Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1830s  1840s  1850s  - 1860s -  1870s  1880s  1890s

Years: 1858 1859 1860 - 1861 - 1862 1863 1864
1861 in topic:
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Year 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1861Edit

January - MarchEdit


American Civil War: in 1861

Abraham lincoln inauguration 1861

March 4: Lincoln inaugurated.

CSA FLAG 4.3.1861-21.5.1861

March 4: Confederate flag.


April 12: Fort Sumter.

April - JuneEdit

Great Comet 1861

May 13: Great Comet.


June 25: Abdülaziz.

July - SeptemberEdit


Battle of Santa Rosa Island.

October - DecemberEdit


Ongoing eventsEdit


1861 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1861

Ab urbe condita 2614
Armenian calendar 1310
Bahá'í calendar 17 – 18
Buddhist calendar 2405
Coptic calendar 1577 – 1578
Ethiopian calendar 1853 – 1854
Hebrew calendar 5621 5622
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1916 – 1917
 - Shaka Samvat 1783 – 1784
 - Kali Yuga 4962 – 4963
Holocene calendar 11861
Iranian calendar 1239 – 1240
Islamic calendar 1277 – 1278
Japanese calendar Man'en 2

(万延 2 年)

— changed to —
Bunkyū 1

(文久 元年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2521
Julian calendar 1906
Korean calendar 4194
Thai solar calendar 2404

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1861 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1861 at Familypedia

239 people were born in 1861

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Agnes Aldridge (1861-1949)Edward Aldridge (1826-1909)Elizabeth Blackman (1837-1929)
Malinda Jane Allred (1861-1945)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Margaret Manwaring (1821-1888)
Etelka Alm (1861-1941)Móricz Fáy (1818-1866)Paulina Staudt (c1825-1904)
Johanna Helena Anderson (1861-1937)Elias Andersson (1837-1885)Beata Jakobsdotter Welin (1831-1925)
Edwin Apps (1861-1932)Moses Baker Apps (1833-1875)Harriet Eggins (1838-1875)
William Apps (1861-1941)Reuben Apps (1837-1898)Mary Elizabeth Foots (1837-1873)
Jeanetta Arthur (c1861-1939)Thomas Arthur (c1835-1902)Ann Goddard (c1833-1915)
Ada Elizabeth Ashton (1861-1955)John Ashton (c1835-1867)Margaret McGuire (1837-1926)
Valentine Badior (1861-c1950)Christian Badior (c1824-1888)Agnes Engleman (c1822-c1884)
David Bailey (1861-1943)William Henry Bailey (1798-1865)Jane Knight (1823-1900)
Susannah Bailey (1861-1922)Henry Bailey (1841-1903)Sarah Fernance (1842-1929)
Henry Baker (1861-1948)James Baker (1831-1910)Ellen Mansbridge (1834-1903)
Agnes Jane Ball (1861-1929)Edward Ball (1834-1877)Ann Dornan (1842-1921)
Anne Elizabeth Bartlett (1861-1944)Thomas Bradbury Bartlett (1829-1905)Victoria Elizabeth Cilley (1831-1905)
Amel Beijen (1861-1917)Dirk Beijen (1836-1875)
... further results

107 children were born to the 114 women born in 1861

115 people died in 1861

 FatherMotherAge at death
Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Johannes Aangeenbrug (1773)Trijntje Johannesdr de Graaff (c1777)59
Mary Ann Adair (1836-1861)Thomas Jefferson Adair (1814-1895)Frances Rogers (1818-1847)
Sarah Allred (1786-1862)William Allred (1756-1808)Elizabeth Thrasher (1754-1841)80
Frances Elizabeth Appleton (1817-1861)Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Maria Theresa Gold (1786-1833)44
Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Isaac Appleton (1731-1806)Mary Adams (1741-1827)82
Jonathan Bachman (1769-1861)Samuel Bachman (1739-1814)Rachel Owen (1744-1823)
Edward Baker (1819-1861)42
Edward Dickinson Baker (1811-1861)Edward Baker (c1785-1835)Lucy Dickinson (c1783-1862)50
Jacobus Bergman (1811-1861)Theodorus Jacobsz Bergman (1784-)Quirina van Raaphorst (1789-c1811)50
Anna Bernáth (1789-1861)
Mary Ann Black (1801-1861)John Black (1778-1802)Mary Hyde (c1779-1864)60
James Blackstock (1839)Wilson Franklin Blackstock (1812-1860)Sarah Humphrey (1812-1869)
Antonia Blok (1850-1861)Hendrik Blok (1813-1880)Johanna Pieterse (1813-1857)
Francis Blunt (1814-1861)Francis Blunt (1779-1857)Jane (-1845)
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11881 people lived in 1861

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)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
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)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Mary Ann Harriet Abbott (1827-1911)Charles Abbott (1800-1851)Harriett Allen Lempriere (1800-1836)
Michael Abbott (c1821-1907)
Rachel Abbott (1835-1911)Jonathan Abbott (c1800-c1848)Ada Wright (1799-1882)
Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (c1848-1891)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Arunah Shepardson Abell (1806-1888)Caleb Abell (1763-1842)Elona Shepardson (1767-1847)
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Events of the year 1861 at FamilypediaEdit

198 people were married in 1861.

 Joined with
John Quincy Adams (1833-1894)Fanny Crowninshield (1839-1911)
Anna Adgate (1823-1900)Cyrus Alfred Kellogg (1821-1900)+Daniel Bennett (1817-1880)
Harriet P. Alger (1838-1871)Pollard Austin (1825-1899)
Lucy Adeline Allred (1845-1866)Henry Barnebas Stevens (1834-1907)
Reddick Newton Allred (1822-1905)Lucy Hoyt (1824-1907) + Amelia Jane McFerson (1841-1910) + Calysta Ward Warrick (1844-1916)
George Anstey (c1838-1869)Laura Leworthy (c1837-1927)
Jane Aris (1844-1895)Charles Williams (1840-1922)
Adeline Wall Arnold (1835-1903)Ferdinand Smith (1836-1897)
John Ashton (c1835-1867)Margaret McGuire (1837-1926)
James Edward Ashworth (1831-1910)+Ellen E. Ramsbottom (1841-1910)
Henry Bailey (1841-1903)Mary Margaret Christie (1839-1868)+Sarah Fernance (1842-1929)
Emily Baker (1838-1914)Joseph Fernance (1841-1916)
Edward Charles Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke (1828-1897)Louisa Emily Charlotte Bulteel (1839-1892)
Royal Barney (1808-1890)Sarah Bowen Estabrook (1811-1895) + Esther Bathsheba Wright (1823-1893) + Elizabeth Groves Slade (1807-1879)
Anna Beerepoot (1840-1882)Arien Entius (1842-1871) + Pieter Vlaar (1847-)
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There were 0 military battles in 1861.

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