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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
 Thomas Berge
 b.1828 Fayette, Georgia
 d.          Lavaca, Texas
 Thomas Wilson Burge
 b.1842 Texas
 d.1941 Albany, Texas
 Sarah Ray
 b.1828 Columbia, Georgia
 d.          Texas
 John Thomas Burge
 b.1893 La Grange, Fayette, Texas
 d.1960 Abilene, Taylor, Texas
 Frances Emmaline Baker
 b.1863 Fayette, Texas
 d.1911 McLennan, Texas
 Tommie Alma Higgins
 b.1927 Stamford, Jones, Texas
 d.1998 Abilene, Taylor, Texas
 Alma Williams
 b.         
 d.