Anne Josepha Emily Valverdie Phelps (1861 - 1944)



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Bton, Australia

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Bton, Australia

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Father: Phelps Robert Lecky Phelps
Mother: Josepha Petley Phelps


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Josepha Emily Valverdie

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1861 - In the year that Anne Josepha Emily Valverdie Phelps was born, on April 12th, the Civil War began with shots fired at Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The Confederate Army attacked the Fort a little over a month after the inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln. Fort Sumter surrendered the next day.

1879 - By the time she was 18 years old, 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.

1895 - When she was 34 years old, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1903 - By the time she was 42 years old, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

1944 - In the year of Anne Josepha Emily Valverdie Phelps's passing, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

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Anne Josepha Emily Valverdie Phelps passed away in 1944 in Bton, Australia at 83 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Anne. She was born in 1861. She was born to Phelps Robert Lecky Phelps and Josepha Petley Phelps, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.


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