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1878-01-20 n Gustav Adolph Schaefer Kawitsch Bojanowo 23.jpg

Gustav Adolf SchäferAge: 61 years18781939

Gustav Adolf Schäfer
Given names
Gustav Adolf
Birth January 20, 1878 28 25
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohann Friedrich Rauhut
Note: Schlaganfall im Garten
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Birth of a sisterEmma Auguste Schäfer
October 2, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherPaul Albert Schäfer
April 11, 1883 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherOtto Hermann Schäfer
January 13, 1886 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a sisterMartha Marie Schäfer
January 19, 1889 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a brotherAlfred Oskar Schäfer
July 22, 1890 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 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 paternal grandfatherWilhelm Carl Friedrich Schäfer
October 21, 1900 (Age 22 years)
Note: an innerer Verletzung
Death of a paternal grandmotherMarie Elisabeth Handke
November 21, 1902 (Age 24 years)
Note: Altersschwäche
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 37 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 brotherPaul Albert Schäfer
April 20, 1918 (Age 40 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 38 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 39 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 motherJohanna Henriette Rauhut
May 26, 1923 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 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 fatherFerdinand Johann Schäfer
February 17, 1931 (Age 53 years)

Death September 1, 1939 (Age 61 years)

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Marriage: 1876Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen, PREUSSEN
Marriage: 1876Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen, PREUSSEN
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elder sister
15 months
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
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younger brother



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  1. Generation 1
    1. 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.