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Luke Brinley
1644 - 1705
Luke Brinley was born about 1644 in an unknown place and died about 1705 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 61 years old.

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22 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
28 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
16 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
19 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
26 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
37 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
56 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
3 1647 The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
4 1648 King Charles I of England is executed
7 1651 England's Civil Wars end
16 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
22 1666 Great Fire of London
26 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
29 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
45 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
46 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
49 1693 National debt begins in England
54 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
57 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins

The Children of Luke Brinley

Elizabeth Brinley
Born in Westerly, Rhode Island about 1670 and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 20, 1706. She was about 36 years old.

Children of William and Elizabeth:
  1. Martha Davis 1688 1782
  2. William Davis 1690 1691
  3. John Davis 1692 1754
  4. Mary Davis 1695 1789
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