Augustus A. Harkins

31 Dec 1844 - 10 Feb 1912

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Augustus A. Harkins

31 Dec 1844 - 10 Feb 1912
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Grave site information of Augustus A. Harkins (31 Dec 1844 - 10 Feb 1912) at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States from BillionGraves

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Augustus A. Harkins

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Died:

Oak Hill Cemetery

2nd St
North Freedom, Sauk, Wisconsin
United States

Epitaph

AUGUSTUS: FATHER
MARY: MOTHER
ORVILLE: LOVING FATHER

Headstone Description

http://archive.org/stream/ohiowarroster09howerich#page/157/mode/1up

Military Service

US ARMY OHIO NATIONAL GUARD
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Transcriber

Delana

June 14, 2018
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Delana

June 9, 2018

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CO A 151 OHIO NG CIVIL WAR

Branch

US ARMY OHIO NATIONAL GUARD

Conflicts

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

Unit

151st Regiment, Ohio Infantry

Notes

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC (GAR)

Life timeline of Augustus A. Harkins

1844
Augustus A. Harkins was born on 31 Dec 1844
Augustus A. Harkins was 15 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
Augustus A. Harkins was 24 years old when Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton founded the National Woman Suffrage Association, breaking away from the American Equal Rights Association which they had also previously founded. Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family committed to social equality, she collected anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. In 1856, she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Augustus A. Harkins was 33 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Augustus A. Harkins was 43 years old when The Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern United States, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confining some people to their houses for up to a week. The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States of America. The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the Chesapeake Bay to Maine, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Snowfalls of 10 to 58 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour (72 km/h) produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet (15 m). Railroads were shut down, and people were confined to their houses for up to a week. Railway and telegraph lines were disabled, and this provided the impetus to move these pieces of infrastructure underground. Emergency services were also affected.
Augustus A. Harkins was 47 years old when Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Augustus A. Harkins was 59 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Augustus A. Harkins died on 10 Feb 1912 at the age of 67
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