Sophia Sarah Jane Newton (1868 - 1875)

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Australia

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Family

Father: George Albert Newton
Mother: Sarah Jones Newton

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Sarah Jane

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1868 - In the year that Sophia Sarah Jane Newton was born, on August 13th, an estimated 8.5 to 9 earthquake struck southern Peru. It had a category "extreme" effect and caused over 25,000 deaths. The resulting tsunami affected areas as far away as Hawaii and New Zealand.

1869 - Sophia was just 1 year old when on March 4th, Ulysses S. Grant became the 18th President of the United States. Previously a Union General, Grant beat the Democrat candidate, Horatio Seymour, 52.7% to 47.3% in the general vote.

1870 - When she was merely 2 years old, 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.

1873 - By the time she was only 5 years old, on September 18th, the New York stock market crash - due to the failure of a number of banks - began the Panic of 1873. After the boom following the Civil War, the Coinage Act of 1873 and other factors led to the market crash. Thus began the "Long Depression" - also called the "Great Depression" until the 1930's.

1875 - In the year of Sophia Sarah Jane Newton's passing, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

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Sophia Sarah Jane Newton passed away in 1875 in Australia at 7 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born in 1868. She was born to George Albert Newton and Sarah Jones Newton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. We know that Sophia Sarah Jane Newton had been residing in Australia.

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