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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
 Orange P. Swanson
 b.1866
 d.         
 Edward Swanson
 b.1775 England
 d.1822
 William Edward Swanson
 b.1869
 d.         
 Edward J. Swanson
 b.1822
 d.1852 Enroute to California
 Mary Myers
 b.1781 Pennsylvania
 d.1853 California
 Chloe Swanson
 b.1872
 d.1970
 John William Swanson
 b.1842
 d.1924 Porterville, Tulare Co, CA
 Rose Anne Swanson
 b.1874
 d.         
 Chloe Ann Smith
 b.1822 Ohio
 d.1908 Tulare Co., Ca.
 Norton H. Swanson
 b.1876
 d.         
 Lottie May Swanson
 b.1879
 d.1941
 John D. Swanson
 b.1883
 d.1944
 Martha McCollough
 b.1848 Scot
 d.1864 Tulare Co, CA
 Charles W. Swanson
 b.1887
 d.