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John Woodhouse Audubon
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1812
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1862
Washington Heights
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

John W. Audubon, wildlife and portrait painter, was born on November 30, 1812, at Meadow Brook farm, near Henderson, Kentucky, the second son of Lucy (Bakewell) and John James Audubon. He spent his youth in Kentucky, Ohio, and Louisiana, where he attended a school taught by his mother. He and his older brother, Victor Gifford Audubon, learned to draw from their father and assisted him in collecting wildlife specimens. Audubon traveled with his father to Labrador in 1833, and from 1834 until 1836 he resided with the family in England. He worked as a portrait painter and helped his father on the publication of The Birds of America (182738). In 1837 he accompanied his father on a trip to the Republic of Texas, where they visited Galveston and what was then the capital, Houston. In Charleston, South Carolina, Audubon married Maria Rebecca Bachman in May 1837; they had two daughters. After her death in 1840, he married Caroline Hall, on October 2, 1841; this second marriage produced seven children. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John James Audubon (1785 - 1851)
  Lucy Bakewell Audubon (1787 - 1874)
 
 Spouses:
  Maria Rebecca Bachman Audubon (1816 - 1840)
  Caroline Hall Audubon (1811 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  John James Audubon (1842 - 1842)*
  Jane B Audubon (1849 - 1853)*
 
 Siblings:
  Victor Gifford Audubon (1809 - 1860)*
  John Woodhouse Audubon (1812 - 1862)
  Lucy Audubon (1815 - 1817)*
  Rosa Audubon (1819 - 1820)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: John James Audubon Family Tomb
 
Created by: Zombie finder
Record added: Jun 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112754937
 


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