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Jean Baptiste RousseauAge: 71 years18651937

Jean Baptiste Rousseau
Given names
Jean Baptiste
Birth December 27, 1865
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 months)
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 12 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 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 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageMélanie Ursule LacolleView this family
April 27, 1891 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 32 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
Birth of a son
Henri Emile Rousseau
October 23, 1911 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 51 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 52 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 63 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
Death December 12, 1937 (Age 71 years)
Family with Mélanie Ursule Lacolle - View this family
Marriage: April 27, 1891Savigné, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, FRANCE
21 years

  1. Generation 1
    1. Jean Baptiste Rousseau was born on December 27, 1865 in Savigné, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes and died on December 12, 1937 in Savigné, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes at the age of 71. He married Mélanie Ursule Lacolle, daughter of René Joseph Lacolle and Mélanie Marie Pérochon, on April 27, 1891 in Savigné, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes. She was born on June 20, 1872 in Saint-Porchaire, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes and died on March 31, 1940 in Savigné, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes at the age of 67.

      Children of Jean Baptiste Rousseau and Mélanie Ursule Lacolle:

      1. Henri Emile Rousseau (1911)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Henri Emile Rousseau, son of Jean Baptiste Rousseau and Mélanie Ursule Lacolle, was born on October 23, 1911 in Savigné, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes. He married Gilberte Lucienne Gagnaire.

      Henri Emile Rousseau and Gilberte Lucienne Gagnaire had 2 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.