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Amelia SchermerhornAge: 33 years18661899

Name
Amelia Schermerhorn
Given names
Amelia
Surname
Schermerhorn
Birth about 1866 39 36
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 months)
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 12 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Birth of a brotherFrederick Schermerhorn
about 1869 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 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
Birth of a sisterLottie Schermerhorn
about 1872 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a motherMary Eliza Harvey
June 17, 1889 (Age 23 years)
MarriageSidney Warner ClarkView this family
September 19, 1894 (Age 28 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel Joseph SchermerhornMatilda PrescottView this family
May 2, 1898 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 32 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
Death July 21, 1899 (Age 33 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 1, 1849Ontario, CANADA
-3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
6 years
herself
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Matilda Prescott - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 2, 1898Wilton, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, CANADA
Family with Sidney Warner Clark - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: September 19, 1894Kingston, Ontario, CANADA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Amelia Schermerhorn, daughter of Samuel Joseph Schermerhorn and Mary Eliza Harvey, was born about 1866 in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA and died on July 21, 1899 in Ontario, CANADA. She married Sidney Warner Clark on September 19, 1894 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA.