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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
 Edward J. Swanson
 d.1852 Enroute to California
 Mary Myers
 b.1781 Pennsylvania
 d.1853 California
 Wade Albert Swanson
 b.1869 CA
 d.1950 Kern Co, CA
 Julius Augustus Swanson
 b.1840 La Salle Co., Illinois
 Irving Augustus Swanson
 Chloe Ann Smith
 b.1822 Ohio
 d.1908 Tulare Co., Ca.
 Belle Swanson
 b.1876 CA
 d.1949 Ventura Co, CA
 Fanny Swanson
 b.1883 CA
 Lucinda Horton
 b.1848 wagon train, MO
 d.1931 Santa Paula, CA