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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
 William Taylor Bateman
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 Zachariah T. Bateman
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 Joseph Walter Bateman
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 Lizzie Bateman
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 Benton Modglin
 b.1790 Wilson, Tennessee
 d.1851 Johnson, Illinois
 Otto Bateman
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 William Thomas Modglin
 b.1833 Grantsburg, Illinois
 d.1916 Metropolis, Illinois
 Martha Patsy Haley
 b.1800 Wilson, Tennessee
 d.1829 Grantsburg, Illinois
 Harris Bateman
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 Nancy June Modglin
 b.1854
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 Lewis Simmons
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 Rachel Elizabeth Simmons
 b.1834 Cape Girardeau, Missouri
 d.1910 Grantsburg, Illinois