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Claude Martin1843

Claude Martin
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Birth February 26, 1843 37
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 13 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 18 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
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 23 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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 23 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 25 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
MarriageIrma Louise MaupiletView this family
January 11, 1870 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
Nicolas Joseph Martin
March 7, 1875 (Age 32 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 55 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
Marriage of a childNicolas Joseph MartinCélestine VigneulleView this family
November 8, 1904 (Age 61 years)

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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 72 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 73 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 74 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
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 86 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 98 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

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 10, 1838Coin-sur-Seille, Moselle, Lorraine, FRANCE
4 years
Family with Irma Louise Maupilet - View this family
Marriage: January 11, 1870Pommérieux, Moselle, Lorraine, FRANCE
5 years

  1. Generation 1
    1. Claude Martin, son of Jacques Martin and Christine Cayotte, was born on February 26, 1843 in Coin-sur-Seille, Moselle, Lorraine. He married Irma Louise Maupilet, daughter of Nicolas Jean Maupilet and Marie Thérèse Vigel, on January 11, 1870 in Pommérieux, Moselle, Lorraine. She was born on April 24, 1847 in Saint-Médard, Paris, Paris.

      Children of Claude Martin and Irma Louise Maupilet:

      1. Nicolas Joseph Martin (1875)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Nicolas Joseph Martin, son of Claude Martin and Irma Louise Maupilet, was born on March 7, 1875 in Pommérieux, Moselle, Lorraine. He married Célestine Vigneulle on November 8, 1904. She was born on June 2, 1878 in Goin, Moselle, Lorraine.