On This Day

Historical Figures Married and Divorced in 1834

Weddings in History

William Lloyd Garrison

Sep 4 American abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison (28) weds Helen Eliza Benson (22), in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Oct 30 Anne Lister marries Anne Walker by taking Holy Communion together at Holy Trinity Church, York, England (not officially recognised)

Franklin Pierce

Nov 19 US Congressman and future US President Franklin Pierce (29) weds Jane Appleton (28) at her grandparents' home in Amherst, New Hampshire