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Fred Rhodes (1831 - 1893)

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Fred Rhodes
1831 - 1893
Born
1831
Death
1893
Templestowe, Australia
Last Known Residence
Templestowe Australia
Summary
Fred Rhodes of Templestowe Australia was born in 1831 to George Rhodes and Margaret Berry Rhodes. He had a brother John Rhodes. Fred Rhodes died at age 62 years old in 1893 in Templestowe.
Updated: September 2, 2013
Biography ID: 141498729

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1893
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Fred Rhodes passed away at age 62 years old in 1893 in Templestowe. Fred Rhodes of Templestowe Australia was born in 1831 to George Rhodes and Margaret Berry Rhodes. Fred Rhodes had a brother John Rhodes.

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Fred Rhodes lived 9 years shorter than the average Rhodes family member when he died at the age of 62.
The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1831 - 1893 World Events

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In 1831, in the year that Fred Rhodes was born, on August 21st, in the United States, Nat Turner's slave rebellion broke out in Southampton County, Virginia. Rebel slaves, led by Nat Turner, killed from 55 to 65 people - the largest and deadliest slave uprising in U.S. history. The rebellion was suppressed after a few days and Virginia executed 56 slaves accused of being part of the rebellion although many were innocent. Nat Turner was captured on October 30th, tried, and hung on November 11th.

In 1840, at the age of only 9 years old, Fred was alive when on February 6th, Māori chiefs and the British parliament signed the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty created a British governor of New Zealand and gave the Maori people the rights of British citizens.

In 1852, Fred was 21 years old when on February 11th, the first women's public toilet was opened in London. Paris had public toilets much sooner and Berlin had opened one in 1820.

In 1879, he was 48 years old when on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1893, in the year of Fred Rhodes's passing, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

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