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1871 Franco - Prussian War
1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
1899 Boer War begins
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1912 Titanic sinks on maiden voyage
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
1854 Crimean War with Russia
1869 Opening of Suez Canal
1789 Geo. Washington 1st USA president
1789 French Revolution begins
1798 Irish revolt against English rule
1804 Napoleon becomes French Emperor
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
 William HOLMES
 b.1836 Esholt, England
 d.         
 Thomas WRAY
 b.1788 Market Weighto, England
 d.1841
 James Jackson WRAY
 b.1832 Sancton, England
 d.1892 Market Weighto, England
 Elizabeth Ann JACKSON
 b.1789 Sancton, England
 d.1849
 Marion Elizabeth WRAY
 b.1857 Oldham, England
 d.         
 Elizabeth Holmes 
 b.1834 Market Weighto, England
 d.