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Alfred Oskar SchäferAge: 94 years18901984

Alfred Oskar Schäfer
Given names
Alfred Oskar
Birth July 22, 1890 41 37

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 7 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 10 years)
Note: an innerer Verletzung
Death of a paternal grandmotherMarie Elisabeth Handke
November 21, 1902 (Age 12 years)
Note: Altersschwäche
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 25 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 27 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 26 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 27 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 32 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Death of a brotherGustav Adolf Schäfer
September 1, 1939 (Age 49 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 51 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 of a brotherOtto Hermann Schäfer
December 26, 1946 (Age 56 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 59 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
Death of a sisterMartha Marie Schäfer
January 27, 1955 (Age 64 years)

Death of a sisterPauline Emilie Schäfer
July 19, 1957 (Age 66 years)

Death August 27, 1984 (Age 94 years)
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Marriage: 1876Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen, PREUSSEN
Marriage: 1876Bärsdorf (Bojanowo), Rawitsch (Rawicz), Posen, PREUSSEN
10 months
elder sister
15 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
18 months



  1. Generation 1
    1. 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.