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Philip A. Stockton (1812 - 1879)

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Philip A. Stockton
1812 - 1879
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December 23, 1812
Gadsden County, Florida
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July 3, 1879
Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida
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Philip A. Stockton was born on December 23, 1812 at Gadsden County, Florida. He died on July 3, 1879 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida at age 66.
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Philip A. Stockton died on July 3, 1879 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida at 66 years of age. He was born on December 23, 1812 at Gadsden County, Florida. We have no information about Philip's surviving family.
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In 1812, in the year that Philip A. Stockton was born, on July 12th, the United States invaded Canada at Windsor, Ontario during the War of 1812 against the British. General Hull lead the invasion and was defeated - on August 16th, Hull surrendered the city of Detroit to English forces.

In 1832, by the time he was 20 years old, on August 2nd, the Bad Axe Massacre ended the last major Native American rebellion east of the Mississippi River. The Massacre was the last battle of the war between white settlers and militia in Illinois and Michigan Territory and the Sauk and Fox tribes. 400 - 500 of the Native American warriors were killed outright. Some escaped but were soon killed by Sioux, who were working with the US soldiers.

In 1852, at the age of 40 years old, Philip was alive when on February 11th, the first women's public toilet was opened in London. Paris had public toilets much sooner and Berlin had opened one in 1820.

In 1867, at the age of 55 years old, Philip was alive when on January 8th, African-American men were given the right to vote in the District of Columbia when Congress overrode President Andrew Johnson's veto. This was the first place in the U.S. to give African Americans the right to vote.

In 1879, in the year of Philip A. Stockton's passing, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

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