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Harriet (Mort) Stockton (1817 - 1904)

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Harriet (Mort) Stockton
1817 - 1904
Born
1817
Death
September 3, 1904
Wedderburn, Loddon Shire County, VIC Australia 3518
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Harriet (Mort) Stockton was born in 1817. Her maiden name is Mort and she married into the Stockton family. According to her family tree, Harriet was mother to 3 children. Harriet's partner was Thomas Stockton, and they had children Alice (Stockton) Eassie, Samuel James Stockton, and John Henry Stockton. She died on September 3, 1904 in Wedderburn, VIC Australia at age 87.
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The Argus, Melbourne. 6th September 1904. STOCKTON. - At the residence of her daughter, Mrs. R. Leck, Wedderburn, Harriet, widow of the late Thomas Stockton, of Moliagul, aged 86 years and 9 months.
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In 1817, in the year that Harriet (Mort) Stockton was born, on June 12th, German inventor Karl Drais created and rode a dandy horse - also called a "Draisine" or "Laufmaschine". It was the earliest form of a bicycle and had no pedals - the dandy horse was wooden and ridden by running or walking while sitting on the bike.

In 1831, she was merely 14 years old when around July 15th, the volcanic island of Graham Island briefly emerged in the Mediterranean Sea. The island was discovered by Humphrey Fleming Senhouse, a British sea captain, on August 1st and claimed by the United Kingdom. The island still exists but is now once again underwater.

In 1847, when she was 30 years old, on May 7th, In Philadelphia, an association of physicians and medical students was founded - the American Medical Association or AMA. The association, the first of its kind, wanted to create uniform standards for medical training, education, and practices.

In 1880, by the time she was 63 years old, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1904, in the year of Harriet (Mort) Stockton's passing, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

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