Millard Fillmore Timeline-Shane Sehr

By 4Suga4
  • Dad

    Nathaniel Fillmore Jr. was an American farmer, and the father of Millard Fillmore, the 13th president of the United States. A native of Vermont, Nathaniel Fillmore farmed in Bennington until he was in his mid-twenties when his brother Calvin and he moved to western New York
  • Step Mom

    Step Mom
    Eunice Love was born in 1779 in Vermont. She was just a Colonial at home mom.
  • Mom

    She was born Aug. 12, 1781 in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Birth

    Millard Fillmore was born on Jan. 7, 1800 in a log cabin. His parents were Nathaniel Fillmore and his mom was Phoebe Millard Fillmore
  • Birth Place

    Birth Place
    Lockee New York which is now (Now Summerhill New York) in a log cabin
  • Before presidency

    Before presidency
    He worked on his father's farm, and at 15 was apprenticed to a cloth dresser. He attended one-room schools, and fell in love with the redheaded teacher, Abigail Powers, who later became his wife.
  • Education

    Millard Fillmore started teaching himself when he had free time, by books. He never went to college. At age 19 The New Hope Academy opened and Millard took a role in that. When he got married he continued study law.
  • Marriage Abigail Powers

    Marriage Abigail Powers
    He married his first wife Abigail Powers on Feb. 5, 1826 She was born March 13, 1798. She was his teacher at the New Hope Academy, being only two years older then him
  • Other governmental positions

    Other governmental positions
    He was a member of the New York State Assembly, Served in U.S. House of Representatives as a member of the Whig party. Finally he served under Zachary Taylor as his vice president.
  • 1st Kid Millard Powers Fillmore

    1st Kid Millard Powers Fillmore
    Millard Powers Fillmore was born April 25, 1828, Aurora, NY and died November 15, 1889, Buffalo, NY. He was a lawyer and one of two children, and only son, of U.S. President Millard Fillmore and his first wife, Abigail Powers
  • Mom Dies

    Mom Dies
    April 2, 1831 (aged 49). Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, USA.
  • 2nd Kid Mary Abigail Fillmore

    2nd Kid Mary Abigail Fillmore
    Mary Abigail Fillmore was born March 27, 1832, Buffalo, NY and died July 26, 1854, East Aurora, NY. She was the daughter of President Millard Fillmore and Abigail Powers. During her father's presidency from 1850 to 1853 she often served as White House hostess, in part due to her mother's illness.
  • Vice President

    Vice President
    12th vice president of the United States in 1848, and succeeded to the presidency in July 1850 upon the death of U.S. President Zachary Taylor.
  • Political Party

    Political Party
    He was president 1850 from the death of Zachary Taylor. he was part of the Whig party during his presidency and was know as the "Last of The Whigs" because he was know to be the last president to be part of the Whig party.
  • Date Elected President

    Date Elected President
    Fillmore was elected as the 12th vice president of the United States in 1848, and succeeded to the presidency in July 1850 upon the death of U.S. President Zachary Taylor.
  • News worthy events

    News worthy events
    California Becomes a state. The result of it it became the 31st state of the Union. It became a state because of a heated debate in the US congress coming to the point of the slavery issue, So California entered the union as a non slavery, free state
  • Programs or Laws

    Programs or Laws
    Millard Fillmore signed the Fugitive Slave Act on Sep. 18, 1850. He also signed the Compromise of 1850 which is part of the Fugitive Slave Act.
  • News worthy events 2

    News worthy events 2
    Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Bill, prohibiting individuals from aiding runaway slaves, and threatening fines and imprisonment to those who do. Escaped slaves will be returned to their owners, denied a jury trial, and prevented from testifying on their own behalf.
  • News worthy events 3

    News worthy events 3
    Headed by feminists and abolitionists, a national women's rights convention is held in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is attended by delegates from nine states.
  • News worthy event 4

    News worthy event 4
    Gold is found in Oregon along the Rogue River, a prospective new territory for the California gold rushers of 1849. The discovery leads to the arrival of thousands of individuals in search of the metal.
  • Date He Left Office

    Date He Left Office
    The final months of Fillmore's term were uneventful, and Fillmore left office on March 4, 1853.
  • First Wife Dies Abigail Powers

    First Wife Dies Abigail Powers
    March 30, 1853, Washington, D.C. by returning chilled to the Willard Hotel, she developed pneumonia and died from it.
  • News events after presidency

    News events after presidency
    Franklin Pierce became 14th President of the United States at a time of apparent tranquility (1853-1857).
  • Retired to

    Retired to
    He retired in Buffalo and married Caroline McIntosh, a wealthy Albany widow, in early 1858. Fillmore was thereafter active in many causes and charities..
  • Marriage Caroline McIntosh

    Marriage Caroline McIntosh
    His second wife was Caroline McIntosh they got Married on Feb. 10, 1858. She was born October 21, 1813
  • Military Experience

    Military Experience
    He was a strong supporter of Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and during it in 1861 Millard Fillmore commanded the Union Continental army as a major.
  • Dad Dies

    Dad Dies
    March 28, 1863, Aurora, NY
  • Millard Dies

    Millard Dies
    died of a stroke March 8, 1874 in Buffalo, New York.
  • Burial

    After he died by stroke March 8, 1874 in Buffalo, New York. he was buried at forest lawn cemetery.
  • Second Wife Caroline Dies

    Second Wife Caroline Dies
    Caroline McIntosh died on August 11, 1881 in Buffalo, New York