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Decades: 1810s  1820s  1830s  - 1840s -  1850s  1860s  1870s

Years: 1837 1838 1839 - 1840 - 1841 1842 1843
1840 in topic:
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Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
Births - Marriages - Deaths


Year 1840 (MDCCCXL) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1840 Edit

January - March Edit

Awful conflagration of the steam boat Lexington

January 13: Steamship Lexington sinks.

April - June Edit

July - September Edit

RMS Britannia 1840 paddlewheel

July 4: RMS Britannia.

October - December Edit

UndatedEdit

Le transfert des cendres de Napoléon à bord de La Belle Poule, le 15 octobre 1840, Eugène Isabey

The frigate Belle-Poule brings back the remains of Napoléon to France.

Ongoing eventsEdit

BirthsEdit

1840 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1840
MDCCCXL

Ab urbe condita 2593
Armenian calendar 1289
ԹՎ ՌՄՁԹ
Bahá'í calendar -4 – -3
Buddhist calendar 2384
Coptic calendar 1556 – 1557
Ethiopian calendar 1832 – 1833
Hebrew calendar 5600 5601
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1895 – 1896
 - Shaka Samvat 1762 – 1763
 - Kali Yuga 4941 – 4942
Holocene calendar 11840
Iranian calendar 1218 – 1219
Islamic calendar 1255 – 1256
Japanese calendar Tenpō 11


(天保 11年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2500
(皇紀2500年)
Julian calendar 1885
Korean calendar 4173
Thai solar calendar 2383


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1840 births.

DeathsEdit

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1840 deaths.

People of the year 1840 at Familypedia

237 people were born in 1840

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Henricus Adama van Scheltema (1840-1924)Carel Steven Adama van Scheltema (1815-1897)Hendrika Jacoba Stokhuijzen (1816-1872)
George Underwood Alley (1840-1932)George Underwood Alley (1801-1879)Catherine Amelia Dods-Smith (1812-1890)
Mary Ann Anlezark (1840-1912)John Anlezark (1812-1889)Mary Ann Doyle (1823-1852)
William Sumner Appleton (1840-1903)Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Harriet Coffin Sumner (1802-1867)
Elizabeth Apps (1840-1915)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)
Ellen Arbon (1840-1924)James Arbon (1812-1871)Susan Newman (1814-1872)
James Aris (1840-1899)Charles Robert Aris (1810-1879)Lydia (c1808-)
George Manney Ayer (1840-1914)John Varnum Ayer (1812-c1877)Elida Vanderburgh Manney (1802-c1877)
Eliza Baglin (c1840-1929)George Baglin (1797-1856)Sarah (?-?)
Henry Moses Baker (1840-1902)Thomas Baker (c1814-?)Ann Potter (c1818-?)
Simeon Eben Baldwin (1840-1927)Roger Sherman Baldwin (1793-1863)Emily Pitkin Perkins (1796-1874)
Albertus Banté (c1840-1859)Willem Banté (1799-1868)Gerritje Beltman (1800-1846)
David Beardsmore (1840-1912)Thomas Beardsmore (1811)Sarah Unknown (1816)
Anna Beerepoot (1840-1882)Petrus Beerepoot (1802-1843)Anna Pool (1805-1852)
Joseph Bellamy (1840-1877)James Zadock Bellamy (1798-1875)Hannah Singleton (1802-1869)
... further results

199 children were born to the 110 women born in 1840

121 people died in 1840

 FatherMotherAge at death
Sarah Aldridge (c1766-1840)
Martin Carrel Allred (1806-1840)James Allred (1784-1876)Elizabeth Warren (1786-1879)
John Badger (1800-1840)James Badger (1772-1850)Hannah Sawyer (1777-1824)40
John Baglin (1773-1840)Samuel Baglin (c1742-1813)Elizabeth Cox (-)67
Maartje Bakker (1785-1840)Johannes Bakker (1746-)Hildegondis van Grieken (1757-1828)
Antje Baltes (1780-bef1840)Jan Jorissen (bef1780-)Jantje Jacobs Klein (bef1780-)60
Esther Beckett (1798-1840)James Beckett (1758-c1808)Ann Calcutt (-c1821)42
Maartje Besseling (1775-1840)Jacob Besseling (1736-1800)Trijntje Veldhuizen (1750-)
Gijsbert Bleijenberg (c1770-1840)Wouter Woutersz Bleijenberg (1743-)Lisabeth Gijsbertsen Burgers (1743-bef1791)70
George Bloodworth (1796-1840)James Bloodworth (c1759-1804)Sarah Bellamy (c1770-1843)44
Joseph Blundell (-1840)Thomas Blundell (-1783)Elizabeth Comber (-1779)
Mary Boardman (1778-1840)Francis Boardman (c1738-1792)Mary Hodges (c1740-1828)62
Dumitru Bogdan (c1839-c1840)Lascăr Bogdan (c1800-1873)Smaranda Balș (c1813-1852)
Ann Bowmer (1769-1840)John Bowmer (c1740-)Hannah Wylam (1740-1802)
Elizabeth Bridges (c1781-1840)
... further results

9398 people lived in 1840

 FatherMother
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)
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)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893)Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862)Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873)
John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
Rachel Abbott (1835-1911)Jonathan Abbott (c1800-c1848)Ada Wright (1799-1882)
... further results

Events of the year 1840 at FamilypediaEdit

201 people were married in 1840.

 Joined with
Charlotte Albury (1819-1891)William Byrne (1813-1861)
John Alderton (1806-1893)Mary Coffee (1816-1902)
Elizabeth Aldridge (1818-1890)James Henry Blackman (1816-1855)+John Charles Garbutt (1834-1874)
William Amos (1812-1895)Elizabeth Blanch (1821-1910)
Stijntje Appelman (1806-1856)Pieter Groen (1816-1853) + Jan Jong (1829-1869)
John Appleton (1815-1864)Susan Lovering Dodge (1812-1879)
Maria Cornelia Arning (1814)Jan Frederikus Hoopman (1819)
George Tatum Atkinson (1810-1894)Elizabeth Townsend Bond (1814-1892)
Elijah Baker (1820-1844)Hannah Augusta Winsor (1815-)
Ruxandra Balș (1805-1867)Anastase Bașotă (1798-1869) + Lascăr Bogdan (c1800-1873)
Mary Ann Bangs (1817-)Joseph Ambrose Beaky (1818-1858)
Israel Barlow (1806-1883)Elizabeth Haven (1811-1892)+ Elizabeth Barton (1803-1874) + Lucy Heap (1836-1901) + Cordelia Maria Dalrymple (1822-1905)
Lorenzo Dow Barnes (1812-1842)Isabella Pratt (1824-1897)
George J Barrett (1821-1899)Dinah Danewood (1821-1904)
Mary Ann Barsden (1824-1893)William Richard Smith (1818-1890)
... further results

There were 0 military battles in 1840.


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