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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
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1773 Boston Tea Party tax rebellion
1775 - 1783 Revolutionary War
1776 Declaration of Independence
1789 George Washington first president
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1700 American colonies prosper
1720 Texas becomes Spanish possession
1735 Freedom of press established
1740 Colony population = 1.5 million
1754 - 1763 Anglo-French War
 Benjamin Ricks
 b.1707 Chowan C, North Carolina
 d.         
 Lewis Ricks
 b.1741 Edgecomb, North Carolina
 d.1781 North Carolina
 Patience Helty
 b.1717 of Edgeco, North Carolina
 d.         
 Elizabeth Ricks
 b.1797 Nash, North Carolina
 d.1875
 Jonathan Ricks
 b.1772 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1844 Donaldson Cre, Kentucky
 Lewis Ricks
 b.1800 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1889
 Nancy Ann Joiner
 b.1745 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.         
 Martha Ricks
 b.1801 Nash, North Carolina
 d.1869
 William Edwards
 b.         
 d.         
 Joel Ricks
 b.1804 Donaldson Cre, Kentucky
 d.1888 Logan, Cache, Utah
 Solomon Edwards
 b.1748 Southhampton C, Virginia
 d.1844 Donaldson, Kentucky
 Sarah ?Unknown
 b.         
 d.         
 Charity Ricks
 b.1806 Donaldson Cre, Kentucky
 d.         
 Temperance ?Overton Edwards
 b.1773 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1844 Donaldson Cre, Kentucky
 Martha Curd
 b.1749 Nash Co., North Carolina
 d.1844 Donaldson, Kentucky