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America/USA  Sewell May  Wadsworth

  (b. 1 May 1866Monmouth, Maine, USA   d. 24 January 1883Monmouth, Maine, USA )  

Sewell May Wadsworth was born 1 May 1866 in Monmouth, Maine, USA. Sewell May Wadsworth was the child of Elias Howard Wadsworth and Diana Bailey

Sewell May Wadsworth died 24 January 1883 in Monmouth, Maine, USA.


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1 May 1866
Monmouth, Maine, USA

USA 1867 - January 1 – The Covington–Cincinnati Suspension Bridge opens between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky in the United States, becoming the longest single-span bridge in the world.

www.wikipedia.org - January 1, 1867


Invention 1868 - The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)
... In 1867 Mr. C. Latham Sholes, a printer and editor; Mr. Samuel W. Soule, a printer, and Mr. Carlos Glidden, a retired merchant, all residents of Milwaukee, inspired by an article of the London...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1869 - March 4 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States
In 1868, as Republican candidate for president, Grant was elected over the Democrat, Horatio Seymour. From the start, Grant showed his unfitness for the office. His cabinet was weak, his domestic...Read MORE...


USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)
THE PACIFIC RAILROAD.
The Last Rail Land and the Last Spike Driven.
San Francisco and New York Linked to Each Other.
Celebration of the Event Throughout the United States.

Official Announcement ...Read MORE...


News 1870 - Maine has a mail carrier, now 76 years of age, who has carried the mail daily from North Monmouth to Monmouth Centre for twenty-one years, and has missed but one trip during that time.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 29, 1870

1870 Monmouth, Kennebec, Maine
name: Sewell Wadsworth
estimated birth year: 1865
gender: Male
age in 1870: 5y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age
Elias Wadsworth M 49y
Diana Wadsworth F 44y
Francisco Wadsworth M 24y
Lucy...Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1871 - October 8-10 - Fire Destroys 18,000 Buildings in Chicago

The Chicago Fire - "YOU ARE THERE"
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USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.

rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and prohibited exclusion from jury...Read MORE...


Invention 1876 - March 7 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a United States patent for an invention he calls the telephone (patent #174,466).
Professor Bell tried his telephone on the telegraph line between Boston and Salem the other day, he remaining in Boston. Conversation was carried on with the operator at Salem without the slightest...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion - First Official World's Fair in the United States
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline Shawk Brooks displayed her sculpture of a woman's face made out of butter. The rendering, Dreaming...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped out by 5,000 Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse.
www.wikipedia.org - June 25, 1876

Invention 1877 - Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record sound, considered Edison's first great invention. Edison demonstrates the device for the first time on November 29.
The Phonograph.
The Scientific American contains the first announcement of what may be the most wonderful invention of the day - Edison's Phonograph. The Sun says that nothing could be more...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1877 - March 4 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States
On the night of the 1876 presidential election, Republican candidate Rutherford B. Hayes went to bed early. He assumed that he had lost the election to his opponent, Democrat Samuel J. Tilden. Tilden ...Read MORE...


Invention 1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)
Edison still claims that his electric light is a complete success, and says he can now furnish it at one-third the cost of gas, but he thinks that he can make the difference in price much greater,...Read MORE...


USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.
www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ ohio.html


...At five minutes before eight o'clock there was a flicker in the lamp nearest the Telegraph Supply Company's headquarters...Read MORE...


1880 Monmouth, Kennebec, Maine
name: Sewell M. Wadsworth
residence: Monmouth, Kennebec, Maine
birthdate: 1865
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Son
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: Elias H. Wadsworth
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: Diania...Read MORE...


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those actively interested in beneficent organizations, a constitution was adopted as a basis of an...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1881 - March 4 - James A. Garfield (1831–1881) becomes President of the United States
In 1880, Garfield was elected to the Senate, but instead became the presidential candidate on the 36th ballot as a result of a deadlock in the Republican convention. In the election, he defeated Gen. ...Read MORE...


U.S. Presidents 1881 - September 19 - Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886) becomes President of the United States
In 1880 Arthur was nominated for vice president in the hope of conciliating the followers of Grant and the powerful New York machine. As president upon Garfield's death, Arthur, stepping out of his...Read MORE...


Death
24 January 1883
Monmouth, Maine, USA


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Monmouth Center Cemetery Monmouth Kennebec County Maine, USA
Center Cemetery
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Monmouth, Maine

Wadsworth, E. H., (father),
Aug. 19, 1821 - July 10, 1893.
(Civil War)

Wadsworth, Diana,
his wife,
Mar. 11, 1826 - Jan. 12, 1892.

Wadsworth, Abby C.,
d. April 24, 1851,
AEt 1 yr. 6 mo.

Wadsworth, Aaron,
d. May 4, 1865,
AEt 14 yrs.

Wadsworth, Frank,
b. Sept. 25, 1858 - d. Feb. 5, 1908.

Wadsworth, Sewall M.,
son of E. H. & D. Wadsworth,
b. May 1, 1866 - d. Jan. 24, 1883.

sons and daus. of E. H. & D. Wadsworth

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