Bill Lard Stockton (1810 - 1875)

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William Lard Stockton
1810 - 1875
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March 17, 1810
Tennessee USA
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1875
Texas USA
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Bill Lard Stockton was born on March 17, 1810 in Tennessee. He died in 1875 in Texas at 64 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Bill Lard Stockton died in 1875 in Texas at age 64. He was born on March 17, 1810 in Tennessee. We are unaware of information about William's family.

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In 1810, in the year that Bill Lard Stockton was born, on November 17th, the Anglo-Swedish War (1810–12) began. Sweden declared war on the United Kingdom. While no hostilities occurred, France had demanded that Sweden declare the war and for economic reasons, Sweden complied. Two years later, France occupied Swedish Territory and Sweden sought peace with Great Britain.

In 1822, he was just 12 years old when was the year that coffee was no longer banned in Sweden. Originally used as a religious drink in Arabia more than 1100 years ago, coffee was banned in many European countries until the 18th century.

In 1855, by the time he was 45 years old, on June 29th, The Daily Telegraph began in London. The newspaper began as The Daily Telegraph and Courier and still has the reputation of being a quality paper.

In 1865, William was 55 years old when on December 24th, 8 months after the end of the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan was formed in Pulaski, Tennessee by Jonathan Shank and Barry Ownby. They wanted to fight Reconstruction after the Civil War and to intimidate what were called "carpetbaggers" and "scalawags" - northern and southern whites who supported reconstruction. They also wanted to repress the newly freed slaves.

In 1875, in the year of Bill Lard Stockton's passing, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

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