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August M. LorentzAge: 50 years18601910

August M. Lorentz
Given names
August M.
Birth November 14, 1860

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 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 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageChristina SailerView this family
March 26, 1883 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 December 1, 1910 (Age 50 years)

Family with Christina Sailer - View this family
Marriage: March 26, 1883New York, USA

  1. Generation 1
    1. August M. Lorentz was born on November 14, 1860 and died on December 1, 1910 at the age of 50. He married Christina Sailer, daughter of John Sailer and Regina Schilling, on March 26, 1883 in New York, USA. She was born on August 23, 1864 in New York, USA and died on March 15, 1944 at the age of 79.