (1752-1846)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
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Events of the year 1837 at FamilypediaEdit

184 people were married in 1837.

 Joined with
James Sullivan Amory (1809-1884)Mary Copley Greene (1817-1892)
Archibald Francis Arbuthnot (1805-1879)Gertrude Sophia Gough (1816-1882)
Thomas Samuel Ashe (1812-1887)Caroline Altheia Burgwin (1814-1894)
Maria Barbara Bach (1792-1863)Johann Nikolas Bauer (?-?)
Harriet Frances Bagot (1816-1881)Charles Thynne (1813-1894)
George Bailey (1812-1878)Mary Ann Porter (1806-1881)
George Rumford Baldwin (1798-1888)Catherine Richardson Beckford (1812-1873)
Sarah Ann Balls (1813-1884)Richard Sparke (1803-1860)
Smaranda Balș (c1813-1852)Alexis Sulgeakov (с1800-с1860) + Lascăr Bogdan (c1800-1873)
Edward Pomeroy Barrett-Lennard (1799-1878)Elizabeth Frances Graham (c1811-1878)
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)Eunice White Bullard (1812-1897)
Susannah Bellamy (1821-1890)James Smith (1816-1894)
George Blackman (1809-bef1888)Susannah Raven (1820-1905)
George Blanch (1815-1893)Elizabeth Briggs (1817-1895)
Lascăr Bogdan (c1800-1873)+ Smaranda Balș (c1813-1852) + Ruxandra Balș (1805-1867) + Eufrosina Ghica (1818-1896)
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There were 0 military battles in 1837.

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