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Alexander L. Hamilton 

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1829 - 1862

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4/6/1834 - 1903
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Alexander L. Hamilton
12/5/1861 - 7/27/1931
Alexander L. Hamilton was born on December 5, 1861 somewhere in Tennessee and died on July 27, 1931 somewhere in Kentucky. He lived to be 69 years old.

He married Rosa May Young.
Census7/20/1870 Fredonia KY (Caldwell County) 8 yrs old 
Recorded as family #51: S. E. Hamilton (white female, age 36), Emma J. (white female, age 16), Maud (white female, age 14), Thaddeus (white male, age 13), E. P. (white male, age 10) and Alexr I. (white male, age 8). The older girls are without occupations and the younger boys are at home. S. E. is keeping house. She estimates the value of their estate to be $200. All report that they were born in Tennessee. S. E. can read and write and all of the children have been attending school. 
Census1/1/1910 District 0017 KY (Caldwell County) 48 yrs old 
Kentucky 1910 Miracode Index records Alexander L. Hamilton (age 48), his wife Rosa M. (age 40) and his daughter Mary (age 10) living in Caldwell County, KY. 
Census1/1/1910 Fredonia KY (Caldwell County) 48 yrs old 
Recorded as family #240: Alexandar L. Hamilton (age 42), Rosa M. (wife, age 41), Mary (daughter, age 10). Alexandar was born in TN as were his parents. Rosa was born in KY as were her parents. Alexandar is a farmer of a general farm. He and Rosa were both married when they were 15. 

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4 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
8 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
16 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
18 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
28 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
34 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
36 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
39 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
39 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.
40 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
41 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
42 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
43 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
45 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
45 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
45 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
51 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
52 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
53 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
62 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
62 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
63 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
65 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
66 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
67 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
1 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
21 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
24 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
47 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
51 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
52 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
56 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
58 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
1 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
2 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
4 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
7 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
14 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
15 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
48 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
49 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.
66 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
68 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
69 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
48 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
53 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
56 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
58 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
59 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

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