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John Green
1850 - 1900
John Green was born about 1850 in an unknown place and died about 1900 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 50 years old.

It is said that when his wife Elizabeth was very pregnant she found her husband, John, was missing and one day an other very pregnant women knocked on her door asking if John Green was home. Elizabeth responded that no he wasn't and asked why she was looking for him? The other women responded well because he is my husband. Neither of the women ever saw John again it is believed he may have gone west.
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3 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
6 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
9 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
15 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
19 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
27 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
29 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
39 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
45 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
47 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
50 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
50 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
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11 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
12 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
32 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
35 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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5 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
10 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
12 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
13 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
15 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
18 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
25 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
26 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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Elizabeth Pearsall
Born on an unknown day in August 1859 and died about 1959
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35 years old
Alden John Green
Born somewhere in Michigan on April 24, 1880 and died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan on an unknown day in March 1967. He was about 86 years old.

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