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1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
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 b.         
 d.         
 Thomas R. Franklin
 b.1835 Ireland
 d.         
 Maberl Franklin
 b.1870 Texas
 d.1903
 Thomas Benjamin Jefferson Hadley
 b.1801 Beaufort Dist., SC
 d.1869 Jackson, Texas
 Julia Emma Hadley
 b.1842 Houston, Texas
 d.1920 Houston, Texas
 Piety Lucretia Smith
 b.1807 Logan, Kentucky
 d.1898