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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
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
 Boomer ELSBREE
 b.1754 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1830
 Joshua ELSBREE
 b.1775 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1839 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Hannah LUTHER
 b.1757 Swansea, MA
 d.1830
 Benjamin ELSBREE
 b.1807 MA
 d.1856 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Rhoda BRIGHTMAN
 b.1773 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1854 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 George Read
 b.         
 d.         
 Ruth Read
 b.1813 MA
 d.1873 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Ruth Unknown
 b.         
 d.         




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
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
 Ephraim ELSBREE
 b.1727 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1756
 Boomer ELSBREE
 b.1754 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1830
 Jemima SHEPHERD
 b.1729 Dartmouth, MA
 d.1773
 Benjamin ELSBREE
 b.1807 MA
 d.1856 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Joshua ELSBREE
 b.1775 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1839 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Nathaniel LUTHER
 b.1719 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1763 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 Joseph Elsbree
 b.1811 MA
 d.1886
 Hannah LUTHER
 b.1757 Swansea, MA
 d.1830
 Eleanor BOOMER
 b.1728
 d.         
 Henry Elsbree
 b.1802 MA
 d.1860
 Joseph BRIGHTMAN
 b.1718 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 John F. Elsbree
 b.1806 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1844 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Rebecca HILL
 b.1723 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Rhoda BRIGHTMAN
 b.1773 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1854 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Joseph READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary DEANE
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Arthur Slack
 b.1870 Mansfield, England
 d.1901
 Gilbert SLACK
 b.1777 Mansfield, England
 d.1841
 Alfred Slack
 b.1868
 d.         
 Gilbert SLACK
 b.1805 Mansfield, England
 d.1889 Mansfield, England
 Elizabeth BLEAR
 b.1776 Mansfield, England
 d.1851
 Ellen "Nellie" Slack
 b.1874
 d.         
 William Slack
 b.1831 Mansfield, England
 d.1881
 Joseph MARSHALL
 b.1777 Mansfield, England
 d.1841
 Elizabeth Slack
 b.1872
 d.         
 Ann MARSHALL
 b.1807 Mansfield, England
 d.1878 Mansfield, England
 Sarah PEET
 b.1785 Mansfield, England
 d.1851
 William Slack
 b.1862
 d.         
 John Slack
 b.1860 Mansfield, England
 d.1901
 Walter Slack
 b.1866
 d.         
 Ann Unknown
 b.1840 Mansfield, England
 d.1901
 Sarah Ann "Annie" Slack
 b.1864
 d.         




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
 Stephen CHAFEE
 b.1791 Rehoboth, MA
 d.1864 Bristol, RI
 George Tew Barker CHAFEE
 b.1816 Bristol, Co., RI
 d.1891 Middletown, CT
 Deborah USHER
 b.1791 Rehoboth, MA
 d.1861 Bristol, RI
 George Austin Chafee
 b.1840 Bristol, Co., RI
 d.1903
 Samuel Ward AUSTIN
 b.1779 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1862 North Kingstown, RI
 Grace Irene Chafee
 b.1870
 d.         
 Harriet Newell AUSTIN
 b.1822 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1856 Bristol, Co., RI
 Mary MITCHELL
 b.1780 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 d.1874 North Kingstown, RI
 Charles Austin Chafee
 b.1868 Middletown, CT
 d.1949 Middletown, CT
 John R. Pitt
 b.1814 England
 d.1882 CT
 Matilda Pitt
 b.1840 England
 d.1900
 Elizabeth Reading
 b.1815 England
 d.1875




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
 
 
 
 William A. Manchester
 b.1834 RI
 d.         
 Martha J. Unknown
 b.1807 RI
 d.         
 Walter A. Manchester
 b.1867 RI
 d.         
 Stephen CHAFEE
 b.1791 Rehoboth, MA
 d.1864 Bristol, RI
 George Tew Barker CHAFEE
 b.1816 Bristol, Co., RI
 d.1891 Middletown, CT
 Deborah USHER
 b.1791 Rehoboth, MA
 d.1861 Bristol, RI
 Lucinda Thomas Chafee
 b.1842 RI
 d.         
 Samuel Ward AUSTIN
 b.1779 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1862 North Kingstown, RI
 Harriet Newell AUSTIN
 b.1822 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1856 Bristol, Co., RI
 Mary MITCHELL
 b.1780 Warwick, Kent Co., RI
 d.1874 North Kingstown, RI