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Jeanne Julienne Meslin1802

Jeanne Julienne Meslin
Given names
Jeanne Julienne
Birth April 20, 1802 (Germinal 30, X) 37 28
Note: 30 germinal an X
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (XI) (Age 8 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://goo.gl/yH4MPB
Birth of a brotherJean Baptiste Michel Meslin
April 1, 1804 (Germinal 11, XII) (Age 23 months)
Note: 11 germinal an XII
Birth of a sisterAnne Marie Jeanne Meslin
September 17, 1805 (Fructidor 30, XIII) (Age 3 years)
Note: 30 fructidor an XIII
Birth of a brotherFrédéric Meslin
November 13, 1807 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterAgathe Louise Meslin
August 20, 1809 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherMichel Meslin
September 1, 1811 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherAlexandre Meslin
September 4, 1813 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph François Meslin
December 30, 1815 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 9 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://goo.gl/cu6BNB
Death of a maternal grandfatherMichel III Maupillé
June 15, 1820 (Age 18 years)

Burial of a maternal grandfatherMichel III Maupillé
June 16, 1820 (Age 18 years)

Death of a fatherLouis Guillaume Meslin
February 19, 1829 (Age 26 years)
Witness: Frédéric Meslinson
Historical Event
Trail of Tears
between 1830 and 1830 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Trail of Tears is a name given to the ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included many members of the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory in eastern sections of the present-day state of Oklahoma. The phrase originated from a description of the removal of the Choctaw Nation in 1831. In 1831 the Choctaw were the first to be removed, and they became the model for all other removals. After the Choctaw, the Seminole were removed in 1832, the Creek in 1834, then the Chickasaw in 1837, and finally the Cherokee in 1838. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trail_of_Tears
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 29 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://goo.gl/0602J7
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://goo.gl/4B84q9
Death of a motherMarie-Angélique Maupillé
March 29, 1841 (Age 38 years)

Burial of a motherMarie-Angélique Maupillé
March 30, 1841 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 43 years)
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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 54 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 58 years)

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 64 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 64 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 66 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
Death of a brotherMichel Meslin
January 30, 1877 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 75 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 95 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

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Marriage: May 8, 1794 (Floreal 19, II)Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, FRANCE
4 years
elder sister
1797-11-07 n Florence Renee Anne Meslin Fougerolles vue109-110.jpgFlorence Renée Anne Meslin
Birth: November 7, 1797 (Brumaire 17, VI) 32 24Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
17 months
elder brother
Guillaume Denis Meslin
Birth: March 29, 1799 (Germinal 9, VII) 33 25Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
16 months
elder brother
1800-08-04 b Pierre Julien Meslin Fougerolles vue296.jpgPierre Julien Meslin
Birth: August 4, 1800 (Thermidor 16, VIII) 35 27Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
21 months
1802-04-20 n Jeanne Julienne Merlin Fougerolles vue8.jpgJeanne Julienne Meslin
Birth: April 20, 1802 (Germinal 30, X) 37 28Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
23 months
younger brother
18 months
younger sister
1805-09-17 n Anne Marie Jeanne Meslin Fougerolles 234.jpgAnne Marie Jeanne Meslin
Birth: September 17, 1805 (Fructidor 30, XIII) 40 32Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
2 years
younger brother
21 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Michel Meslin
Birth: September 1, 1811 46 38Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
Death: January 30, 1877Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother


30 germinal an X

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Jeanne Julienne Meslin

      Jeanne Julienne Meslin, daughter of Louis Guillaume Meslin and Marie-Angélique Maupillé, was born on April 20, 1802 (Germinal 30, X) in Fougerolles-du-Plessis, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire.