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Jacob Sprenger1849

Jacob Sprenger
Given names
Birth October 21, 1849
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 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 11 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 17 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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Birth of a daughter
Luisa Sprenger
October 28, 1887 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 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 67 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 68 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 79 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 92 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

  1. Generation 1
    1. Jacob Sprenger was born on October 21, 1849 in Leipzig, Akkerman, Bessarabia.

      Children of Jacob Sprenger:

      1. Luisa Sprenger (1887)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Luisa Sprenger

      Luisa Sprenger, daughter of Jacob Sprenger, was born on October 28, 1887 in Leipzig, Akkerman, Bessarabia. She married Johann Schweitz, son of Ludwig Schweitz and Julianna Werner.

      Children of Luisa Sprenger and Johann Schweitz:

      1. Daniel Schweitz (19101998)
      2. Emma Schweitz (1911)
      3. Friedrich Schweitz (1908)
      4. Private
      5. Maria Schweitz (1915)
      6. Private
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Daniel Schweitz

      Daniel Schweitz, son of Johann Schweitz and Luisa Sprenger, was born on February 26, 1910 in Russia, Kurudschika, Kreis Bender and died on June 25, 1998 in Gifhorn, Niedersachsen, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 88. He married Martha Rauhut, daughter of Johann Rauhut and Lydia Wittke.

      Children of Daniel Schweitz and Martha Rauhut:

      1. Private
      2. Erwin Schweitz (1940)
      3. Private
      4. Private
    2. Emma Schweitz, daughter of Johann Schweitz and Luisa Sprenger, was born on November 23, 1911. She married Ernst Irion.

      Emma Schweitz and Ernst Irion had 1 child.

    3. Friedrich Schweitz, son of Johann Schweitz and Luisa Sprenger, was born on June 8, 1908 in Leipzig, Akkerman, Bessarabia.

    4. The details of this family are private.
    5. Maria Schweitz, daughter of Johann Schweitz and Luisa Sprenger, was born on February 11, 1915 in Kurudschika, Bessarabia, RUSSIA.

    6. The details of this family are private.