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Mattie Seward (1874 - 1970)

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Mattie Seward
1874 - 1970
Born
July 2, 1874
Death
October 1970
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Virginia 23205
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Mattie Seward was born on July 2, 1874. She died in October 1970 at 96 years old. We know that Mattie Seward had been residing in Virginia 23205.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Mattie Seward died in October 1970 at 96 years of age. She was born on July 2, 1874. There is no information about Mattie's family or relationships. We know that Mattie Seward had been residing in Virginia 23205.
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In 1874, in the year that Mattie Seward was born, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

In 1914, she was 40 years old when in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1922, at the age of 48 years old, Mattie was alive when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1932, she was 58 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1970, in the year of Mattie Seward's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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