Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon (1842 - 1907)

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Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon
1842 - 1907
Born
February 1842
Pottsville, Pennsylvania United States 17901
Death
May 6, 1907
Yankton, South Dakota United States 57078
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Yankton County, South Dakota United States
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Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon was born in February 1842 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. She was born into the Weir family and married into the Seddon family. According to her family tree, Agness was mother to 4 children. She married Henry John Seddon on January 20, 1864 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. They were married until Henry's death in 1893. They gave birth to Mathew Edward Seddon, John Henry Seddon, Margaret J (Seddon) Brownson, and Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber. She died on May 6, 1907 in Yankton, South Dakota at 65 years old. We know that Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon had been residing in Yankton County, South Dakota United States.
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Agness was the daughter of a Scottish coal miner, Mathew Weir. She married Henry Seddon, also a coal miner, who came from Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
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Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon
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Agness Seddon was born in in Pottsville, Pennsylvania United States 17901
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at Congregational Church in Mission Hill, Yankton County, South Dakota United States 57046
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Married: January 20, 1864 - March 3, 1893
Cause of Separation: Henry's Death
Married at: Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania United States
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Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon, mother to 4 children, passed away on May 6, 1907 in Yankton, South Dakota at 65 years old. She was buried in Congregational Church, Mission Hill, South Dakota. She was born in February 1842 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. According to her family tree, she married Henry John Seddon on January 20, 1864 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. They were married until Henry's death in 1893. They gave birth to Mathew Edward Seddon, John Henry Seddon, Margaret J (Seddon) Brownson, and Anna Marie (Seddon) Sorber. We know that Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon had been residing in Yankton County, South Dakota United States.

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In 1842, in the year that Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon was born, in January, William E. Clarke - a medical student at Berkshire Medical College - became the first person to use an inhaled anesthetic. He administered the anesthetic to pull a tooth.

In 1856, by the time she was just 14 years old, on January 26th the Battle of Seattle occurred. Marines from the ship the USS Decatur, stationed in Elliott Bay, along with about 50 Seattle settlers, fought Native Americans in the area. Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens had declared a "war of extermination" on Native communities 5 days before.

In 1860, Agness was 18 years old when on April 3rd, the Pony Express began its first delivery from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California. The trip took 10 days and the riders carried 49 letters, five telegrams, and newspapers for San Francisco and other cities along the way.

In 1890, at the age of 48 years old, Agness was alive when on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1907, in the year of Agness Belle (Weir) Seddon's passing, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

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