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Harriot Wiggin Morse1818

Harriot Wiggin Morse
Given names
Harriot Wiggin
Birth January 24, 1818 25 21
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 13 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 17 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Death of a fatherEdmund Hills Morse
before 1841 (Age 22 years)

Marriage of a parentLyman HomistonClarissa “Clara” BlakeView this family
December 19, 1841 (Age 23 years)
Marriage of a parentBrigham Young Sr.Clarissa “Clara” BlakeView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 8, 1844 (Age 26 years)
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 38 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a motherClarissa “Clara” Blake
March 13, 1863 (Age 45 years)
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 43 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 48 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 48 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 50 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 80 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 97 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 98 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 99 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -

Last change April 28, 202201:28:09

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: January 18, 1817Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
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Harriot Wiggin Morse
Birth: January 24, 1818 25 21Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Mother’s family with Lyman Homiston - View this family
Lyman Homiston
Birth: September 27, 1778Hamden, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Death: October 10, 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Marriage: December 19, 1841Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Mother’s family with Brigham Young Sr. - View this family
Prophet Brigham YoungBrigham Young Sr.
Birth: June 1, 1801 38 36Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States
Death: August 29, 1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Marriage: October 8, 1844Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

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