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Morris  Gillette 

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Aaron Gillette
1788 - 1860

Zibia Rowley
1789 - 1859
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Morris Gillette
1833 - 1901
Morris Gillette was born about 1833 in an unknown place and died about 1901 in an unknown place. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 68 years old.

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AgeDateEvent
6 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
11 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
20 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
23 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
26 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
32 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
36 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
44 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
46 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
56 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
62 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
64 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
67 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.
67 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
68 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
AgeDateEvent
1 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
28 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
29 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
49 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
52 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
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2 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
4 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
7 1840 Oregon Trail is established
9 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
22 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
27 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
29 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
30 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
32 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
35 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
42 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
43 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded


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Nancy Whitaker
Born about 1835 and died about 1877
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The Children of Morris Gillette

42 years old
Robert Volney Gillette
Born in an unknown place about 1853 and died in an unknown location about 1953. Actual dates are unknown and those shown are estimated.

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