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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
 Asa T. Hoxsie
 b.         
 d.         
 Bowen Briggs
 b.1793 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1882 Charlestown, RI
 Bowen Briggs
 b.1821 Charlestown, RI
 d.1898 Charlestown, RI
 Hannah Sheldon
 b.1797
 d.         
 Mary Jane Briggs
 b.1857 Charlestown, RI
 d.1931
 Mary E. Healy
 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
 Ebenezer Briggs
 b.         
 d.1795 East Greenwich, RI
 Sweet Briggs
 b.1755 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1844 South Kingstown, RI
 Eleanor Sweet
 b.1727 Warwick, RI
 d.         
 Bowen Briggs
 b.1822
 d.1901 Apponaug, RI
 Palmer T. Briggs
 b.1791 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1866 Newport, RI
 William Tanner
 b.         
 d.         
 Lucy Briggs
 b.1824
 d.1908 South Kingstown, RI
 Martha "Patty" Tanner
 b.         
 d.         
 
 
 
 Charles W. Briggs
 b.1813 South Kingstown, RI
 d.         
 Robert Wilcox
 b.1729 South Kingstown, RI
 d.1768
 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
 Martha Potter
 b.1730
 d.1815 Richmond, RI
 Amy Wilcox
 b.1791 South Kingstown, RI
 d.         
 Adam Richmond
 b.1737 Westerly, RI
 d.1817
 Amy Richmond
 b.1758 Exeter, RI
 d.1798 Washington Co., RI
 Amy Mary Hazard
 b.1738 West Greenwich, RI
 d.1762




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
 Sweet Briggs
 b.         
 d.         
 Palmer T. Briggs
 b.1791 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1866 Newport, RI
 
 
 




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
 Mr. Macumber
 b.         
 d.         
 Sweet Briggs
 b.1755 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1844 South Kingstown, RI
 Bowen Briggs
 b.1793 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1882 Charlestown, RI
 Martha "Patty" Tanner
 b.         
 d.         
 Rebecca S. Briggs
 b.1817 Charlestown, RI
 d.1885 Hopkinton, RI
 Hannah Sheldon
 b.1797
 d.         




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
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
 Mr. King
 b.         
 d.         
 Richard Briggs
 b.1737
 d.         
 Amos Briggs
 b.1762 East Greenwich, RI
 d.         
 Phebe Place
 b.1737
 d.         
 Sarah Briggs
 b.1783 North Kingstown, RI
 d.1860 Newport, RI
 Thankful Brown
 b.         
 d.