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Frederick Schermerhorn1869

Frederick Schermerhorn
Given names
Birth about 1869 42 39

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 3 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 9 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 20 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel Joseph SchermerhornMatilda PrescottView this family
May 2, 1898 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 of a sisterAmelia Schermerhorn
July 21, 1899 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 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 48 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 49 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
Death of a sisterAnn Martha Schermerhorn
after 1918 (Age 49 years)

Death of a fatherSamuel Joseph Schermerhorn
January 11, 1922 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 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
Death of a brotherJohn Schermerhorn
1936 (Age 67 years)
Death of a sisterMatilda Schermerhorn
1937 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 81 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 1, 1849Ontario, CANADA
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elder sister
4 years
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
6 years
elder sister
4 years
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Matilda Prescott - View this family
Marriage: May 2, 1898Wilton, Lennox & Addington County, Ontario, CANADA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Frederick Schermerhorn, son of Samuel Joseph Schermerhorn and Mary Eliza Harvey, was born about 1869.