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1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
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
 Palmer T. Briggs
 b.1791 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1866 Newport, RI
 Nelson T. Briggs
 b.1821 South Kingstown, RI
 d.1909 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Amy Wilcox
 b.1791 South Kingstown, RI
 d.         
 William Nelson Briggs
 b.1843 RI
 d.1914 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Hannah Frances Place
 b.1825 RI
 d.         
 Lydia A. Sweet
 b.1845
 d.         




1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
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
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
 Sweet Briggs
 b.1755 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1844 South Kingstown, RI
 Palmer T. Briggs
 b.1791 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1866 Newport, RI
 Martha "Patty" Tanner
 b.         
 d.         
 Nelson T. Briggs
 b.1821 South Kingstown, RI
 d.1909 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Sylvester Wilcox
 b.1756 Richmond, RI
 d.1840 Washington Co., RI
 Amy Wilcox
 b.1791 South Kingstown, RI
 d.         
 Amy Richmond
 b.1758 Exeter, RI
 d.1798 Washington Co., RI
 William Nelson Briggs
 b.1843 RI
 d.1914 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Hannah Frances Place
 b.1825 RI
 d.         




1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1964 - 1973 Vietnam War
1969 Armstrong first person on the moon
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
 Peter Geraghty
 b.         
 d.         
 Julia Ann Geraghty
 b.1851 RI
 d.1936 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Ann Duke
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Lawrence Everett Armstrong
 b.         
 d.         
 Nelson T. Briggs
 b.1821 South Kingstown, RI
 d.1909 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 William Nelson Briggs
 b.1843 RI
 d.1914 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Hannah Frances Place
 b.1825 RI
 d.         
 Florence Etta Briggs
 b.1879 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 d.         
 Peter Geraghty
 b.         
 d.         
 Julia Ann Geraghty
 b.1851 RI
 d.1936 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Ann Duke
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Walter Brayton Armstrong
 b.1877
 d.         
 Nelson T. Briggs
 b.1821 South Kingstown, RI
 d.1909 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 William Nelson Briggs
 b.1843 RI
 d.1914 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Hannah Frances Place
 b.1825 RI
 d.         
 Julia Emma Briggs
 b.1881 RI
 d.1950 Coventry, Kent Co., RI
 Peter Geraghty
 b.         
 d.         
 Julia Ann Geraghty
 b.1851 RI
 d.1936 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 Ann Duke
 b.         
 d.