Paul Revere Timeline

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In History
  • Paul Revere is born

    Paul Revere is born
    Paul Revere is born on January 1, 1734 in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Paul goes to North Writing School

    Paul goes to North Writing School
    Paul Revere, at age six, attends North Writing School on Love Lane. There is no official date when he went to this school.
  • Paul is apprenticed to his father as a silversmith

    Paul is apprenticed to his father as a silversmith
    Paul, at age twelve, is apprenticed to his father as a silversmith. He did a fine job in making things out of silver. He made spoons, pitchers, and bowls, including other things.
  • Paul forms a bell ringers society

    Paul forms a bell ringers society
    Paul earns extra money as a bell ringer at Christ Church, now known as the Old North Church, along with a few friends.
  • Paul's father dies

    Paul's father dies
    Paul's father dies on July 22, and Paul, at nineteen, becomes the family breadwinner. Paul's mother took over her late husband's buisness.
  • Paul is commissioned a second lieutenant in the British Army

     Paul is commissioned a second lieutenant in the British Army
    Paul, age twenty-one, is commissioned a second lieutenant in the British Army and joins an expedition to fight the French in upstate New York in the French and Indian War.
  • Paul marries Sara Orne

    On returning to Boston, Paul, now twenty-two, marries Sara Orne. They lived with Paul's mother in the Revere household near Clark's Wharf.
  • Paul joins the St. Anderew's Masonic Lodge

    Paul joins the St. Anderew's Masonic Lodge, where he begins a lifelong freindship with Joseph Warren.
  • Paul joins the Long Room Club

    Paul joins the Long Room Club
    Paul becomes a member of the Long Room Club, a discussion group that includes the city's leading thinkers, including Samuel Adams and John Hancock.
  • Sara Orne Revere dies

    Sara dies after giving birth to their eighth child.
  • Paul marries Rachel Walker

    Paul marries Rachel Walker after Paul's first wife dies.
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    At age fourty, Paul makes his famous midnight ride to alert the countryside of a planned British march to Lexington and Concord.
  • Paul Revere passes away

    Paul Revere passes away
    Paul Revere dies at age eighty-three. He is buried in Boston's Granary Burying Ground.