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Mehitable Rowley
1660 - 1732
Mehitable Rowley was born about 1660 somewhere in Massachusetts and died about 1732 somewhere in Massachusetts. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 72 years old.

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6 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
12 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.
32 1692 The first witchcraft trials occur in Salem, Massachusetts
3 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
10 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
21 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
40 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.
60 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
70 1730 Map of US Colonies
72 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
6 1666 Great Fire of London
10 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
13 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
29 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
30 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
33 1693 National debt begins in England
38 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
41 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
47 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
55 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends

John Fuller
Born about 1655 and died about 1726
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Elizabeth Fuller
Born somewhere in Massachusetts about 1693 and died somewhere in Massachusetts about 1760. She was about 67 years old.

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