Mary Jane Joseph Glasson (1862 - 1946)

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Northcote, Australia

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Northcote, Australia

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Father: Traves Henry Glasson
Mother: Joseph Bonner Glasson

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Jane Joseph

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1862 - In the year that Mary Jane Joseph Glasson was born, on February 22nd, Jefferson Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America. His term was to be for 6 years.

1899 - By the time she was 37 years old, the meaning of Chinese "oracle bones" was rediscovered. Farmers in China had been turning up the bones in their fields for generations but most often they were ground up and sold as medicine. The chancellor of the Imperial Academy and a friend noticed, before they ground the bones, that they had writing. The bones had been used around the second millennium BC for divination.

1923 - At the age of 61 years old, Mary was alive when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

1939 - She was 77 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

1946 - In the year of Mary Jane Joseph Glasson'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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Mary Jane Joseph Glasson passed away in 1946 in Northcote, Australia at 84 years old. There is no known cause of death for Mary. She was born in 1862. She was born to Traves Henry Glasson and Joseph Bonner Glasson, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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