They were also often captured and kept as caged pets.

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They became extinct around 1920.

The Carolina parakeet was a seed eater and often ate the seeds of fruit and grain crops.
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Before the American Revolution, it was common from Maine to Virginia.

First published in 1934 and revised in 1962, this book gathers journalist and historian Joel Augustus Rogers’ columns from the syndicated newspaper feature titled Your History. Patterned after the look of Ripley’s popular Believe It or Not the multiple vignettes in each episode recount short items from Rogers’s research. The feature began in the Pittsburgh Courier in November 1934 and ran through the 1960s.

By 1920 their numbers had doubled to 200 birds.

The Wendat formed monogamous nuclear families who traced descent and inheritance through the female line. As among all the Iroquoian nations the fundamental socio-economic group was the matrilineal-extended family, made up of a number of nuclear families whose female members traced common descent to a mother or grandmother, who was in charge of daily affairs. The extended family lived in longhouses, which were about 7 m wide and varied in length with the size of the family. Houses up to 90 m in length have been reported from archaeological work. Wendat individuals belonged to one of eight matrilineal clans. Clan members considered themselves to be descended from a common mythical ancestor – Bear, Deer, Turtle, Beaver, Wolf, Loon/Sturgeon, Hawk or Fox – and were not permitted to marry within their clan. Some sources name Porcupine and Snake in place of Loon/Sturgeon and Fox. Clan membership was matrilineal; a child could not marry a member of their mother’s clan, but could marry a member of the clan of their father. The strength of the clan system was that members of a clan, no matter in what village or nation they lived, were obliged to help each other in time of need or war. Village affairs were run by two councils, one in charge of civil affairs, and the other of war. All men over 30 were members. In theory, matters were decided by consensus, but in reality the old men and elected chiefs of large families tended to dominate because of their community standing and powers of oratory. Unlike the older female members of the Haudenosaunee, Wendat women had little or no say in councils.

The heath hen, a subspecies of the prairie chicken, was once found in the eastern United States.
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By the 1940's its numbers were greatly reduced due to over fishing.

Pegram House (Durham) DH0018 11/29/1979
George Poland House (Bahama vicinity) DH2660 12/4/2004
Powe House (Durham) DH1224 8/9/1985
Russell School (Durham vicinity) DH2212 8/5/2009
Saint Joseph's African Methodist Episcopal Church (Durham) DH0009 8/11/1976
Scarborough House (Durham) DH0331 8/9/1985
Scott and Roberts Dry Cleaning Plant, Office and Store (Durham) DH2862 6/20/2012
Smith Warehouse (Durham) DH0089 9/16/1985
Stagville (Durham vicinity) DH0007 5/25/1973
Stokesdale Historic District (Durham) DH2668 12/28/2010
Marcus Tilley House (Bahama vicinity) DH2242 1/14/2000
Trinity Historic District (Durham) DH0927 3/26/1986
Trinity Historic District Boundary Increase (Durham) DH2512 6/4/2004
Trinity Historic District Boundary Increase 2 (Durham) DH2656 1/9/2008
Adolphus Umstead House (Bahama vicinity) DH1761 9/14/1989

It became extinct by the 1890s.

Brown Apartment Building (Gone) (Winston-Salem) FY2355 6/26/1998
Centerville Historic District (Winston-Salem) FY3009 5/8/2008
Chatham Manufacturing Company/Western Electric Complex (Winston-Salem) FY0781 8/4/2011
Thurmond and Lucy Hanes Chatham House (Winston-Salem) FY1051 8/18/2014
Clayton Family Farm (Stanleyville vicinity) FY0563 10/5/2001
Conrad-Starbuck House (Winston-Salem) FY1417 6/4/1990
Craver Apartment Building (Winston-Salem) FY2356 6/26/1998
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Today in Great Lakes History - March 5

Data from: Skip Gillham, Joe Barr, Steve Haverty, Father Dowling Collection, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes, “Ahoy & Farewell II” and the “Great Lakes Ships We Remember” series.