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1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1964 - 1973 Vietnam War
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
 Edward J. Swanson
 b.1822
 d.1852 Enroute to California
 Julius Augustus Swanson
 b.1840 La Salle Co., Illinois
 d.         
 Chloe Ann Smith
 b.1822 Ohio
 d.1908 Tulare Co., Ca.
 Wade Albert Swanson
 b.1869 CA
 d.1950 Kern Co, CA
 Jessie Swanson
 b.1896 CA
 d.         
 Lucinda Horton
 b.1848 wagon train, MO
 d.1931 Santa Paula, CA
 Walter Augustus Swanson
 b.1903 CA
 d.         
 Sidney Swanson
 b.1905 CA
 d.         
 Ida May Barnes
 b.1877 CA
 d.1945 Kern Co, CA