Thomas Matheson Neasey (1868 - 1946)

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Bwk, Australia

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Bwk, Australia

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Father: Neasey Henry Neasey
Mother: Mary Ann Kennedy Neasey

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Matheson

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1868 - In the year that Thomas Matheson Neasey was born, on May 30th, Memorial Day was observed as a day to decorate the graves of Union soldiers with flowers. General John A. Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, had declared the 30th "Decoration Day".

1888 - When he was 20 years old, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

1904 - At the age of 36 years old, Thomas was alive when the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

1906 - By the time he was 38 years old, author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

1946 - In the year of Thomas Matheson Neasey'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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Thomas Matheson Neasey died in 1946 in Bwk, Australia at age 78. No cause of death has been entered for Thomas. He was born in 1868. He was born to Neasey Henry Neasey and Mary Ann Kennedy Neasey, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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