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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
 Joseph BRIGHTMAN
 b.1718 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Rebecca HILL
 b.1723 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Henry Brightman
 b.1768
 d.         
 Joseph READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary DEANE
 b.         
 d.         
 Phebe Read
 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
 Joseph BRIGHTMAN
 b.1718 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Rebecca HILL
 b.1723 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Joseph Brightman
 b.1770
 d.         
 Joseph READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary DEANE
 b.         
 d.         
 Ruth Brightman
 b.1793 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1843 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 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
 Jemima Elsbree
 b.1771 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Nathaniel LUTHER
 b.1719 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1763 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 Hannah LUTHER
 b.1757 Swansea, MA
 d.1830
 Eleanor BOOMER
 b.1728
 d.         




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
 Amos Luther
 b.         
 d.         
 Hannah Luther
 b.1820 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Royal Luther
 b.1789 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Royal Luther
 b.1825
 d.         
 
 
 
 John Luther
 b.1819 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1844 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Joseph B. Luther
 b.1815
 d.         
 Joseph Brightman
 b.1770
 d.         
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Abraham Luther
 b.1817 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Ruth Brightman
 b.1793 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1843 Fall River, Bristol Co., MA
 Boomer ELSBREE
 b.1754 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1830
 Jemima Elsbree
 b.1771 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Hannah LUTHER
 b.1757 Swansea, MA
 d.1830




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
 Benjamin Tompkins
 b.         
 d.         
 Joseph BRIGHTMAN
 b.1718 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Rebecca HILL
 b.1723 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Susannah Brightman
 b.1771
 d.         
 Joseph READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary DEANE
 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
 Joseph BRIGHTMAN
 b.1718 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Henry BRIGHTMAN
 b.1742 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1825
 Rebecca HILL
 b.1723 Swansea, Bristol Co., MA
 d.         
 Benjamin Brightman
 b.1763 Freetown, Bristol Co., MA
 d.1872
 Joseph READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary READ
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary DEANE
 b.         
 d.         
 Sally Bicknell
 b.1766
 d.