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Valentine Ballet

Valentine Ballet
Given names
Married name
Valentine Charrier

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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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

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
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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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed

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
MarriageConstant Ferdinand CharrierView this family
before 1873

Birth of a son
Alfred Pierre Charrier

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Yellow Fever Epidemic

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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
Marriage of a childAlfred Pierre CharrierMaria PurzeauView this family
before 1899

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Polio Epidemic

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

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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
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The Great Depression
October 1929

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 sonAlfred Pierre Charrier

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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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. Valentine Ballet. She married Constant Ferdinand Charrier, son of François Joseph Charrier and Julie Boissonnot, before 1873. He was born in 1839.

      Children of Valentine Ballet and Constant Ferdinand Charrier:

      1. Alfred Pierre Charrier (18731936)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Alfred Pierre Charrier, son of Constant Ferdinand Charrier and Valentine Ballet, was born in 1873 and died in 1936 at the age of 63. He married Maria Purzeau before 1899.

      Children of Alfred Pierre Charrier and Maria Purzeau:

      1. Camille Charrier (18991953)
      2. Marcelle Charrier (1901)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Camille Charrier, son of Alfred Pierre Charrier and Maria Purzeau, was born in 1899 and died in 1953 at the age of 54. He married Germaine Roy.

      Children of Camille Charrier and Germaine Roy:

      1. Alfred Marcel Charrier (19281974)
      2. Private
    2. Marcelle Charrier, daughter of Alfred Pierre Charrier and Maria Purzeau, was born in 1901. She married Maurice Leglat.

      Children of Marcelle Charrier and Maurice Leglat:

      1. Private
      2. Pierre Leglat (19271949)
      3. Private