1850 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine name: Lydia J Varrill event: Census event date: 1850 event place: New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States gender: Female age: 13 marital status: race (original): race (expanded): birthplace: Maine estimated birth year: 1837 dwelling house number: 103 family number: 110 line ...Read MORE...
1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).
The Maine Central Railroad, which originally ran from Cumberland to Danville, came to New Gloucester in 1870.
1870 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine name: Jane Verrill estimated birth year: 1847 gender: Female age in 1870: 23y color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White birthplace: Maine home in 1870: Maine, United States Household Gender Age Birthplace William Verrill M 66y Maine Lydia Verrill F 64y Maine Jane...Read MORE...
1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown
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
1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire
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
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...
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
...At five minutes before eight o'clock there was a flicker in the lamp nearest the Telegraph Supply Company's headquarters...Read MORE...
1880 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine name: Lydia J. Verrill residence: New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine birthdate: 1846 birthplace: Maine, United States relationship to head: Daughter spouse's name: spouse's birthplace: father's name: William Verrill father's birthplace: Maine, United States mother's name: Lydia...Read MORE...
1881 Marriage / Partner Lydia Jane Verrill and Henry Plummer 2 April 1881, Gray, Maine, USA
1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.
1884 - August 10 – A severe earthquake, magnitude 5.5, (intensity VII) occurs off the northeast Atlantic coast of the United States. The area affected extends from central Virginia to southern Maine, and west as far as Cleveland.
1887 - Death of Osgood Bradbury Osgood Bradbury, who died in New Gloucester, Me., a few days ago, aged ninety years, was born in the town where he died. His dying words were: "Hold me; I'm falling." St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - March 5, 1887
1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.
1894 - Pullman strike The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the...Read MORE...
1900 Minot, Androscoggin, Maine name: Lydia Plummer titles & terms: event: Census event date: 1900 event place: ED 30 Mechanic Falls & Minot towns Mechanic Falls village, Androscoggin, Maine, United States birth date: Jun 1843 birthplace: Maine relationship to head of household: Wife father's birthplace: Maine mother's...Read MORE...
The peace, tranquility and prosperity of the Kiowa "Soda Fountains" were...Read MORE...
1901 Death Name: Lydia Jane Plummer Gender: Female Age: 55 Birth Date: abt 1846 Death Date: 14 Aug 1901 Death Place: Minot Registration Place: Minot, Androscoggin Spouse: Henry Father: Wm Verrill Mother: Lydia Tripp cause of death: typhoid fever
Buried with her husband in Gray, Maine page 63 Descendants of Richard Varrell by Harold F. Round, 1968
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