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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
 Frank Crawford Chormicle
 b.1869
 d.1921
 Oscar Edward Chormicle
 b.1895
 d.1981
 Edward J. Swanson
 b.1822
 d.1852 Enroute to California
 John William Swanson
 b.1842
 d.1924 Porterville, Tulare Co, CA
 Chloe Ann Smith
 b.1822 Ohio
 d.1908 Tulare Co., Ca.
 Rose Anne Swanson
 b.1874
 d.         
 Martha McCollough
 b.1848 Scot
 d.1864 Tulare Co, CA