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Joseph Priestley His Life and Times. by Howard M. Peters & Sally B. Peters AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY Division of the History of Chemistry Philadelphia Annual Meeting August 25, 2004. Priestley’s Life and Accomplishments. PART 1 Period 1: 1733 – 1776 Early marriage to Mary Wilkinson

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Joseph priestley his life and times

Joseph Priestley His Life and Times

by

Howard M. Peters

&

Sally B. Peters

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY

Division of the History of Chemistry

Philadelphia Annual Meeting

August 25, 2004


Priestley s life and accomplishments

Priestley’s Life and Accomplishments

PART 1

Period 1: 1733 – 1776

  • Early marriage to Mary Wilkinson

    Period 2: 1776 – 1793

  • The good and bad years

    Period 3: 1793 – 1804

  • Exile in America


Genealogy studies

Genealogy Studies

PART 2

  • SAR History and Records

  • DAR History and Records

  • Peters family connection


Fictional accounts from nicholas paul s journal

Fictional Accounts From Nicholas Paul’s Journal

PART 3

  • 1796 – Paul family / Newberry family / Arner family connections

  • 1799 – Paul family moves to Northumberland County, first contact with Priestley

  • 1800 – 1804: Paul and Priestley connections


Priestley

Priestley

LIFE, FAMILY, and RELIGION


Priestley scientific contributions

Priestley: Scientific Contributions

DISCOVERY OF 8 GASES

  • Oxygen

  • Nitrogen

  • Carbon Dioxide

  • Carbon Monoxide

  • Sulfur Dioxide

  • Nitrous Oxide

  • Nitric Oxide

  • Hydrogen Chloride


Priestley additional scientific contributions

Priestley: Additional Scientific Contributions

  • Discovered the interconnection between photosynthesis and respiration

  • Discovered carbonated water

  • Discovered that India rubber removed graphite pencil marks - the first rubber eraser


Priestley1

Priestley

HIS POLITICS (1776 – 1793)


Priestley2

Priestley

THE FAMILY IN EXILE

ESCAPE TO AMERICA

(1793 – 1804)


Priestley s us landmark

Priestley’s US Landmark


Priestley s gb landmark

Priestley’s GB Landmark


Priestley house u s

Priestley House (U.S.)


Priestley house landmark

Priestley House (Landmark)


Priestley s lab gb landmark

Priestley’s Lab (GB Landmark)


Nicholas paul

Nicholas Paul

  • Searching for the Ancestors and Descendants of Nicholas Paul (1748-1820) and Barbara Vass (1757-1823), Northampton County and Northumberland County, PA


James newbury

James Newbury

  • Searching for the Ancestors and Descendants of James Newbury (1750-1830) and Sarah Guest (1764-1850), Northumberland County, PA


Nicholas paul sar genealogy

Nicholas Paul SAR Genealogy


Peters sar genealogy

Peters SAR Genealogy

Available During Presentation


Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania


Centre county

Centre County


Blanchard

Blanchard


Elmer and marie peters

Elmer and Marie Peters


Elmer peters 1875 1922 emma scantlin peters 1879 1930

Elmer Peters1875 – 1922Emma Scantlin Peters1879 – 1930


Edward and ellen scantlin

Edward and Ellen Scantlin


George and emeline miller

George and Emeline Miller


John bitner 1802 1861 susan orner bitner 1801 1880

John Bitner1802 – 1861Susan Orner Bitner1801 – 1880


John and elizabeth orner

John and Elizabeth Orner


John orner

John Orner


Elizabeth orner

Elizabeth Orner


Pennsylvania1

Pennsylvania


Northumberland

Northumberland


Riverview cemetery

Riverview Cemetery


Nicholas and barbara paul

Nicholas and Barbara Paul


Nicholas and barbara paul1

Nicholas and Barbara Paul


Nicholas paul1

Nicholas Paul


Barbara paul

Barbara Paul


Joseph priestley

Joseph Priestley


Part 3 fictional accounts from nicholas paul s journal

Part 3: Fictional Accounts From Nicholas Paul’s Journal

1796

  • Jacob Arner finally got deed from Penn family

  • Problem: 21 year old son John interested in 17 year old Elizabeth Paul


Nicholas paul s journal

Nicholas Paul’s Journal

July 30th, 1799

  • Summer move to Northumberland County

  • Warned James Newberry about Priestley and his inflammatory speech

  • Paul’s first meeting with Priestley

    April 5th, 1800

  • Priestley seeking chickens, eggs and firewood


Nicholas paul s journal1

Nicholas Paul’s Journal

July 18th, 1801

  • Priestley goes to Philadelphia ill. Was he poisoned?

    October 13th, 1802

  • Priestley weak

    December 1st, 1803

  • Priestley bedridden


Nicholas paul s journal2

Nicholas Paul’s Journal

February 6th, 1804

  • Word from village that Priestley had died

    February 9th, 1804

  • Bitter cold day, funeral attendance low


Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

  • Sons of the American Revolution

  • Daughters of the American Revolution

  • Chemical Heritage Foundation

  • Andrea Bashore: President, Priestley House Museum

  • Northumberland County Historical Society

  • Justin Kirk Houser: Centre County, PA Genealogist

  • Daeron Katz: Silent Planet Productions, Graphics


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