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Henry Clinton Auten 

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Jacob Cotner Auten
1/27/1813 - 9/10/1893

Rebecca Colley
10/4/1819 - 3/5/1907
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Henry Clinton Auten
11/5/1839 - 4/6/1870
(Shown at age 31)
Henry Clinton Auten was born on November 5, 1839 somewhere in Pennsylvania and died on April 6, 1870 somewhere in Ohio. He lived to be 30 years old.

Henry died of Typhoid. He Married in 1864 to Mary Harbin (8/17/1842 - 1/14/1921). They had one son- Elbert Bryant Auten (12/4/1867 - 10/12/1952).
Census8/6/1850 Berlin Township OH (Knox County) 10 yrs old 
Recorded as family #403: J. C. Auten (age 38), Rebecca (age 35), Henry C. (age 12), Alex (age 10), Elisa (age 9), Wesley (age 6), W. Allen (age 3). J. C. is a farmer and estimates the value of his property to be $1, 000. All were born in PA. The four oldest children have been attending school. The family of Henry M. Auten (age 55) is recorded next on the page. 
Census7/13/1860 Berlin OH (Knox County) 20 yrs old 
family #602: Jacob C. Auten (age 47), Rebecca (44), Henry C. (22), Ada C.(20), Mary C. (18), Wesley (16), William A.(14), Almira (8), Allice(6), Lauria (3), & James F.(1 yr old). Jacob is a farmer. Henry, Ada & Wesley are laborers and Mary domestic. Mary, Wesley, William, Almria & Allice have been attending school. Jacob, Rebecca & Henry were born in PA, others in OH. Jacob estimates the value of his estate to be $4,000 and personal estate to be $1,280. 
Military7/1/1863 OH (Berlin County) 23 yrs old 
Schedule list of all persons subject to do mitary duty in the 13th district, class I: Henry C. Auten - age 26, born in Ohio, married or unmarried: Married, Occupation: Farmer 

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5 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
14 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
17 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
20 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
26 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
30 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
22 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
23 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
1 1840 Oregon Trail is established
3 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
16 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
21 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
23 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
24 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
26 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
29 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
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Henry Auten
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Mary Harbin
Born on August 17, 1842 and died on January 14, 1956.
They were married 3/2/1864.

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