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Knight Commander of the Bath, an Admiral in the Royal Navy Admiral Sir Israel Pellew, KCB, RN (25 August 1758 – 19 July 1832), was an English naval officer who spent his career under the sha...

10/16/2011 8/11/2016

Admiral och Sir. Tjänstgjorde under Napoleonkrigen Tvillingbroder till Catharina Pellew First Viscount Exmouth Vigd 28 maj 1783 med Suzanna Frowde of Wiltshire at East Knowle Born 5 am 1...

9/21/2010 8/11/2016

Rear Admiral Silas Horton Stringham (7 November 1798—7 February 1876) was an officer of the United States Navy who saw active service during the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and the Me...

8/8/2016 8/8/2016

Ogden Hoffman, US Congress (1794 - 1856)

"Josiah"

Ogden Hoffman (October 13, 1794 – May 1, 1856) was an American lawyer and politician. Hoffman was born on October 13, 1794, the son of New York Attorney General Josiah Ogden Hoffman (1766 ...

5/16/2013 6/28/2016

On Christmas night of 1811, Lieutenant Gibbon went to sleep, and he had a bad dream. When he awoke the next morning, he found himself depressed and restless. His sister, wondering what was botherin...

4/23/2016 4/23/2016

William Shaler (1773 – March 29, 1833) was an American government official who served as a diplomat and confidential agent in several foreign locations, including Algiers, Mexico and Cuba. F...

12/23/2015 12/23/2015

Richard O'Brien was a privateer during the American Revolution and was later appointed US Consul-General to the Barbary state of Algiers. He had previously spent 10 years as a slave in Algiers after hi...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Captain Charles Gordon (1778 - 1816)

1. Date of Commission in U.S. Navy: March, 1813 2. On July 21, 1807 the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake pulled out of Norfolk naval yard for duty in the Mediterranean. She was under the command of Gordon, a ...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Silas Duncan was born in Rockaway, New Jersey in 1788. He was commissioned as a midshipman on November 15, 1809 and served on the frigate "President," flagship of Capt. John Rodgers, North Atlantic a...

2/10/2009 12/22/2015

Commodore Jesse Elliott MP (1782 - 1845)

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his c...

5/8/2012 12/22/2015

Commodore John Downes (1786 - 1854)

) Commodore John Downes (1786 – 11 August 1854) was an officer in the United States Navy, whose service covered the first half of the 19th century.

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Lane, Enoch S. Second Lieutenant, 27 February, 1801. Died 16 July, 1804. 2nd Lt. Enoch S. Lane commanded the U.S. Marines onboard the USS Enterprise in the first battle of the Barbary Wars. The sch...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Commodore Isaac Chauncey (1779 - 1840)

Isaac Chauncey (20 February 1779 – 27 January 1840) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the Quasi War, The Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. In the latter part of his naval ...

5/22/2009 12/22/2015

From wikipedia: children Catherine, Sophia, and Hanna Marie all died as infants. Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin ( January 29, 1761 – August 12, 1849) was a Swiss-American ethnologist, linguis...

5/25/2009 12/22/2015

James Leander Cathcart (1767 - 1843)

James Leander Cathcart (1 June 1767 – 6 October 1843) was a diplomat, slave, and sailor. He is notable for his narrative as a slave in Algiers for eleven years. Revolutionary War Cathcart ...

5/9/2014 12/22/2015

) * Alexander James Dallas (May 15, 1791 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - June 3, 1844 in Callao, Peru) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the War of 1812, operations agains...

5/26/2010 4/16/2015

Commodore Josiah Tattnall, Jr. (14 June 1794 – 14 June 1871) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and the Mexican-American War. He later ser...

6/7/2011 3/22/2015

Captain John H. Dent, USS Constitution (1782 - 1823)

"Herbert"

United States Naval Officer. He served as the acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli. He was also senior officer in charge of naval affairs at Charleston durin...

1/4/2013 11/11/2013

Commodore William Montgomery Crane (1776 – 18 March 1846) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. He was the son of Gen. William Crane who wa...

10/28/2009 11/11/2013

John Harris (May 20, 1793–May 12, 1864) was the sixth Commandant of the Marine Corps. He served in the Marine Corps for over 50 years, attaining the rank of colonel. Harris was born in East ...

8/15/2011 8/11/2013

Anthony Gale was the fourth Commandant of the United States Marine Corps and the only one ever fired. Fewer records survive concerning him than any other Commandant. He is the only Commandant for who...

