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Encyclopedia > William B. Ide
William Brown Ide
William B. Ide

  President of California Republic
In office
1846 – 1846
Preceded by Andrés Pico
Succeeded by John D. Sloat

Born March 28, 1796(1796-03-28)
Rutland, Massachusetts
Died December 1852 (age 56)
Red Bluff, California
Spouse Susan Ide
Profession Farmer, politician, soldier
Religion Mormon

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Biography

William Ide was born in Rutland, Massachusetts to Lemuel Ide, a member of the Vermont State Legislature. Ide, a carpenter by trade, married in 1820. He and his wife Susan lived at first in Massachusetts, but soon began moving westward - to Kentucky, then to Ohio after converting to Mormonism, and finally to Illinois. They farmed in Springfield, with Ide supplementing his income by teaching school.   Rutland is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, at the geographical center of the state of Massachusetts. ... ... Carpenter at work in Tennessee, June 1942. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Greater Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... For more general information about religious denominations that follow the teachings of Joseph Smith, Jr. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... : Home of President Abraham Lincoln United States Illinois Sangamon 60. ...


Ide in California

In 1845, after the death of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, Ide sold his farm and joined a wagon train in Independence, Missouri headed for Oregon. On the advice of a mountain man named Caleb Greenwood, Ide and a group of settlers split off and head to Alta California, then a province of Mexico. They arrived at Sutter's Fort on October 25, 1845. Joseph Smith redirects here. ... The Latter Day Saint movement (a subset of Restorationism) is a group of religious denominations and adherents who follow at least some of the teachings and revelations of Joseph Smith, Jr. ... Independence is a city in Missouri, in the Kansas City metropolitan area. ... Official language(s) (none)[1] Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Liver-Eating Johnson The Mountain Men is also the name of a 1980 movie starring Charlton Heston. ... Old Caleb Greenwood was a Western U.S. fur trapper and trail guide. ... Alta California (Upper California) was formed in 1804 when the province of California, then a part of the Spanish colony of New Spain, was divided in two along the line separating the Franciscan missions in the north from the Dominican missions in the south. ... 19th century illustration of Sutters Fort Started in 1839, Sutters Fort, which was originally called New Helvetia[1] (New Switzerland) by its builder, John Sutter, was a 19th century agricultural and trading colony in California. ... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...


The California Republic

In 1846, learning the Mexican government was threatening to expel all settlers who were not Mexican citizens, about thirty settlers conducted what was to become known as the Bear Flag Revolt. On June 14, Ide and the other settlers seized the pueblo of Sonoma and captured the Mexican Commandante of Northern California, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, who in fact supported American annexation. By June 17th, the rebels raised the new California Bear flag, proclaiming the Mexican province to be the California Republic. Ide had been chosen to serve as commander. A family of Russian settlers in the Caucasus region, ca. ... A replica of the first Bear Flag now on display at El Presidio de Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks, established in 1836 by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo as a part of Mexicos strategy to halt Russian incursions into the region. ... Sonoma City Hall in the town plaza Sonoma is a historically significant town in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA. Sonoma is centered around its historic town plaza, a remnant of the towns Spanish colonial past. ... Don Mariano Guadeloupe Vallejo (4 July 1807 - 18 January 1890) was a Californian military commander, politician, and rancher. ... Ceremonies during the annexation of Hawaii. ... The modern Bear Flag of California The flag of California was first flown during the Bear Flag Revolt as the flag of the California Republic, and a modified version was then adopted by the California state legislature in 1911 as the state flag. ... A replica of the first Bear Flag now on display at El Presidio de Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks, established in 1836 by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo as a part of Mexicos strategy to halt Russian incursions into the region. ...


The Bear Flag Republic lasted until July 9, 1846, just 25 days, until the U. S. Flag was raised at Sonoma. Ide and other "Bear Flaggers" joined John C. Frémont and the U.S. armed forces in taking possession of California from Mexico. John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, explorer, the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States, and the first presidential candidate of a major party to run on a platform in opposition to slavery. ...


Last years

After the Mexican War, Ide returned to his home near Red Bluff, California, where he resumed his partnership with Josiah Belden at his rancho. He bought out Belden in 1849, and was successful in mining. Red Bluff (pop. ... Josiah Belden (1815–1892) was an American pioneer and politician. ... Chuquicamata, the second largest open pit copper mine in the world, Chile. ...


Ide died of smallpox in December, 1852, at the age of 56. Smallpox (also known by the Latin names Variola or Variola vera) is a contagious disease unique to humans. ...


William B. Ide State Historic Park, comprised of a restored adobe house and other buildings near Red Bluff, commemorates his life. Renewal of the surface coating of an adobe wall in Chamisal, New Mexico Adobe is a natural building material composed of sand, sandy clay and straw or other organic materials, which is shaped into bricks using wooden frames and dried in the sun. ...


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