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Ferdinand Johann SchäferAge: 81 years18491931

Name
Ferdinand Johann Schäfer
Given names
Ferdinand Johann
Surname
Schäfer

Johann Ferdinand Schaefer

Name
Johann Ferdinand Schaefer
Given names
Johann Ferdinand
Surname
Schaefer
Birth April 21, 1849 30 34
Birth of a sisterPauline Schäfer
February 12, 1851 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherHermann Johann Schäfer
January 12, 1853 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMarie Elisabeth Schäfer
July 3, 1857 (Age 8 years)
Occupation
ev Maurer

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

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 11 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 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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
Religious marriageJohanna Henriette RauhutView this family
1876 (Age 26 years) Husband: 27 Wife: 23
Civil marriageJohanna Henriette RauhutView this family
1876 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Pauline Emilie Schäfer
October 20, 1876 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#2
Gustav Adolf Schäfer
January 20, 1878 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Birth of a daughter
#3
Emma Auguste Schäfer
October 2, 1880 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Paul Albert Schäfer
April 11, 1883 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a son
#5
Otto Hermann Schäfer
January 13, 1886 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6
Martha Marie Schäfer
January 19, 1889 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a son
#7
Alfred Oskar Schäfer
July 22, 1890 (Age 41 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 fatherWilhelm Carl Friedrich Schäfer
October 21, 1900 (Age 51 years)
Note: an innerer Verletzung
Death of a motherMarie Elisabeth Handke
November 21, 1902 (Age 53 years)
Note: Altersschwäche
Death of a sisterMarie Elisabeth Schäfer
before 1906 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a sonPaul Albert Schäfer
April 20, 1918 (Age 68 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 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 68 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 wifeJohanna Henriette Rauhut
May 26, 1923 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 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 February 17, 1931 (Age 81 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
younger sister
brother
sister
brother
younger sister
Pauline Schäfer
Birth: February 12, 1851 32 36Gierlachowo, Posen (Poznań), Posen
Death: Breslau, Breslau, Schlesien
23 months
younger brother
-4 years
himself
Family with Johanna Henriette Rauhut - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1876Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen, PREUSSEN
Marriage: 1876Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen, PREUSSEN
10 months
daughter
15 months
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
18 months
son

Marriage1876-02-23 X Johann Ferdinand Schaefer + Henriette Rauhut Bojanowo 17.jpg
1876-02-23 X Johann Ferdinand Schaefer + Henriette Rauhut Bojanowo 17.jpg
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Ferdinand Johann Schäfer, ev Maurer, son of Wilhelm Carl Friedrich Schäfer and Marie Elisabeth Handke, was born on April 21, 1849 in Gierlachowo, Posen (Poznań), Posen and died on February 17, 1931 at the age of 81. He married Johanna Henriette Rauhut, daughter of Johann Friedrich Rauhut and Rosine Elisabeth Pannwitz, in 1876 in Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen. She was born on October 25, 1852 in Kawitsch, Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen and died on May 26, 1923 in Kawitsch, Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen at the age of 70.

      Children of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut:

      1. Pauline Emilie Schäfer (18761957)
      2. Gustav Adolf Schäfer (18781939)
      3. Emma Auguste Schäfer (1880)
      4. Paul Albert Schäfer (18831918)
      5. Otto Hermann Schäfer (18861946)
      6. Martha Marie Schäfer (18891955)
      7. Alfred Oskar Schäfer (18901984)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Pauline Emilie Schäfer, daughter of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on October 20, 1876 and died on July 19, 1957 at the age of 80.

    2. Gustav Adolf Schäfer

      Gustav Adolf Schäfer, son of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on January 20, 1878 in Kawitsch, Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen and died on September 1, 1939 at the age of 61.

    3. Emma Auguste Schäfer

      Emma Auguste Schäfer, daughter of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on October 2, 1880 in Kawitsch, Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen.

    4. Paul Albert Schäfer, son of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on April 11, 1883 and died on April 20, 1918 at the age of 35.

    5. Otto Hermann Schäfer, son of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on January 13, 1886 and died on December 26, 1946 at the age of 60.

    6. Martha Marie Schäfer, daughter of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on January 19, 1889 and died on January 27, 1955 at the age of 66.

    7. Alfred Oskar Schäfer, son of Ferdinand Johann Schäfer and Johanna Henriette Rauhut, was born on July 22, 1890 and died on August 27, 1984 in Banteln, Hildesheim, Niedersachsen at the age of 94.