Bridget Shadforth (1861 - 1946)

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Newport, Australia

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Newport, Australia

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Family

Father: Jones James Shadforth
Mother: Mary Oloughlin Shadforth

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1861 - In the year that Bridget Shadforth was born, on March 4th, Abraham Lincoln became the 16th President of the United States. Winning by a plurality of the popular vote, 39.8% - there were many candidates, Douglas was the strongest - he decisively won the electoral college with 180 votes. He was the first President to emerge from the newly created Republican Party.

1869 - When she was merely 8 years old, on December 10th, the Wyoming territorial legislature gave women the right to vote. It was the first time in the world that women were able to vote legally without restrictions.

1872 - At the age of merely 11 years old, Bridget was alive when on December 4th, the empty American ship Mary Celeste was found in the Atlantic Ocean. Still seaworthy, under partial sail, and with one lifeboat missing, what happened on her is still a mystery. Her cargo and provisions were intact and she was used as a cargo vessel for another 12 years but the people onboard were never seen again

1892 - She was 31 years old when on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

1946 - In the year of Bridget Shadforth's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Bridget Shadforth passed away in 1946 in Newport, Australia at 85 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Bridget. She was born in 1861. She was born to Jones James Shadforth and Mary Oloughlin Shadforth, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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