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Paul Wendt1860

Paul Wendt
Given names
Birth 1860
laborer, highways

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 months)

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 7 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 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Immigration 1881 (Age 21 years)

MarriageIda View this family
1887 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
Oswald Wendt
1890 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
Mathilda Wendt
1893 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
Pauline Wendt
1898 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 childGustav H L RauhutMathilda WendtView this family
1915 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 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 57 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 58 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 69 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
Census 1930 (Age 70 years)
Residence 1930 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 81 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 90 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

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Paul Wendt

      Paul Wendt, laborer, highways, was born in 1860 in DEUTSCHLAND. He married Ida in 1887. She was born in 1862 in DEUTSCHLAND.

      Children of Paul Wendt and Ida :

      1. Mathilda Wendt (1893)
      2. Oswald Wendt (1890)
      3. Pauline Wendt (1898)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Mathilda Wendt, daughter of Paul Wendt and Ida , was born in 1893 in Illinois, USA. She married Gustav H L Rauhut in 1915. He was born on May 4, 1887 in Posen (Poznań), Posen, PREUSSEN.

      Children of Mathilda Wendt and Gustav H L Rauhut:

      1. Wanda Rauhut (1914)
    2. Oswald Wendt

      Oswald Wendt, chaufeur, Truck, son of Paul Wendt and Ida , was born in 1890 in Illinois, USA.

    3. Pauline Wendt

      Pauline Wendt, daughter of Paul Wendt and Ida , was born in 1898 in Illinois, USA.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Wanda Rauhut, daughter of Gustav H L Rauhut and Mathilda Wendt, was born in 1914 in Illinois, USA.