Joseph Summerville
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Parents
James Summerville
James Summerville
1764 - 1854
Sarah Scott
Sarah Scott
1774 - 1826
Spouse
Mary Downs
Mary Downs
1818
Children
James Summerville
James Summerville
1836 - 1870

1764


Apr
1764 English scholar Edward Gibbon conceives the idea of writing The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire "as I sat musing amid the ruins of the Capitol".

1870


Jun 22
Age: 62y

1883


Mar 15
Age: 74y
1883 Peru and Chile sign the Treaty of Ancón, by which the Tarapacá province is ceded to Chile, ending Peru's involvement in the War of the Pacific.

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