Josephine Adelaide Elizabeth Buchanan (1866 - 1946)

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Cfield, Australia

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Cfield, Australia

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Family

Father: Knersch Friedrich Buchanan
Mother: Mary Buchanan

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Middle name

Adelaide Elizabeth

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1866 - In the year that Josephine Adelaide Elizabeth Buchanan was born, on February 13th, the first robbery committed by Jesse James and his gang - a daylight bank robbery - occurred in Liberty, Missouri. Jesse's presence has been disputed but most historians agree that he was there.

1870 - At the age of merely 4 years old, Josephine was alive when on March 31st, Thomas Mundy Peterson was the first African-American male who voted in an election - a local election about the town charter. Peterson, a school principal, was also the first to hold elected office and the first to sit on a jury.

1881 - At the age of merely 15 years old, Josephine was alive when on February 19th, Kansas became the first state to prohibit all alcohol - the prohibition lasted statewide until 1948.

1942 - When she was 76 years old, on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

1946 - In the year of Josephine Adelaide Elizabeth Buchanan'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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Josephine Adelaide Elizabeth Buchanan passed away in 1946 in Cfield, Australia at age 80. There is no known cause of death for Josephine. She was born in 1866. She was born to Knersch Friedrich Buchanan and Mary Buchanan, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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