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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
 Edward Swanson
 b.1775 England
 d.1822
 Edward J. Swanson
 b.1822
 d.1852 Enroute to California
 Mary Myers
 b.1781 Pennsylvania
 d.1853 California
 Mary E Swanson
 b.1870, CA
 d.         
 Henry Francis Swanson
 b.1848, IL
 d.         
 Charles Swanson
 b.1875, CA
 d.         
 Chloe Ann Smith
 b.1822 Ohio
 d.1908 Tulare Co., Ca.
 Rebecca Swanson
 b.1877, CA
 d.         
 Isaac Fancher
 b.1788 Stokes Co, North Carolina
 d.1840 Coles Co., Illinois
 Francis Swanson
 b.1880, CA
 d.         
 John Fancher
 b.1811 Overton Co., Tennessee
 d.1895 Tulare Co., California
 Anne Tully
 b.1791
 d.         
 Arminta Fancher
 b.1855 California
 d.         
 Ann Mariah Smith
 b.1822 Kentucky
 d.