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

Years: 1859 1860 1861 - 1862 - 1863 1864 1865
1862 in topic:
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Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
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Year 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1862Edit

January - MarchEdit


January 30: USS Monitor.

Battle of Fort Henry 1862

February 6: Battle of Fort Henry.

April - JuneEdit

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit

Battle of Fredericksburg 1862 Dec 13

December 13: Battle of Fredericksburg.


American Civil War in 1862


Ongoing EventsEdit


1862 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1862

Ab urbe condita 2615
Armenian calendar 1311
Bahá'í calendar 18 – 19
Buddhist calendar 2406
Coptic calendar 1578 – 1579
Ethiopian calendar 1854 – 1855
Hebrew calendar 5622 5623
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1917 – 1918
 - Shaka Samvat 1784 – 1785
 - Kali Yuga 4963 – 4964
Holocene calendar 11862
Iranian calendar 1240 – 1241
Islamic calendar 1278 – 1279
Japanese calendar Bunkyū 2

(文久 2年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2522
Julian calendar 1907
Korean calendar 4195
Thai solar calendar 2405

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1862 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1862 at Familypedia

222 people were born in 1862

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Rosanna Charlotte Esther Elizabeth Adams (1862-1941)Henry Adams (1797-1866)Elizabeth Clarke (1822-1870)
Mary Maria Alderman (1862-)John Alderman (1820-1890)Caroline Elizabeth Westbrook (1831-1903)
Brigham Young Allred (1862-1949)James Tillmon Sanford Allred (1825-1905)Elizabeth Bridget Manwaring (1821-1866)
Ada Maria Amos (1862-1960)William Amos (1812-1895)Elizabeth Blanch (1821-1910)
James A. Anderson (1862-1928)
Andrew Anlezark (1862-1908)James Anlezark (1806-1874)Matilda Hawthorn (1821-1880)
Agnes Ashenden (1862-1936)William Ashenden (1829-1867)Sarah Blackman (1834-1877)
William Avery (1862-1934)George Avery (1841-1914)Elizabeth Ann Latter (1845-1922)
Elizabeth Jane Bacon (1863-1965)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Catherine Bailey (1862-1936)Henry Bailey (1837-1920)Elizabeth Edwards (1837-1909)
Albert Baker (1862-1938)William Baker (1822-1907)Julia Ann Scanlin (c1824-1885)
Margaret Beddoes (1862-1901)John Beddoes (1825-1896)Mary Ann Fereday (1827)
James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947)William Bellamy (1823-1891)Elanor Thompson (1824-1897)
Mary Bird (1862-1925)
Alfred Blackman (1862-1953)Robert Blackman (1835-1925)Jane Sloggett (1837-1922)
... further results

98 children were born to the 98 women born in 1862

142 people died in 1862

 FatherMotherAge at death
Elias Adams (1802-1862)Samuel Adams (1760-1828)Susannah Rist (1767-1852)60
Ann Emily Akehurst (-1862)
Ira Alden (1799-1862)John Adams Alden (1763-1843)Hannah Daniels (1768-1843)63
Philip Anstruther (1802-1862)Robert Anstruther (1757-aft1801)Anne Nairne (bef1801-1804)60
Vrouwtje Appelman (1782-1862)Gerrit Appelman (1742-1809)Geesje Schaper (1745-1812)
John White Appleton (1780-1862)Samuel Appleton (1738-1819)Mary White (1732-1834)82
William Appleton (1786-1862)Joseph Appleton (1751-1795)Mary Hook (1756-1842)76
William Shepperd Ashe (1814-1862)Samuel Porter Ashe (1763-1835)Elizabeth Haywood Shepperd (1781-1854)48
William Vint Aspinall (1828-1862)Robert Aspinall (bef1828-)Phebe Stansfield (1805-1830)34
Klaas Bakker (1809-aft1862)Jan Bakker (c1780-bef1852)Elisabeth Schoenmaker (1772-1831)53
James Fowle Baldwin (1782-1862)Loammi Baldwin (1745-1807)Mary Fowle (c1747-1786)80
Ellen Batten (1824-1862)Thomas Batten (1797-1863)Susannah Tanner (1805-1843)38
Lucy Hart Beck (1782-1862)John Beck (bef1782-)Abigail Slade (bef1782-)80
Abraham Bertolet (1773-1862)89
Loring Bigelow (1837-1862)Jabez Bigelow (1803-1885)Eliza D. Greene (1811-1892)25
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12385 people lived in 1862

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)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
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 1862 at FamilypediaEdit

208 people were married in 1862.

 Joined with
Calpernia P. Alford (1844-1916)Franklin "Frank" Roberts
Elizabeth Alldridge (1842-1906)David Woolley Evans (1833-1876)
George Underwood Alley (1840-1932)Frances Parnell Wernick (1841-1914)
James Andrus (1835-1914)Laura Altha Gibson (1837-1905) + Manomas Lovina Gibson (1842-1940)
Harriet Apps (1842-1930)Samuel John Friend (1840-1896)
Henry Thomas Arbuthnot (1834-1919)Anna Jane Mowbray (1838)
Martha Aris (1842-1901)John Robert Wharram (1840-1909)
Bathildis von Anhalt-Dessau (1837-1902)Wilhelm K.A. zu Schaumburg-Lippe (1834-1906)
George Avery (1841-1914)Elizabeth Ann Latter (1844-1922)
Isaac Gallup Avery (1841-1914)Eliza Maria Williams (1844-1906)
James Poulton Baglin (c1835-1912)Caroline Lovell (c1842-1872)
Cornelis Bakker (c1838-)Cornelia Clasina Schoonbergen (1839-bef1870)+Aagje Pronk (c1843-?)
St. Aubyn Barrett-Lennard (1831-1866)Jane Sparkes (bef1847-)
Martha Adela Beaky (1841-1917)David Davis Walker (1840-1918)
Walter Josiah Beatie (1849-1928)Phoebe Louisa Young (1854-1931)
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There were 0 military battles in 1862.

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