Helen Euphemia Agnes Dow (1874 - 1946)

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E Malv, Australia

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E Malv, Australia

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Father: Kirkland Thomas Dow
Mother: Margaret C Keith Dow

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Euphemia Agnes

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1874 - In the year that Helen Euphemia Agnes Dow was born, on May 20th, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were approved for a patent for "blue jeans with copper rivets". They charged $13.50 per dozen jeans. Although the term "jeans" was first used in 1795 - in Italy - using rivets to reinforce stress points in jeans such as pockets and the bottom of the fly was an original idea..

1894 - At the age of 20 years old, Helen was alive when on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

1904 - When she was 30 years old, the "Teddy's Bear" was first produced. After seeing a political cartoon of President Teddy Roosevelt refusing to kill a clubbed and tied up bear, Jewish Russian immigrant Morris Michtom - who owned a candy shop and sold stuffed animals that he and his wife made at night at the store - made a "Teddy's Bear" and put it in his shop's window. The stuffed bears were an immediate success and Michtom and his wife went on to found the Ideal Novelty and Toy Co.

1912 - When she was 38 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1946 - In the year of Helen Euphemia Agnes Dow'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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Helen Euphemia Agnes Dow passed away in 1946 in E Malv, Australia at 72 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Helen. She was born in 1874. She was born to Kirkland Thomas Dow and Margaret C Keith Dow, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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