Ada Ackley (1844 - 1894)

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Ada Ackley
1844 - 1894
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c. 1844
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November 22, 1894
Manhattan County, New York United States
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Ada Ackley was born c. 1844. She died on November 22, 1894 in New York at 50 years of age.
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Ada Ackley died on November 22, 1894 in New York at 50 years old. She was born c. 1844. We are unaware of information about Ada's family or relationships.

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In 1844, in the year that Ada Ackley was born, in June and July, the "Great Flood of 1844" occurred on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers - the largest flood recorded in that area. The population in the area was sparse at the time, though, so the flood didn't have a lot of economic impact. The biggest loss was to the Wyandot Indians - 100 people died from diseases caused by the flood.

In 1859, at the age of merely 15 years old, Ada was alive when on April 25th, the Suez Canal Company began construction of the Suez Canal. It took 10 years to complete the canal.

In 1864, at the age of 20 years old, Ada was alive when on April 22nd, the Coinage Act of 1864 was passed by Congress. It mandated that "In God We Trust" was to be placed on all United States coins and created a 2 cent coin. Later - in 1956 - "In God We Trust" replaced "E Pluribus Unum" - which means out of many, one - as the national motto.

In 1879, Ada was 35 years old when on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1894, in the year of Ada Ackley's passing, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

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