George Marsh LLD.

George Perkins Marsh LLD. (1801 - 1882)

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Hon. George Perkins Marsh LLD.
Born in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 10 Apr 1828 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermontmap
Husband of — married 1839 [location unknown]
Died in Valombrosa, Italymap
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Biography

George Perkins Marsh[1][2], son of Charles Marsh and Susan Perkins, was born on March 15, 1801 in Vermont.[3][4][5]

He graduated from Dartmouth in 1820, and was admitted to the bar in 1825.[6]

He married Harriet Buell in Burlington, Vermont on April 10, 1828.[7] After her death in 1833, he married Caroline Crain of Berkely, Massachusetts.

He was appointed US Minister to Turin in 1862, then Sardinia in 1865, and finally, after the unification of Italy, Minister to Italy.[8]

He died in Valombrosa, Italy on July 23, 1882.

Name

Name: George Perkins /Marsh/[9][10]
Name: Geo P. /Marsh/[11][12]
Name: George P. /Marsh/[13]

Found multiple versions of NAME. Using George Perkins /Marsh/.

Birth

Birth:
Date: 15 MAR 1801[14][15]
Birth:
Date: ABT 1801
Place: Vermont[16]
Birth:
Date: ABT 1802
Place: Vermont[17]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 15 MAR 1801

Occupation

Occupation: Ambas. to Turkey - Lawyer
Date: 1850[18]
Occupation: Attorney
Date: 1860[19]

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1850
Place: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont[20]
Residence:
Date: 1860
Place: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont[21]

Marriage

Husband: George Perkins Marsh
Wife: Harriet Buell
Child: Charles Buell Marsh
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: George Ozias Marsh
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: 10 APR 1828
Place: Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont[22]


  • Source: S1098 Author: Caroline (Crane) Marsh Title: "Life and Letters of George Perkins Marsh" Repository: #R11 NOTECaroline (Crane) Marsh, "Life and Letters of George Perkins Marsh".
  • Repository: R11 Name: books.google.com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S13 Title: "1860 Census" Repository: #R2 NOTE"1860 Census", Source Medium: Census .
  • Repository: R2 Name: www.ancestry.com Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S14 Title: "1850 Census" Repository: #R2 NOTE"1850 Census", Source Medium: Census .
  • Source: S151 Author: Buell B. Bassette Title: "One Bassett Family in America" Publication: Name: Name: The F. A. Bassette Company, Springfield, Mass., 1926;; Repository: #R31 NOTEBuell B. Bassette, "One Bassett Family in America" (The F. A. Bassette Company, Springfield, Mass., 1926), Source Medium: Book Only 100 numbered copies of this book exist. .
  • Repository: R31 Name: CD-ROM PDF version of the book. Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S773 Title: "History of the Buell family in England" Repository: #R2 NOTE"History of the Buell family in England".

Notes

From "History of the Buell family in England : from the remotest times ascertainable from our ancient histories, and in America," p. 220,

"George Perkins Marsh, fourth child of Hon. Charles Perkins Marsh, fourth child of Hon. Charles Marsh, LL.D., of Litchfield, Conn. He graduated at Dartmouth College 1820, and was a lawyer. George Perkins Marsh married secondly Caroline Crain, of Berkely, Mass. He was United States Minister to Turin in 1862.
"...
"In February, 1865, George Perkins Marsh was United States Minister to Sardinia. In 1866 he was Minister to Italy, and resided at Florence, in Italy."

From "Vermont Men, 1894,"

