Henry Michael Russell Waddell (1870 - 1946)

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Fitzroy, Australia

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Father: Waddell John Waddell
Mother: Mary Ann Russell Waddell

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Michael Russell

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1870 - In the year that Henry Michael Russell Waddell was born, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

1873 - By the time he was just 3 years old, on May 27th, German archaeologist and businessman Heinrich Schliemann found what he said was "Priam's Treasure" - confirming the existence of ancient Troy. The find in Hissarlik Turkey is still disputed as being a part of Troy.

1897 - By the time he was 27 years old, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

1907 - By the time he was 37 years old, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

1946 - In the year of Henry Michael Russell Waddell'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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Henry Michael Russell Waddell died in 1946 in Fitzroy, Australia at 76 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Henry. He was born in 1870. He was born to Waddell John Waddell and Mary Ann Russell Waddell, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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