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Philip James SailerAge: 80 years18671947

Philip James Sailer
Given names
Philip James
Birth July 26, 1867 34 28
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Birth of a brotherJohn Sailer
March 12, 1869 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 months)

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
Birth of a brotherMichael Sailer
March 15, 1871 (Age 3 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Sailer
February 2, 1872 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterJohn Ernst Sailer
September 26, 1873 (Age 6 years)
Death of a sisterJohn Ernst Sailer
May 3, 1874 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterLouisa Sailer
February 28, 1875 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterAnna Sailer
January 22, 1877 (Age 9 years)
Death of a sisterAnna Sailer
July 9, 1877 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Sailer
August 3, 1878 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a sisterMargaret Sailer
April 5, 1879 (Age 11 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Sailer
May 6, 1882 (Age 14 years)
Death of a motherRegina Schilling
March 6, 1884 (Age 16 years)
MarriageRachel Arita TaggartView this family
November 4, 1889 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 48 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 49 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 50 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 62 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
Death of a sisterLouisa Sailer
January 10, 1934 (Age 66 years)

Death of a sisterBarbara Debra Sailer
November 4, 1943 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterChristina Sailer
March 15, 1944 (Age 76 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 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 October 30, 1947 (Age 80 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 1, 1863New York, City, New York, USA
7 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
John Ernst Sailer
Birth: September 26, 1873 40 34New York, City, New York
Death: May 3, 1874New York, City, New York
-5 years
younger brother
8 years
younger sister
Anna Sailer
Birth: January 22, 1877 44 38New York, City, New York
Death: July 9, 1877New York, City, New York
-10 years
-3 years
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
12 years
younger sister
Margaret Sailer
Birth: August 3, 1878 45 39New York, City, New York
Death: April 5, 1879New York, City, New York
-3 years
younger sister
Family with Rachel Arita Taggart - View this family
Marriage: November 4, 1889

  1. Generation 1
    1. Philip James Sailer, son of John Sailer and Regina Schilling, was born on July 26, 1867 in New Jersey, USA and died on October 30, 1947 at the age of 80. He married Rachel Arita Taggart on November 4, 1889. She was born on December 4, 1871 and died on November 27, 1952 at the age of 80.