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Nancy Whitaker
1835 - 1877
Nancy Whitaker was born about 1835 in an unknown place and died about 1877 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 42 years old.

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4 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
9 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
18 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
21 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
24 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
30 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
34 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
42 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
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26 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
27 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
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2 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
5 1840 Oregon Trail is established
7 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
20 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
25 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
27 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
28 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
30 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
33 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
40 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
41 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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Morris Gillette
Born about 1833 and died about 1901
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42 years old
Robert Volney Gillette
Born in an unknown place about 1853 and died in an unknown location about 1953. Actual dates are unknown and those shown are estimated.

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