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1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
 Friederich Christ. Gustav Adolf Schmitt
 b.1854 Darmstadt, Germany
 d.1937 St.Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
 Edward John Smith
 b.1876 Ashley, Pennsylvania
 d.1960 Jarrell, Williamson, Texas
 John Henwood
 b.1818 Liskeard, Cornwall /, England
 d.1863 Honesdale, Wayne Co. PA
 Ella R. Henwood
 b.1857 Honesdale, Wayne Co. PA
 d.1945 Forest Lawn Me, St. Paul MN.
 Ann Chappell
 b.1820 Plymouth, Devon /, England
 d.1861 Honesdale, Wayne Co. PA
 Maryella Smith
 b.1917 Bedford, Lawrence Co, IN
 d.         
 Idah Helen Wilson
 b.1883 St.Paul, Ramsey Co, MN
 d.1970 Cancer Home, MN