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 flag  Grace Agnus  COBB

  (b. 22 April 1878Raymond, Maine, USA   d. 29 October 1967Portland, Maine, USA )  
Summary: Grace Agnus COBB was born 22 April 1878 in Raymond, Maine, USA. Grace Agnus COBB was the child of Ivory COBB and Harriet VERRILL and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William Elwell COBB and Hannah COBB (maternal)  William VERRILL and Lydia TRIPP

She married  James Hosea ROBINSON 25 March 1901 in Auburn, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. They divorced. James Hosea ROBINSON  was born 27 March 1881 in , Maine, USA . 

She married  (2) Charles E PHILBRICK 20 April 1913 .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Charles E PHILBRICK  was born 29 April 1874 in Pittsfield, New Hampshire, USA .  He died 20 December 1916 in Fairfield, Maine, USA . 

She married  (3) Edward Albert PARKER 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA .  Edward Albert PARKER  was born 24 September 1896 .  He died 22 April 1983 in Auburn, Maine, USA . 

Grace Agnus COBB died 29 October 1967 in Portland, Maine, USA .
Notes:
NOTE: Grace Cobb was the sister of Jessie Cobb, the murdered woman in the story above.


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Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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Grace Agnus COBB married flag James Hosea ROBINSON-- Date: 25 March 1901 Place: Auburn, Maine, USA
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name:
event type: Marriage
event date: 1901
event place: Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
gender: Male
age:
estimated birth year:
father: Martin Robinson
mother: Frances E Knowlton
spouse:
spouse's father: Ivory Cobb
spouse's mother:
film number: 10027
dgs number: 4703866
image number: 01583
"Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 ," index and images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ pal:/ MM9.1.1/ KCDN-F25 : accessed 05 Oct 2012), Ivory Cobb in entry for null and null, 1901.


THEY MARRIED EACH OTHER TWICE!

Names Start Date Location Record Type Marriage Cert No Bride City of Residence Groom City of Residence Bride State of Residence Groom State of Residence
GRACE A COBB - Bride
JAMES H ROBINSON - Groom Mar 25, 1901 Maine, United States Marriage 0 MINOT MINOT ME ME

Names Start Date Location Record Type Marriage Cert No Bride City of Residence Groom City of Residence Bride State of Residence Groom State of Residence
GRACE A COBB - Bride
JAMES H ROBINSON - Groom May 2, 1911 Maine, United States Marriage 0 AUBURN AUBURN ME ME

Maine Marriages Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996

portal.maine.gov/ marriage/ archdev.marriage_archive.display_info?v_id=106751
Certificate Number:
Bride Name: COBB GRACE A
Bride Town/ State: AUBURN, ME
Groom Name: ROBINSON JAMES H
Groom Town/ State: AUBURN, ME
Date of Marriage: Tuesday May 2, 1911


PROBABLY DIVORCED AGAIN BEFORE 1914 BECAUSE HIS MOTHER IS LISTED AS CONTACT ON HIS WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD. HE DOES NOT SEEM TO BE AROUND FOR THE DEATHS OF TWO OF HIS CHILDREN IN 1913.


Children:
 flag Mildred E ROBINSON (b.16 January 1903, Poland, Maine, USA  d. 28 December 1991, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA )

flag Roland Martin ROBINSON (b.14 January 1906, Poland, Maine, USA  d. February 1974, , New Hampshire, USA)

flag Raymond E ROBINSON (b.24 September 1907, Portland, Maine, USA   d. 16 January 1913, Minot, Maine, USA)

flag Gertrude Florence ROBINSON (b.8 May 1911, , Maine, USA  d. 30 January 1913, Auburn, Maine, USA)

flag Lawrence James ROBINSON (b.8 May 1911, , Maine, USA  d. 11 July 1911, Auburn, Maine, USA)

flag Lawrence Milford ROBINSON (b.21 April 1912, Auburn, Maine, USA  d. 20 August 1976, Wilton, Franklin, Maine, USA)


Grace Agnus COBB married flag Charles E PHILBRICK-- Date: 20 April 1913 Place: 
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Names Start Date Location Record Type Marriage Cert No Bride City of Residence Groom City of Residence Bride State of Residence Groom State of Residence
GRACE A COBB - Bride
CHARLES E PHILBRICK - Groom Apr 20, 1913 Maine, United States Marriage 0 LEWISTON LEWISTON ME ME

