Samuel Phippen Wreford

20 Mar 1817 - Oct 1866

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Samuel Phippen Wreford

20 Mar 1817 - Oct 1866
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Samuel Phippen Wreford was born March 20, 1817, in England and died in October 1866, in Montgomery, Alabama. He married Hannah Maria Hyatt Wreford. There is a large underground mausoleum built into the hillside near the railroad track on Lot 3, square 33 in the second plat with only its entrance sho
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Samuel Phippen Wreford

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Oakwood Cemetery

829 Columbus Street
Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama
United States
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March 31, 2013
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March 30, 2013

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Contributor: Charlene Created: 5 years ago Updated: 2020 years ago

Samuel Phippen Wreford was born March 20, 1817, in England and died in October 1866, in Montgomery, Alabama. He married Hannah Maria Hyatt Wreford. There is a large underground mausoleum built into the hillside near the railroad track on Lot 3, square 33 in the second plat with only its entrance showing. This was built by Samuel Phippen Wreford who operated a mercantile business on the south side of Dexter Avenue in a building now known as the Hub Building. The mausoleum was constructed to accommodate eight members of his family in above ground vaults. However, his is the only burial which ever took place there. Mr. Wreford died at the age of 49 and was buried in a casket made of cast iron in the shape of a canoe.

Life Timeline of Samuel Phippen Wreford

1817
Samuel Phippen Wreford was born on 20 Mar 1817
Samuel Phippen Wreford was 9 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
1825
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Samuel Phippen Wreford was 15 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
1831
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Samuel Phippen Wreford was 23 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
1840
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Samuel Phippen Wreford was 43 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
1859
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Samuel Phippen Wreford died on Oct 1866 at the age of 49
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