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Samuel Wiege1863

Name
Samuel Wiege
Given names
Samuel
Surname
Wiege
Birth June 12, 1863
Christening June 14, 1863 (Age 2 days)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 3 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 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageFriederika RauhutView this family
October 26, 1884 (Age 21 years)
Note: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=1000b1001ma&id=I145545
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 52 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 53 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 54 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
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 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 78 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 wifeFriederika Rauhut
about January 1950 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 86 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
Deathyes

Marriage

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=1000b1001ma&id=I145545

Note

Frederick Schweitz

fredsbike@nc.rr.com

http://www.kloestitzgenealogy.org/www/P0011277.htm ----24.8.2006-

  1. Generation 1
    1. Samuel Wiege, son of Samuel Wiege and Karolina Burkart, was born on June 12, 1863 in Leipzig, Akkerman, Bessarabia. He married Friederika Rauhut, daughter of Gottfried Rauhut and Christine Weller, on October 26, 1884 in Tarutino, Bessarabia, RUSSIA. She was born on January 20, 1866 in Leipzig, Akkerman, Bessarabia and died about January 1950 in Bremerhaven, Bremen, DEUTSCHLAND.