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Charlie  Patterson 

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John Wright Patterson
3/6/1847 - 1/18/1890

Mary Elizabeth Greenville Purswell
9/1852 - 1/1928
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Charlie Patterson
1883 - 12/23/1910
(Shown at age 17)
Charlie Patterson was born about 1883 somewhere in Alabama and died on December 23, 1910 in Geneva County, Alabama. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 27 years old.

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6 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
12 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
14 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
17 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
17 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
18 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
19 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
20 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
21 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
23 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
23 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
23 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
2 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
25 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
26 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
27 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
26 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
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