Names Start Date Location Record Type Marriage Cert No Bride City of Residence Groom City of Residence
GRACE A ROBINSON - Bride
CHARLES E PHILBRICK - Groom Apr 20, 1913 Maine, United States Marriage 0 LEWISTON LEWISTON

Maine Marriages Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996

Children:
flag Charles Everett PHILBRICK (b.16 November 1913, Lewiston, Maine, USA  d. April 1914, Lewiston, Maine, USA)

 flag Mary Etta PHILBRICK (b.3 April 1915, Lewiston, Maine, USA  d. 23 October 2009, Lewiston, Maine, USA)


Grace Agnus COBB married  Edward Albert PARKER-- Date: 1946 Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Grace Agnus COBB - Obituary
The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
Oct 31, 1967
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Grace Agnus COBB - Grave
Gracelawn Cemetery, Auburn, Maine
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Grave Gracelawn Cemetery, Auburn, Maine
1878 Birth
Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922

Name: Gracie Cobb
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1878
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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
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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.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
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World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

News The East Raymond Chapel was completed in 1890.

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USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
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World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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News The library in Raymond began early in the 1900's
when books were placed "in the parlors of Mrs. Atwood Tukey, Mrs. Lulu Burdge and Mrs. Andrew...Read MORE...


1900 Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Grace Cobb
titles:
residence: Auburn city, Androscoggin, Maine
birth date: Apr...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


March 27, 1901
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine
March 27, 1901

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1901 Marriage / Partner
Grace Agnus COBB and James Hosea ROBINSON 25 March 1901, Auburn, Maine, USA
World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
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1903 Birth of Child
Mildred E ROBINSON was born 16 January 1903, Poland, Maine, USA
USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

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1906 Birth of Child
Roland Martin ROBINSON was born 14 January 1906, Poland, Maine, USA
World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

1907
MINOT
Mr and Mrs James Robinson and family have moved to Portland.

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1907 Birth of Child
Raymond E ROBINSON was born 24 September 1907, Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)
News 1908 - Million Dollar Blaze this Morning at Portland, Maine
Fire Started in the City Hall, Destroying County Records for the Past One Hundred Years - the Fire...Read MORE...


USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1909 - In Police Circles
James H. Robinson of Poland was arraigned in the Auburn Municipal Court Friday morning on complaint ...Read MORE...


1909 - Many Divorces
Grace A. Robinson of Poland told the court that her husband, James H. Robinson, promised to reform...Read MORE...


1910 Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Grace A Robinson
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of...Read MORE...


News 1911 - July 4 - Temperature reached 103°F

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1911 Birth of Child
Gertrude Florence ROBINSON was born 8 May 1911, , Maine, USA
1911 Birth of Child
Lawrence James ROBINSON was born 8 May 1911, , Maine, USA
World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and ...Read MORE...


1912 Birth of Child
Lawrence Milford ROBINSON was born 21 April 1912, Auburn, Maine, USA
News 1912 - FLEE BERTHED SHIPS ABLAZE Captains and Crews Narrowly Escape In Portland Wharf Fire.
PORTLAND, Me., June 30 - Portland's water front, the scene of several big fires, was again...Read MORE...


1913
Light Run of Fever
Children's Home, Lewiston Under Quarantine - Only Two of the Children...Read MORE...


1913 Marriage / Partner
Grace Agnus COBB and Charles E PHILBRICK 20 April 1913,
1913 Death of Child
Raymond E ROBINSON died 16 January 1913, Minot, Maine, USA
1913 Death of Child
Gertrude Florence ROBINSON died 30 January 1913, Auburn, Maine, USA
USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


1913 Birth of Child
Charles Everett PHILBRICK was born 16 November 1913, Lewiston, Maine, USA
USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an...Read MORE...


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...


1915 Birth of Child
Mary Etta PHILBRICK was born 3 April 1915, Lewiston, Maine, USA
World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

1916 Death of Spouse/Partner
Charles E PHILBRICK died 20 December 1916, Fairfield, Maine, USA
USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

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USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - America is at war. Amidst the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in congress, the House early...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of...Read MORE...


