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Alfred BettinAge: 45 years18941940

Alfred Bettin
Given names
Birth February 26, 1894 28

Birth of a brotherAlmar Bettin
1896 (Age 22 months)

Birth of a sisterSelma Bettin
March 17, 1898 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 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
Birth of a sisterHedwig Bettin
May 5, 1900 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a brotherFriedrich Bettin
April 12, 1902 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a sisterAuguste Bettin
June 1904 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a sisterEmilie Bettin
October 26, 1907 (Age 13 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 21 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 brotherFriedrich Bettin
February 2, 1918 (Age 23 years)

MarriageBerta KlauseView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 18, 1918 (Age 24 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 22 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 23 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 35 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 January 16, 1940 (Age 45 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 24, 1889
14 months
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
17 months
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
23 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with Berta Klause - View this family
Marriage: September 18, 1918

  1. Generation 1
    1. Alfred Bettin, son of Jakob Bettin and Emilie Augustine Leidtke, was born on February 26, 1894 and died on January 16, 1940 at the age of 45. He married Berta Klause on September 18, 1918.