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Louis Joseph MonpelaAge: 62 years18261889

Louis Joseph Monpela
Given names
Louis Joseph
Birth October 11, 1826 29 23

Historical Event
Trail of Tears
between 1830 and 1830 (Age 3 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 5 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 8 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
Birth of a brotherJoseph Monpela
calculated 1838 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherJean Félix Monpela
February 13, 1840 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterJoséphine Monpela
calculated 1847 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 19 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 30 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 34 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 40 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 40 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 42 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
Marriage bannsMarie Sophie ChouvelView this family
July 11, 1875 (Age 48 years)
Marriage bannsMarie Sophie ChouvelView this family
July 18, 1875 (Age 48 years)
MarriageMarie Sophie ChouvelView this family
August 13, 1875 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a brotherJoseph Monpela
January 18, 1889 (Age 62 years) Age: 51
Note: celibataire
Death July 18, 1889 (Age 62 years) Age: 62
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1824
9 months
elder sister
23 years
younger sister
-7 years
younger brother
-13 months
younger brother
Joseph Monpela
Birth: calculated 1838 40 35Gex, Ain, Rhône-Alpes
Death: January 18, 1889soeurs de hospital de Gex, Gex, Ain
-11 years
Family with Marie Sophie Chouvel - View this family
Marriage: August 13, 1875Gex, Ain, Rhône-Alpes, FRANCE

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Louis Joseph Monpela, cultivateur, son of Pierre Louis Monpela and Françoise Grosfille, was born on October 11, 1826 in Gex, Ain, Rhône-Alpes and died on July 18, 1889 in soeurs de hospital de Gex, Gex, Ain at the age of 62. He married Marie Sophie Chouvel, daughter of Jean Chouvel and Francoise Bouquet, on August 13, 1875 in Gex, Ain, Rhône-Alpes. She was born on February 4, 1842 in Myoux, Gex, Ain.