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Alexander Richard Grüner1832

Alexander Richard Grüner
Given names
Alexander Richard
Birth March 10, 1832 26
Type: Baptême
March 15, 1832 (Age 5 days)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://goo.gl/0602J7
Birth of a sisterBianna Antonie Grüner
March 17, 1834 (Age 2 years)
Baptism of a sisterBianna Antonie Grüner
Type: Baptême
March 18, 1834 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 3 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://goo.gl/4B84q9
Birth of a brotherHugo Egbert Grüner
June 5, 1836 (Age 4 years)
Baptism of a brotherHugo Egbert Grüner
Type: Baptême
June 6, 1836 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterLivia Coüilie Grüner
August 24, 1840 (Age 8 years)
Baptism of a sisterLivia Coüilie Grüner
Type: Baptême
August 25, 1840 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterPenata Louise Grüner
August 6, 1844 (Age 12 years)
Baptism of a sisterPenata Louise Grüner
Type: Baptême
August 7, 1844 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
Death of a motherCatharine Dorothea Buchmann
1852 (Age 19 years)
Marriage of a parentEduard Ferdinand GrünerBertha Emilie KünzelView this family
November 7, 1858 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 24 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Birth of a half-brotherEmil Robert Gruener
May 7, 1860 (Age 28 years)
Christening of a half-brotherEmil Robert Gruener
June 3, 1860 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a half-sisterClara Amalie Grüner
October 22, 1863 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 29 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Baptism of a half-sisterClara Amalie Grüner
Type: Baptême
November 3, 1863 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a half-sisterIda Valesca Grüner
July 10, 1867 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 34 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 34 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Baptism of a half-sisterIda Valesca Grüner
Type: Baptême
August 14, 1867 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 36 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Death of a fatherEduard Ferdinand Grüner
July 10, 1871 (Age 39 years)
Burial of a fatherEduard Ferdinand Grüner
July 14, 1871 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 45 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 66 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 83 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 84 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 85 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 97 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: November 17, 1831Ronneburg, Thüringen, DEUTSCHLAND
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
-12 years
Father’s family with Bertha Emilie Künzel - View this family
Marriage: November 7, 1858Ronneburg, Thüringen, DEUTSCHLAND
18 months
3 years
4 years

  1. Generation 1
    1. Alexander Richard Grüner, son of Eduard Ferdinand Grüner and Catharine Dorothea Buchmann, was born on March 10, 1832 in Ronneburg, Thüringen, DEUTSCHLAND.