Isaac J Van Deusen Jr.
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Isaac Van Deusen
Isaac Van Deusen
1829 - 1918
Josephine Hicks
Josephine Hicks
1835 - 1921
Anna Lott Franklin
Anna Lott Franklin
1877 - 1923

Went prospecting in Wyoming with his brother Paul in 1898.  Moved to Orlando Florida, and was a printer for the newspaper.


Jun 9
Age: 15y
1880 • The Transvaal becomes a republic and Paul Kruger becomes its first president.


Aug 24
Age: 23y


Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA ⇓
Living at 2105 Tioga Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1888 • Frank Edward McGurrin, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City, Utah, purportedly the only person using touch typing at this time, wins a decisive victory over Louis Traub in a typing contest held in Cincinnati, Ohio. This date can be called the birthday of the touch typing method that is widely used now.


Age: 25y
1891 • The Portuguese republican revolution breaks out in the northern city of Porto.


Age: 44y
Isaac Van Deusen Sr. & Jr., Anna Lott Franklin, and Josephine Hicks - 1910 United States Federal Census


Conway, Orange, Florida, USA ⇓
Isaac Van Deusen Jr. and his wife Anna (Franklin) Van Deusen are living with his parents, Isaac Van Deusen Sr. and Josephine (Hicks) Van Deusen. Isaac Van Deusen Sr. is a farmer.
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1910 • The British Ship "Terra Nova" leaves London on its way toward an Antarctic expedition.


Age: 49y
Isaac J Van Deusen Jr. - Orlando City Directory


Orlando, Orange, Florida, USA ⇓
Manager of the printing department at the Orange County Citizen
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1915 Einstein's theory of general relativity is formulated.


Mar 1
Age: 54y
1920 • The first commercial radio station in the United States, 8MK (WWJ), begins operations in Detroit, Michigan. It is owned by the Detroit News, the first U.S. radio station owned by a newspaper.


Age: 57y


Apr 3
Age: 64y
1930 • The television station W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts, broadcasts video and audio from the radio orchestra program The Fox Trappers. This broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for the I. J. Fox Furriers company which sponsored the telecast.


May 24
Age: 75y
1940 • WWII: The Dunkirk evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force starts.


Mar 16
Age: 95y
1961 • The first meeting is held of the Non-Aligned Movement. The Soviet Union resumes nuclear testing, escalating fears over the ongoing Berlin crisis.