Mary Teresa Jones (1861 - 1946)

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W Cburg, Australia

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W Cburg, Australia

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Father: Mcentee John Jones
Mother: Ann Oday Jones

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Teresa

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1861 - In the year that Mary Teresa Jones was born, on August 5th, in order to help pay for the Civil War, the Federal government instituted the first income tax in the United States. The Revenue Act of 1861 was rescinded in 1862 but from 1861 through 1862, a flat tax was charged - 3% - on all income over $800, which included only 3% of households. In 1862, a broader tax was enacted.

1869 - By the time she was just 8 years old, on August 31st, Irish scientist Mary Ward, age 42, was hit and killed by a car powered by a steam engine. The car was built by her cousins. She was the world's first known casualty of a car accident.

1888 - At the age of 27 years old, Mary was alive when on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

1918 - At the age of 57 years old, Mary was alive when federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

1946 - In the year of Mary Teresa Jones's passing, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

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Mary Teresa Jones died in 1946 in W Cburg, Australia at 85 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. She was born in 1861. She was born to Mcentee John Jones and Ann Oday Jones, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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