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Anna D. Gibson
1/1843 - 3/24/1932
(Shown at age 52)
Anna D. Gibson was born on an unknown day in January 1843 somewhere in Ohio and died on March 24, 1932 somewhere in Ohio. She lived to be 89 years old.

She was the 3rd wife of Jacob Wesley Auten. They had one child, Mary Elizabeth Auten (10/1885).
Census6/13/1900 Jefferson OH (Richland County) 57 yrs old 
113, 121 -Jacob Auten (55, Aug.1844), Annie D. (57, Jan.1843) and Mary B. (14, Oct. 1885). Jacob and Annie have been married 18 years and have had one child. Jacob was born in OH, parents in PA. Annie was born in OH, parents in MD. Mary was born in OH. Jacob is a farmer and Mary attends school. 
Census1/1/1910 Richland OH (Jefferson County) 67 yrs old 
59, 50 -Jacob Auten (65), Anna D. (65). Jacob and Annie have been married 27 years and have had five children all are living. Jacob was born in OH, parents in PA. Annie was born in OH, parents in MD. Jacob is a farmer.  
Census2/15/1920 Richland OH (Jefferson County) 77 yrs old 
206-Jacob Auten (76), Anna D. (77). Jacob was born in OH, parents in PA. Annie was born in OH, parents in MD.  

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1 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
10 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
13 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
16 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
22 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
26 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
34 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
36 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
46 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
52 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
54 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
57 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.
57 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
58 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
59 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
60 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
61 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
63 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
63 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
63 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
69 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
70 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
71 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
80 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
80 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
81 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
83 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
84 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
85 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
18 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
19 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
39 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
42 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
65 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
69 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
70 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
74 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
76 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
12 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
17 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
19 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
20 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
22 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
25 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
32 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
33 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
66 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
67 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
84 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
86 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
87 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
89 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
66 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
71 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
74 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
76 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
77 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
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Jacob Auten
Born on April 21, 1844 and died on November 2, 1929.
They were married 1/1/1881.

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The Children of Anna D. Gibson

10 years old
Mary Elizabeth Auten
Born in Fredericktown, Ohio on October 14, 1885 and died in Fredericktown, Ohio on April 27, 1959. She was 73 years old.

She married Harley Bollinger (6/23/1880 - 1/1/1975)
Anna Lucile (1906)married Fred Weller
Arthur(1907)married Lola Fidler
Marjorie(1912-1991)married Wendell Fink ...
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