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1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
 Johannis König\King
 b.1751 West Pikeland Township, PA
 d.1811 West Pikeland Township,  PA
 George King
 b.1787 Charlestown,  PA
 d.1864 West Pikeland Township,  PA
 Maria Schneider
 George King
 b.1831 Pennsylvania
 d.1902 Phoenixville Borough, PA
 Isaac Smith
 Catherine Smith
 b.1793 Pennsylvania
 d.1861 West Pikeland Township,  PA
 Mary Oberholtzer Frederick
 William Benton King
 b.1865 Kimberton, PA (at old Kimberton Hotel)
 d.1932 Phoenixvi, PA (At his home)
 Daniel Shoffner
 b.1781 Berks Co., PA
 d.1847 Charlestown Township, PA
 Martin Shoffner
 b.1806 Pennsylvania
 d.1889 Charlestown, PA
 Catharine Wartman
 b.1786 Charlestown Township, PA
 d.1875 Pennsylvania
 Sarah Ann Shoffner
 b.1831 Pennsylvania
 d.1888 Phoenixville, PA
 Susanna Kinney