"Marsh, George Perkins.?Son of Congressman Charles Marsh and grandson of the Lieutenant-Governor, a lawyer, congressman, diplomat, philologist and of world-wide fame as an author and scholar, was perhaps the most broadly accomplished man the state ever produced. He was born March 15, 1801, graduated at Dartmouth in 1820, studied law in his father's office, was admitted to the bar in 1825, and settled at Burlington, speedily acquiring an extensive practice. But he divided his time between law, literature and politics, and, in 1835, he was a member of the Governor's council. In 1842 he was elected representative to Congress and three times re-elected, until, in 1849, President Taylor appointed him minister to Turkey. The time and the situation were such as to give him opportunity, which he improved to the utmost, to render important service to the cause of civil and religious toleration in the Turkish empire. The marked improvement of the system of the Porte in this respect in the past forty years may truly be said to be due to Mr. Marsh more than any other one man. He was also charged in 1852 with a special mission to Greece, which he filled with added reputation. On the change of administration, however, in 1853, he was relieved, and returning to Vermont, he was appointed one of the commissioners to rebuild the present state house in Montpelier, and, in 1857, he was appointed railroad commissioner, serving two years. In 1857, also by the appointment of Governor Fletcher, he made a valuable and exhaustive report on the artificial propagation of fish, laying the foundation for much of the work that has been done since. In 1861 President Lincoln appointed him minister to Italy, and he held the position, being the patriarch of American diplomacy, twenty-one years, until his death, in Valombrosa, not far from Florence, July 23, 1882.
"During his residence abroad he travelled extensively in the East and in Europe, passing some time in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, where he has long been recognized as a leading Scandinavian scholar. His published works include a 'Compendious Grammar of the Old Northern or Icelandic Language,' compiled and translated from the Grammar Rask (Burlington, 1838); 'The Camel, His Organization, Habits and Uses, considered with reference to his introduction into the United States' (Boston, 1856); and 'Lectures on the English Language' (New York, [p.151] 1860); originally delivered in 1859 in the post-graduate course of Columbia College, New York, in which he ?aimed to excite a more general interest among educated men and women in the history and essential character of their native tongue, and to recommend the study of the English language in its earlier literary monuments rather than through the medium of grammars and linguistic treatises.
"He never tired in delving in the languages and literature of the North of Europe, and his sympathies appear to be with the Goths, whose presence he traces in whatever is great and peculiar in the character of the founders of New England. In a work entitled 'The Goths in New England,' he has contrasted the Gothic and Roman characters, which he appears to regard as the great antagonistic principles of society at the present day. He was also the author of various essays, literary and historical, relating to the Goths and their connection with America.
"Still another of his works, and one of great merit, was 'Man and Nature,' first published in 1864, and largely re-written and republished in 1874 under the title: 'The Earth as Modified by Human Action.' He was collaborator in the preparation of the dictionary of the English language, issued under the auspices of the London Philological Society. And his miscellaneous published addresses and speeches are quite numerous. Henry Swan Dana says he 'was a truly learned man, in the variety and thoroughness of his acquisitions, in all departments of human knowledge being almost without a peer in the world.' His library, one of the finest in the country, rich beyond compare in Scandinavian literature, he presented to the University of Vermont, of whose corporation he was chosen a member, in 1844.
"Mr. Marsh was twice married. His first wife, who lived but a few years after the marriage, was Harriet, daughter of Ozias Buell, of Burlington. The second, whom he wedded Dec. 1, 1816 [sic], was Caroline Crane, of Berkeley, Mass., a woman of literary power and an author of some reputation. Her published productions are: 'The Hallig; or, the Sheepfold in the Waters,' translated from the German of Biernatzki, with a biographical sketch of the author (Boston, 1857); and 'Wolfe of the Knoll, and Other Poems' (New York, 1860).
"There were two children by the first wife: Charles, who died in childhood, and George Ozias, a promising New York lawyer, who died when only thirty-three."George Marsh's life is well documented by the books, "Life and Letters of George Perkins Marsh." by Caroline (Crane) Marsh, and in "George Perkins Marsh: Prophet of Conservation," by David Lowenthal.

From ""Life and Letters of George Perkins Marsh,"

"George Perkins Marsh was the second son, by a second marriage, of the Hon. Charles Marsh, of Woodstock, Vt. Charles Marsh was the son of Joseph Marsh, whose ancestor, John Marsh, of good old English lineage, had emigrated from the mother country to Massachusetts in 1633."
"...
"In the autumn of 1839, Mr. Marsh married Caroline Crane, daughter of Mr. Benjamin Crane, of Berkley, Mass. ..."

From "Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College: From the First Graduation in 1771 to the Present, "by George Thomas, p. 202,

"Geroge Perkins Marsh, A. M.-LL. D. the son of the Hon. Charles, D. C. 1786, and Susan (Perkins) Arnold Marsh, was born at Woodstock, Vt, Mar. 15, 1801. He read law and went into practice at Burlington, Vt, his present home; represented it in the Vt Leg. in 1835; also represented his district in Congress from 1842 to 1849; was that year appointed resident minister to Turkey in Europe, including a special mission to Greece in 1852, and having done good service in both realms, returned to the U. S. in 1856; was also sent as resident minister to Sardinia, Europe, in 1861. He has become well versed in the languages and literature of the north of that continent; has published an Icelandic Grammar, 'The Goths in New England,' and several essays pertaining to their literature and history; also a work on the camel, and another on the English Language, so that he may well be ranked among the first scholars and writers out country has produced. He is a Fellow of several learned societies, while Harv. Univ. and the College at Newark, Del. gave him the Hon. degree in 1859, and Dart. in 1860."

From the "New Hampshire Sentinel," March 28, 1861,

"Official Appointments.
"We give below a list of diplomatic appointments, nearly all of which have been confirmed, with the salaries annexed. ...
"George P. Marsh of Vermont, to Sardinia, ,000."

From the "Daily Evening Bulletin," April 30, 1883,

"Some time ago it was announced that he [Frederick Billings] had bought the library of the late George P. Marsh, one of the best English scholars which this country has produced, for the purpose of presenting it to the Vermont University, of which institution Mr. Billings is a graduate. That library consisted of about 11,000 volumes, and is said to be the best private library for philological purposes ever collected by any private citizen in this country."

For more information on George Perkins Marsh, see

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See also the Wikipedia article on Charles Perkins Marsh.
  • American diplomat and conservationist - considered to be America's 1st environmentalist.[23]
  • 15th United States Ambassador to Italy, appointed by Pres. Abraham Lincoln[23][24][25]
  • s/o Charles Marsh (US House of Rep.) & Susan[26]
  • 1839 m (2nd) Caroline Crane[23]
  • 1843 elected to Congress as a Representative of Vermont[25][24]
  • 1849 Appointed by Pres. Taylor to the Ottoman Empire as US minister resident[23] [25][24]
  • 1852 special mission to Greece[23][25][24]
  • Man and Nature (1864)
  • "George P. Marsh, the American minister, died suddenly at Vallambrosa on Monday. The Italian government has expressed its deep sympathy with the widow and has telegraphed to Washington an expression of the sympathy of the Italian nation."[27]
  • Buried at the Protestant Cemetery in Rome[23][28] aka Campo Cestio[29] aka the English Cemetery[24][25]
  • Marsh-Billings-Rochester National Historic Park, Vermont[30]

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Photo of family: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/dag/item/2004664023/

Another photo: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/dag/item/2004664024/



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