Famous People Born in January 1831

  • Jan 1 William Joseph Westbrook, composer
  • Jan 2 Justin Winston, historian/librarian (Harvard)
  • Jan 11 James Ronald Chalmers, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1898)
  • Jan 14 John Bullock Clark Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1903)
  • Jan 17 Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (d. 1903)
  • Jan 18 Edward Ferrero, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1899)
  • Jan 20 Pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)
  • Jan 26 Mary Mapes Dodge, American writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 28 Henry Brevard Davidson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1899)