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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
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
 Francis Brayton
 b.1648
 d.1718
 Benjamin Brayton
 b.1695 Portsmouth, RI
 d.1749 Portsmouth, RI
 Mary Fish
 b.1652 Portsmouth, RI
 d.1747 Portsmouth, RI
 Benjamin Brayton
 b.1722
 d.         
 Zaccheus Butts
 b.1667 Little Compton, RI
 d.1712
 Mary Butts
 b.1697
 d.         
 Sarah Cornell
 b.1671
 d.1749
 Hannah Wheaton
 b.         
 d.         




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
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
 Francis Brayton
 b.1611
 d.1692
 Stephen Brayton
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary Unknown
 b.         
 d.1692
 Preserved Brayton
 b.1685
 d.1761 Swansea, MA
 Ann Tallman
 b.         
 d.         




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
1620 Pilgrims to America on Mayflower
1638 Printing press reaches America
1664 English capture/rename New York
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
 Francis Brayton
 b.1611
 d.1692
 Stephen Brayton
 b.         
 d.         
 Mary Unknown
 b.         
 d.1692
 Preserved Brayton
 b.1685
 d.1761 Swansea, MA
 Ann Tallman
 b.         
 d.         
 Israel Brayton
 b.1727 Swansea, MA
 d.         
 Content Coggeshall
 b.         
 d.1759 Swansea, MA




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
1681 La Salle explores Louisiana
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
 Stephen Brayton
 b.         
 d.         
 Preserved Brayton
 b.1685
 d.1761 Swansea, MA
 Ann Tallman
 b.         
 d.         
 Israel Brayton
 b.1727 Swansea, MA
 d.         
 Content Coggeshall
 b.         
 d.1759 Swansea, MA
 John Brayton
 b.1762
 d.         
 Mary Perry
 b.         
 d.         




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
 Gardiner Graves
 b.         
 d.         
 Abby Graves
 b.1809
 d.1843
 Grace Unknown
 b.         
 d.