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Family Timeline Project
8 Nov 2017
The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues was formed.
August & Olga Pearson immigrate from Sweden to San Francisco, CA.
August & Olga Pearson give birth to Nels Pearson
Dennis & Louise Miller give birth to Ruth Miller.
John & Bulah Tyson give birth to Merlin Miller Tyson.
"Black Friday" Start of the Great Depression
Joseph & Velma Landry give birth to Esther Landry
Nels Pearson drops out of high school
Nels Pearson enlists in the Marines and is stationed in Shanghai.
Ruth Miller graduates high school & starts attending University of San Diego.
Nels Pearson is discharged from the military and moves back to San Diego, CA.
Nels begins work as a deputy sheriff for San Diego County
Nels Pearson marries Ruth Miller
France & Britain declare war on Germany, starting WWII.
Miller Tyson quits school in the 8th grade
The Selective Service Act is passed as the first peacetime draft in US history.
Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. The US joins WWII.
President Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill into law.
Allies accept Germany's surrender. WWII ends.
Esther Landry quits school in the 11th grade.
Miller Tyson begins traveling for work as a welder.
Miller Tyson marries Esther Landry
Nels Pearson begins umpiring minor league baseball.
Miller & Esther Tyson give birth to John Tyson
Nels & Ruth Pearson give birth to their 4th child, Cecilia Pearson.
Ruth & Nels Pearson both begin working for McDonnell Douglas Airline Company.
Nels Pearson begins working in LA International Mail Post Office.
Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, giving President Johnson permission to do what he thought necessary to defend U.S. forces in Southeast Asia.
President Johnson announces that draft inductions would increase from 17,000 to 35,000 per month.
John Tyson graduates high school.
John Tyson joins the Navy.
Ruth Pearson leaves the McDonnell Douglas Company to stay at home with her children.
Cecilia Pearson graduates high school.
John Tyson is discharged from the Navy.
John Tyson marries Cecilia Pearson
John & Cecilia give birth to Andrea Tyson.
John begins work as a pipe fitter.
Title IX is passed, establishing the Pell Grant.
The US withdraws from Vietnam.
John attends Blackrock Vocational Technical School for welding.
John & Cecilia give birth to twins: George & Joshua Tyson.
ANO Unit 1 begins commercial operations.
John gets a job welding at ANO
Middle Income Student Assistance Act is signed into act by President Carter.
John opens his own welding business. Cecilia begins working at JCPenney's in Conway, AR.
John & Cecilia give birth to their 4th child, Teresa Tyson.
John gets a job at ANO as a planner. The family moves to London, AR. Cecilia transfers to JCPenney's in Russellville.
Cecilia quits her job to stay at home with the kids.
Andrea graduates from high school.
Andrea joins the Navy.
Andrea Tyson marries James Prescott.
James & Andrea Prescott give birth to Katherine Prescott.
George & Josh Tyson graduate high school.
Andrea is discharged from the Navy. Her & James split up.
Andrea Prescott give birth to Dwight John "D.J." Prescott
The divorce of James Prescott & Andrea Tyson is finalized.
John & Cecilia Tyson are appointed legal guardianship of their grandchildren; Katherine & D.J. Prescott.
George Tyson joins the Navy as a submarine engineer.
Teresa Tyson graduates high school & enrolls at UAFS college.
Teresa Tyson gives birth to Nels Tyson
Katherine & D.J. are legally adopted by their John & Cecilia Tyson.
Teresa Tyson recieves her BA from UAFS.
Shawn Bishop & Teresa Tyson get married. Shawn legally adopts Teresa's son, Nels.
Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act is established.
Katherine Tyson graduates from high school. Gets a full ride to UAFS.
Katherine drops out of college. Moves back home & starts working at Taco Bell.
D.J. graduates from high school. Begins working as a welder.
D.J. joins the Navy & is stationed in Norfolk, VA.
Katherine starts working at Clarion Inn & Suites.
Katherine begins attending Arkansas Tech.
Katherine changes her major to Rehab Science with a minor in Social Services.
Katherine begins volunteering with Ozark Rape Crisis Center & becomes an ACASA certified Sexual Assault Victim Advocate.
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