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August Hoffmann1855

Name
August Hoffmann
Given names
August
Surname
Hoffmann
Birth about 1855

Birth of a son
#1
Johann Friedrich Hoffmann

Birth of a daughter
#2
Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann

Occupation
Farmer

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 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 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 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
Religious marriageCaroline HabickView this family
before 1875 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3
Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann
December 5, 1875 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Marriage of a childGeorge RauhutRosine (Rosie) HoffmannView this family
February 23, 1895 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 43 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 61 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 62 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 63 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 74 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 86 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 95 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

  1. Generation 1
    1. August Hoffmann, farmer, was born about 1855. He married Caroline Habick before 1875. She was born about 1855.

      Children of August Hoffmann and Caroline Habick:

      1. Johann Friedrich Hoffmann
      2. Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann (18751961)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Johann Friedrich Hoffmann, son of August Hoffmann and Caroline Habick.

      Johann Friedrich Hoffmann had 1 child.

    2. Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann

      Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann, daughter of August Hoffmann and Caroline Habick. She died on January 9, 1961 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. She married George Rauhut, son of Fred Rauhut, on February 23, 1895 in 2964 Arch St, Chicago, Cook. He was born on March 18, 1868 in Koschmin, Koschmin, Posen and died on October 4, 1939 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at the age of 71.

      Children of Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann and George Rauhut:

      1. William Rauhut (18961970)
      2. Arthur William Rauhut (18991967)
      3. Fred Rauhut (1902)
      4. Richard Rauhut (19031973)
      5. George Rauhut (19111979)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. The details of this family are private.
    2. William Rauhut, cutter, B. factory, son of George Rauhut and Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann, was born on August 18, 1896 in 2964 Arch St, Chicago, Cook and died in August 1970 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at the age of 73.

    3. Arthur William Rauhut, office Clerk, furniture fact, son of George Rauhut and Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann, was born on August 9, 1899 in Illinois, USA and died in October 1967 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at the age of 68.

    4. Fred Rauhut, juweler, salesman, meat packer, son of George Rauhut and Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann, was born in 1902. He married Minnie Rauhut in 1928 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. She was born on February 21, 1904 in Illinois, USA and died in March 1985 in Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois at the age of 81.

    5. Richard Rauhut, draftsman, plumbering mfg, son of George Rauhut and Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann, was born on January 19, 1903 in Illinois, USA and died in September 1973 in Burr Ridge, Cook, Illinois at the age of 70.

      Richard Rauhut and Edna had 1 child.

    6. George Rauhut, office Clerk, Bank, son of George Rauhut and Rosine (Rosie) Hoffmann, was born on May 27, 1911 in Illinois, USA and died in November 1979 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois at the age of 68.