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Alice Lucinda HuffAge: 76 years18661942

Alice Lucinda Huff
Given names
Alice Lucinda
Birth May 14, 1866
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 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 7 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageMichael Frederick SchermerhornView this family
October 25, 1884 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 49 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 50 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 51 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 husbandMichael Frederick Schermerhorn
October 21, 1926 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 63 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 75 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
Death July 5, 1942 (Age 76 years)
Family with Michael Frederick Schermerhorn - View this family
Marriage: October 25, 1884Monroe, Ontario, CANADA

  1. Generation 1
    1. Alice Lucinda Huff was born on May 14, 1866 in Camden East Or Tamworth, Ontario, CANADA and died on July 5, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, CANADA at the age of 76. She married Michael Frederick Schermerhorn, son of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, on October 25, 1884 in Monroe, Ontario, CANADA. He was born on November 4, 1862 in Tamworth, Ontario, CANADA and died on October 21, 1926 in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA at the age of 63.