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August RauhutAge: 29 years18561885

Name
August Rauhut
Given names
August
Surname
Rauhut
Birth January 29, 1856
Occupation
Boarder, Laborer

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 24 years) Age: 27
Burial October 26, 1885 (Age 29 years)

Note

1880 United States Census Household: Name Relation Status Gender Race/Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Mother's Birthplace John KREIS Self M Male W 53 GER Carpenter GER GER Ann KREIS Wife M Female W 47 GER Keeping House SAXONY GER Matilda KREIS Dau S Female W 20 PA GER GER William KREIS Son S Male W 17 PA Carpenter GER GER August KREIS Son S Male W 15 PA Works In The MineGER GER Louis KREIS Son S Male W 12 PA Works In The MineGER GER Maggie KREIS Dau S Female W 7 PA At School GER GER John METLER Other S Male W 37 GER Laborer GER GER August RAUHUT Other S Male W 27 GER Laborer GER GER John HEINZ Other S Male W 17 GER Laborer GER GER

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  1. Generation 1
    1. August Rauhut

      August Rauhut, boarder, Laborer, was born on January 29, 1856 in DEUTSCHLAND and was buried on October 26, 1885 in Washington Avenue, German Lutheran Cemet, Scranton at the age of 29.