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1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
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
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
 Millie Williams Nelson
 b.1780 Of Orange, Nc
 d.1841
 Thomas Burton Nelson
 b.1767 Of Orange Co., Nc
 d.1846 Near Mt. Vernon, Il
 James Nelson
 b.1793 Of Orange, Nc
 d.1853 Near Uintah Spg., Utah
 Abraham Nelson
 b.1795 Orange, Nc
 d.         
 Hyrum Nelson
 b.1797 Of Orange, Nc
 d.1862 Kerr Co., Texas
 Edmond Nelson
 b.1799 Orange Co., Nc
 d.1850 Mountainville, Utah
 Martha Williams
 b.1769 Of, Orange, Nc
 d.1854 Near Mt. Vernon, Il
 Thomas B. Nelson
 b.1802 Hillsboro, Orange, Nc
 d.         
 Martha Nelson
 b.1807 Orange, Nc
 d.1852 Salt Lake City, Utah