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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
 Francis Shaffer
 b.1803 Lower Mahanoy Townshi
 d.1871 Lower Mahanoy Townshi
 Isaac Shaffer
 b.1824 Lower Mahanoy Townshi
 Jacob Trautman
 b.1768 Pa.
 d.1844 Union Cemetery, Pa
 Eva Mary Troutman
 b.1802 Lower Mahanoy Townshi
 d.1897 Lower Mahanoy Townshi
 Anna Mariam Williamson
 Hannah Bingeman