Family and Descendants of James Garfield

Portrait of James Garfield’s family

As the twentieth President of the United States of America, James Garfield’s presidency was brief. Before politics, he worked as a teacher, who later became a lawyer. During the Civil War, he was commissioned as Lieutenant Colonel and promoted to Brigadier General after his successful campaigns against the Confederate troops. In this … Read more

Family of Franklin Pierce

Portrait of Jane Pierce and Bennie

Franklin Pierce was the sixth generation of descendants of Thomas Pierce, an immigrant from Norfolk, England, to Massachusetts Bay Colony. Born on November 23, 1804, find out how his family influenced him to become the man and leader he was. Benjamin Pierce Born on December 25, 1757, Benjamin Pierce was born in … Read more