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1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1918 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
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
 Sylvester West
 b.1853
 d.         
 John B. West
 b.1895 Ohio
 d.1972
 Hazel V. West
 b.1900
 d.1952 West Mineral, Kansas
 Samuel Steddum
 b.1789 Kentucky
 d.1876 Hill, Texas
 John Albert Steddum
 b.1838 San Augustine, Texas
 d.1891 Fannin, Texas
 Phoebe Marie Strode
 b.1801 Kentucky
 d.1851 Texas
 Ida M. Steddum
 b.1872
 d.         
 Alfred Bettys
 b.1829
 d.1840
 Lou Ann Bettys
 b.1839 Kentucky
 d.1874
 Emily Pollard
 b.1825
 d.1840