Henry Harlan Gragg

(1820 - 1893)

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Henryharlan Gragg
1820 - 1893
Born
November 28, 1820
Howard County, Missouri United States
Death
May 12, 1893
Henry County, Missouri United States
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Henry Harlan Gragg, father to 2 children, was born on November 28, 1820 in Missouri. He was the parent of Robert Malcom Gragg, and William H. Gragg with an unknown partner. He died on May 12, 1893 in Missouri at age 72.
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Henry Harlan Gragg was born on November 28, 1820, in Howard County, Missouri, USA; he passed away on May 12, 1893, in Henry County, Missouri, USA

He married his second cousin Polly Ann Gragg (daughter of Thomas Jr. Gragg and Nancy Crow ) on Jun 26 1845, in Polk County, Missouri, USA
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Jan 7, 1852 - Jan 30, 1930
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November 1845 - Aug 1, 1938

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Henry Harlan Gragg, father to 2 children, died on May 12, 1893 in Missouri at 72 years of age. He was born on November 28, 1820 in Missouri. He was the parent of Robert Malcom Gragg, and William H. Gragg with an unlisted partner.

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In 1820, in the year that Henry Harlan Gragg was born, on February 23rd, a plot to murder the Cabinet of the United Kingdom - called the Cato Street Conspiracy - was discovered in England. Thirteen people were arrested of which five were hanged and decapitated (some people paid for a good view of the hanging, attendance was so large). These were the last beheadings in Great Britain.

In 1832, at the age of just 12 years old, Henryharlan was alive when by February 12th, a cholera epidemic in London claimed at least 3,000 lives - it eventually killed 6,536. The epidemic spread to France and North America later in the year. Cholera is spread through contaminated food and water but at the time, it was thought to be spread by a "miasmaā€¯ - a bad smell - in the air.

In 1859, when he was 39 years old, on February 14th, Oregon became the 33rd U.S. state. In its state constitution, Oregon included a "whites only" clause although it was never enforced.

In 1889, at the age of 69 years old, Henryharlan was alive when on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In 1893, in the year of Henry Harlan Gragg's passing, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

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