Cecelia Rogers (1836 - 1926)

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Cecelia Rogers
1836 - 1926
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c. 1836
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March 19, 1926
Kings County, New York United States
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Cecelia Rogers was born c. 1836. She died on March 19, 1926 in New York United States at 90 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Cecelia Rogers died on March 19, 1926 in New York United States at 90 years old. She was born c. 1836. We have no information about Cecelia's surviving family.

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In 1836, in the year that Cecelia Rogers was born, on June 15th, Arkansas was the 25th state admitted into the United States of America - and the 13th slave state in the Union. Originally part of the Louisiana Purchase, the area became the Territory of Arkansas in 1819 and the Territory immediately began the process of expelling native Americans to west of the Mississippi.

In 1853, at the age of 17 years old, Cecelia was alive when in October, the Crimean War began. Allies the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia fought the Russian Empire in a war that began as a religious conflict but ended up being an effort to curb the expansion of the Russian Empire. The war ended in 1856.

In 1874, by the time she was 38 years old, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

In 1885, Cecelia was 49 years old when on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1926, in the year of Cecelia Rogers's passing, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

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