8/11/2013 8/11/2013

Constantine Richard Moorsom (1792–1861) was a Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy. He commanded HMS Fury a Hecla-class bomb vessel which saw wartime service in the Bombardment of Algiers, an attack...

7/5/2013 7/5/2013

Dr. Jonathan Cowdery (1767 - 1852)

He was appointed a surgeon's mate in the Navy on January 1,1800 and he lived to be the oldest officer in service. A review of his life is not without interest to the medical officer of today for earl...

7/12/2011 6/26/2013

William Bainbridge (May 7, 1774 – July 27, 1833) was a Commodore in the United States Navy, notable for his victory over HMS Java during the War of 1812. Biography Born in Princeton, New J...

10/23/2009 6/26/2013

Tobias Lear, V MP (1762 - 1816)

Diplomat. He was hired in 1784 to be the personal tutor to the children of Martha Washington. He quickly became George Washington's personal secretary, and moved to New York City with Washington when...

8/6/2008 6/26/2013

Eli Danielson (1789 - 1808)

Eli Danielson was the son of General Timothy Danielson and Elizabeth Sykes. He was a lieutenant in the navy, and died, age 19, in Brooklyn, New York. He served with his stepfather, General William Eato...

6/26/2013 6/26/2013

Captain John Shaw (1773 - 1823)

) John Shaw (1773 – 17 September 1823) was a Captain in the early years of the United States Navy. Biography He was born at Mountmellick, County Laois, Ireland, in 1773, and moved to the U...

5/27/2013 5/27/2013

Lewis Warrington (3 November 1782 – 12 October 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812. He temporarily served as the Secretary of the Navy. ...

2/18/2013 2/18/2013

Captain Stephen Cassin (1783 - 1857)

Stephen Cassin (16 February 1783 – 29 August 1857) was an officer in the United States Navy. Born in Philadelphia, the son of naval officer John Cassin, Cassin entered the United States Na...

2/18/2013 2/18/2013

Captain John D. Henley (1781 - 1835)

Captain John Dandridge Henley (25 February 1781 – 23 May 1835) was an officer of the United States Navy who served in the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. Henley was born 25 February...

12/14/2009 2/18/2013

Captain Robert Henley (1783 - 1828)

) Captain Robert Henley (5 January 1783 – 7 October 1828) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, and the Second Barbary War. He was the bro...

12/14/2009 2/18/2013

Joel Barlow (1754 - 1812)

Celebrated American poet and statesman Joel Barlow. US Diplomat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, fighting in the Battle of Long Island in New York (1776). He was appoin...

11/27/2012 1/18/2013

Lieutenant William Ward Burrows II (6 October 1785 – 5 September 1813) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. His father, also named William...

1/13/2013 1/13/2013

Commodore Melancthon Taylor Woolsey (1782 – 18 May 1838) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 and battles on the Great Lakes. He supervised warship construction at N...

4/1/2012 1/13/2013

George Campbell Read (January 9, 1788 – August 22, 1862) was a United States Naval Officer who served on Old Ironsides during the War of 1812 and commanded vessels in actions off the Barbary C...

1/13/2013 1/13/2013

Daniel Todd Patterson (March 6, 1786 – August 25, 1839) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. Biography Patt...

1/3/2011 1/13/2013

Commodore Jacob Jones (1768 - 1850)

Commodore Jacob Nicholas Jones (March 1768 – August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the Second Barbary War, and th...

1/13/2013 1/13/2013

Joseph Israel (1777 - 1804)

Joseph Israel (about 1780 - 4 September 1804) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France and the First Barbary War. Israel entered the Navy as Midshipman 15 January 1...

3/8/2009 1/13/2013

John Dorsey MP (1783 - 1804)

"John Sword Dorsey"

John Dorsey (about 1780 - 7 August 1804) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War. Born in Maryland, Dorsey was appointed midshipman 28 April 1801. He was killed 7 Augu...

1/13/2013 1/13/2013

. Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States naval officer notable for his many naval victories in the early 19th century. He was born on the eas...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Lieutenant James Decatur was killed in action in 1804 during the First Barbary War. The Tripoli Monument, the oldest military monument in the U.S., honors the heroes of the First Barbary War, includi...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Reuben James (c.1776 - 1838)

Profile photo: Reuben James saving the life of Stephen Decatur, engraving by Alonzo Chappel, 1858 Reuben James (c. 1776 – 3 December 1838) was a boatswain's mate of the United States Navy, f...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Andrew Sterett (January 27, 1778 – June 9, 1807) was an officer in the United States Navy during the nation's early days. He saw combat during the Quasi-War with France and in the Barbary Wars...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, the son ...

