Elizabeth Leslie Wright (1856 - 1946)

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South Melbourne, Australia

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South Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Pratt David L Wright
Mother: Elizabeth Furness Wright

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Leslie

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1856 - In the year that Elizabeth Leslie Wright was born, on March 31st, The Treaty of Paris was signed by the Russian Empire and the allied forces of the Ottoman Empire, the British Empire, the French Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The Treaty ended the Crimean War which had begun almost 3 years earlier.

1863 - By the time she was only 7 years old, in January, British scientist John Tyndall proved the greenhouse effect - which had been widely theorized, but not proven, by scientists.

1869 - At the age of only 13 years old, Elizabeth was alive when on May 10th, North America's first transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory, by driving a "golden spike" or the "last spike" of the line. The spike was driven by Leland Stanford and is now displayed at Stanford University.

1915 - Elizabeth was 59 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1946 - In the year of Elizabeth Leslie Wright'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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Elizabeth Leslie Wright passed away in 1946 in South Melbourne, Australia at 90 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born in 1856. She was born to Pratt David L Wright and Elizabeth Furness Wright, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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