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Gustav SchrankAge: 39 years18601899

Name
Gustav Schrank
Given names
Gustav
Surname
Schrank
Birth 1860

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
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
Death 1899 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Elisabeth Schrank
1903 (4 years after death)

  1. Generation 1
    1. Gustav Schrank was born in 1860 and died in 1899 at the age of 39.

      Children of Gustav Schrank:

      1. Elisabeth Schrank (19031978)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Elisabeth Schrank, daughter of Gustav Schrank, was born in 1903 and died in 1978 at the age of 75.