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Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857



  • Existence: 1820 - 1857

biographical statement

Peters, R. Kane, 1985: CIP t.p. (Kane) galley (Elisha Kent Kane)

LC data base, 6/14/85 (hdg.: Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857; usage: Elisha Kent Kane; Elisha K. Kane)

Wikipedia, website viewed 7 December 2011 (Elisha Kent Kane; b. February 28, 1820, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; d. February 16, 1857, Havana, Cuba; medical officer in the United States Navy; member of 2 arctic expeditions to rescue the explorer Sir John Franklin; graduated from University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1842; Assistant Surgeon in the Navy on 14 Sep 1843; served in the United States Marine Corps during Mexican/American War; Medical officer of the Grinnell Arctic expedition of 1850-1851; leader of the Second Grinnell expedition that left New York 31 May 1853--returned to New York 11 October 1855; wrote two volume book called "Arctic Explorations."), via WWW, June 20, 2013 (Elisha Kent Kane; b. Feb. 3, 1820 in Philadelphia, Pa.; parents: John Kintzing Kane and Jane Duval Leiper; m. May 27, 1853 to Margaretta "Maggie" Fox (1833-1893), no children; d. Feb. 16, 1857 in Havana, Cuba

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ancestors and descendants of Thomas L. Kane and Elizabeth W. Kane collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231041911]
Identifier: MSS 2212
Scope and Contents

This collection is a progressional compilation of genealogical information on Thomas L. Kane, his wife Elizabeth Dennistoun Wood Kane, and their ancestors and descendants.

Dates: 1999