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Wm. J. Blake

Name
Wm. J. Blake
Given names
Wm. J.
Surname
Blake
Birthyes

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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

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

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
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Birth of a son
#1
Chas Clifford Blake
calculated 1885
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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
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Polio Epidemic
1916

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

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

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
Marriage of a childChas Clifford BlakeMargaret Pauline Jeliana Mina RauhutView this family
September 7, 1922
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929

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

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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Wm. J. Blake and Leonora Harris:

      1. Chas Clifford Blake (1885)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Chas Clifford Blake, engineer, son of Wm. J. Blake and Leonora Harris, was born calculated 1885 in New York, City, New York. He married Margaret Pauline Jeliana Mina Rauhut, daughter of Johann August Rauhut and Augusta Pauline Hilla, on September 7, 1922 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. She was born on March 21, 1891 in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan and died on July 1, 1941 in Alpena, Michigan, USA at the age of 50.