8/1/2007 1/12/2013

James Barron (September 15, 1768 – April 21, 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy. Barron was born in Hampton, Virginia, the son of a merchant captain named James Barron who became...

7/8/2011 1/12/2013

Commodore Samuel Barron (1765 - 1810)

) Samuel Barron (September 25, 1765 – November 10, 1810) was a United States Navy officer. He was born in Hampton, Virginia, the son of a merchant captain named James Barron who became Commodo...

7/8/2011 1/12/2013

The sword that all US Marines carry is based upon the sword that was given to Presley at the battle of Tripoli. Everything you wanted to know about PRESLEY NEVILLE O'BANNON: Presley Neville O&#...

2/8/2009 1/12/2013

CDR. John Rodgers, USN (1772 - 1838)

"rogers"

United States Naval Ofifcer. He became a hero in the pre-War of 1812 Naval squabbles with France and Great Britain. He served with distinction in the Quasi-War with France, helped to defeat Tripolita...

7/8/2011 1/12/2013

James Madison, 4th President of the United States MP (1751 - 1836)

"Author of the Bill of Rights", "Father of the Constitution", "U.S. President James Madison"

James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 (O.S. March 5) – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman and political theorist. He was the fourth President of the United States (1809–1817) and is ha...

6/8/2007 1/12/2013

) David Porter (February 1, 1780 – March 3, 1843) was an officer in the United States Navy in a rank of commodore and later the commander-in-chief of the Mexican Navy. Life Born at Boston,...

6/6/2011 1/12/2013

Captain James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon (commanded by...

10/16/2009 1/12/2013

Captain Thomas Macdonough (1783 - 1825)

"Thomas MacDonough", "Jr"

Thomas Macdonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early-19th-century American naval officer noted for his roles in the first Barbary War, and the War of 1812. He was the son of ...

5/8/2012 1/12/2013

Commodore Isaac Hull, USN MP (1773 - 1843)

Isaac Hull (1773 - 1843) was a Commodore in the United States Navy. On August 19, 1812, under Isaac Hull's command, USS Constitution encountered the British frigate HMS Guerriere at sea and pounded her...

9/16/2010 1/12/2013

See his son-in-law Charles Stewart Parnell's profile for documentation. --Terry Teford Cooper --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ) Charles S...

7/27/2012 1/12/2013

Richard Somers (15 September 1778 –4 September 1804) was an officer of the United States Navy, killed during a daring assault on Tripoli during the First Barbary War. Life Born at Gr...

10/23/2012 1/12/2013

Olof Rudolf Cederström (1764 - 1833)

Count no.135 Olof Rudolf Cederström upphöjdes 11 maj 1819 i grevlig värdighet och introducerades den 30 maj 1821. Honorary member of Uppsala läns hushållnin...

1/25/2009 1/12/2013

Commodore Edward Preble MP (1761 - 1807)

Edward Preble was the fourth child of the second marriage of Brigader General Jedediah Preble; Commodore Edward Preble served as commodore of the USS Constitution during the Barbary Wars. Edward Pr...

1/20/2009 1/12/2013

Gen. William Eaton MP (1764 - 1811)

) William Eaton (23 February 1764 – 1 June 1811) was a United States Army officer and the Consul to Tunis (1797–1803). He played important diplomatic and military roles in the war betwe...

11/27/2012 1/12/2013

Richard Valentine Morris (March 8, 1768 Morrisania, then in Westchester County, now in The Bronx, New York City - May 1815 New York City) was a United States Navy officer. Life He was the son...

4/15/2008 1/12/2013

Richard Dale (6 November 1756–26 February 1826) fought in the Continental Navy under John Barry and was first lieutenant for John Paul Jones during the naval battle off of Flamborough Head, En...

1/12/2013 1/12/2013

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

2/24/2007 1/12/2013

Lt. John Templar Shubrick MP (1788 - 1815)

John Templar Shubrick (28 Sep 1788-1815) was the son of Col. Thomas Shubrick and wife Mary Branford. He married Elizabeth Matilda Ludlow. John Templar Shubrick was born on Bull's island, South Caroli...

3/23/2010 11/4/2012