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Christian BöttcherAge: 80 years18401921

Christian Böttcher
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Birth February 11, 1840 24 18
Christening February 14, 1840 (Age 3 days)
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorg Rauhut
January 20, 1842 (Age 23 months) Age: 63
Birth of a sisterCaroline Böttcher
September 8, 1847 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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
Birth of a sisterChristina Böttcher
September 18, 1850 (Age 10 years)
Christening of a sisterChristina Böttcher
October 1, 1850 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterLouise Böttcher
September 28, 1853 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Birth of a brotherDaniel Böttcher
July 1, 1860 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 21 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 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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
Death of a fatherJohann Friedrich Ludwig Böttcher
November 5, 1876 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherKaroline Rauhut
November 5, 1876 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 58 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 75 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 76 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 77 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
Death February 2, 1921 (Age 80 years)

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Marriage: November 22, 1836Tarutino, Akkerman, Bessarabia, RUSSIA
Marriage: May 4, 1838Kloestitz, Akkermann, Bessarabia, RUSSIA
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Stefan Villwock ahnen@stefanvillwock.de http://gedbas.genealogy.net/datenblatt.jsp;jsessionid=33F72A85F6CAD32368C33A81C6B9AA1C?nr=4908549 -----25.8.2006-

  1. Generation 1
    1. Christian Böttcher, son of Johann Friedrich Ludwig Böttcher and Karoline Rauhut, was born on February 11, 1840 in Kulm, Bessarabia, RUSSIA and died on February 2, 1921 at the age of 80.