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John SchermerhornAge: 59 years18861945

John Schermerhorn
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Birth November 2, 1886 32 23

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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
Birth of a half-brotherLouis Thomas Norwood
December 19, 1899 (Age 13 years)
MarriageOnyx AuchampaughView this family
June 1907 (Age 20 years)
Death of a fatherCharles Horace Schermerhorn
December 13, 1907 (Age 21 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Adams
June 20, 1915 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

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 (Age 30 years)

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 (Age 31 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 42 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 55 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
Death November 23, 1945 (Age 59 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: July 3, 1876Sunbury, Storrington, Ontario, CANADA
8 years
elder sister
-7 years
elder sister
21 months
elder sister
17 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
4 years
Mother’s family with Louis Theodore Norwood - View this family
Family with Onyx Auchampaugh - View this family
Marriage: June 1907New York, USA

  1. Generation 1
    1. John Schermerhorn, electrician, son of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on November 2, 1886 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and died on November 23, 1945 in New York, USA at the age of 59. He married Onyx Auchampaugh in June 1907 in New York, USA.