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. (Wikipedia)

The President's message again makes clear his desire that Congress repeal "war-time"...Read MORE...


1920 Androscoggin County, Maine
name: Grace Philbrich
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
estimated birth...Read MORE...


USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...Read MORE...


World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...


USA 1929 - October 24–29 – Wall Street Crash of 1929: Three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than $30 billion from the New York Stock Exchange (10 times greater than the annual budget of the federal government).
In the 1920s, the stock market was rapidly growing. Many investors hoped to quickly get rich.

The Great Crash affected everyone, even those who had not bought stocks. People ran to their banks to...Read MORE...


1930 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: Grace Philbrick
event: Census
event date: 1930
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World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...


USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
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USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...


USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...Read MORE...


USA 1933 - March, The Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "Bank holiday", closing all United States banks and freezing all financial transactions.
Bank Holiday Causes Flood of Freak News
Church Calls Moratorium; Movies on Credit; Lucky San Pedro
(By United Press)
NEW YORK, March 3 - Mrs. Martha Laughran, Brooklyn boarding house keeper,...Read MORE...


USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

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USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

www.wikipedia.org - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...


News January 24, 1935 - Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest producing record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23 inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at Winthrop MA.

WeatherForYou.com -

USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.
LIFE IN DUST BOWL OF UNITED STATES BEING RULED TODAY BY THREE WORDS - "IF IT RAINS"

By Robert Geiger
(Associated Press Staff Writer.)
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USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

by...Read MORE...


USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...


USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 30, 1939

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
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USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
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World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941

USA 1942 - February 2 – WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order directing the internment of Japanese Americans and the seizure of their property.
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USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.


Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...Read MORE...


News February 16, 1943 - Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to -39 degrees at Portland ME.

The Weather Channel -

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient
PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

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1944 - Minot
Mrs. Grace Philbrick of Lewiston is visiting her sister, Mrs. Frank Chesnell.

The Lewiston Daily ...Read MORE...


World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
155,000 Allied troops shipped from England land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France, beginning Operation Overlord and the Invasion of Normandy. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the ...Read MORE...


World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
WORLD IS AT PEACE
Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day Today

Truman Lauds Day of Victory Over Tyranny
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World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

www.wikipedia.org - February 25, 1947

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of...Read MORE...


World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon


World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

"Naming himself head of state, communist...Read MORE...


USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

www.wikipedia.org - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...


News 1953 - December 1 - WCSH TV channel 6 in Portland, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting

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USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm -

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...


World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins
Russian People Tickled Pink at Success of Their Sputnik

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are...Read MORE...


USA 1958 - NASA formed


USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960
The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established ...Read MORE...


USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon


World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall


USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis


USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.


USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
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For...Read MORE...


USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 22, 1964

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964
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USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam


1967 - Death
Name: Grace A. PARKER
Date of Death: Sunday, 29 Oct. 1967
Place of Death: Portland, Me.
Age: 89 ...Read MORE...


obit
The Lewiston Daily Sun - Oct 31, 1967


Mrs. Grace Parker
Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Parker were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Fahey funeral home with the Rev. Percy Vernon officiating. Interment was at Gracelawn Memorial Park, Auburn, and the bearers were Dartmouth Robinson, Richard Robinson, Lawrence Robinson Jr., and William Boucher.

Attending from out-of-town were Mrs. Mildred Boucher, East Longmeadow, Mass.; Mr. and Mrs. Roland M. Robinson, Portsmouth, N.H.; William Boucher, Springfield, Mass.; Mrs. Mary Hayes, Mrs. Philip Frost, and Mrs. Amie Verrill, all of Gray; Lawrence Robinson, Sr., Wilton; Mrs. Henry Judd Jr., Livermore Falls; Lawrence Robinson, Jr., Anson; Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Woods, Farmington; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hayes, Veazie; Mrs. Gertrude Chesnel, Mechanic Falls; Mrs. J. W. Cobb and Miss Ann McKinley, both of Minot.

Lewiston Evening Journal, Lewiston, Maine, November 2, 1967

Grace is buried at: Gracelawn Cemetery, Auburn, Maine
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