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Clara Josephe MerlyAge: 31 years18411872

Clara Josephe Merly
Given names
Clara Josephe
Birth 1841 25 27
MarriageBenoit CousinView this family

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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 16 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 20 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 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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
Birth of a son
Elie Cousin
March 5, 1870 (Age 29 years)
1872 (Age 31 years)
Residence 1872 (Age 31 years)
Death December 1, 1872 (Age 31 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Family with Benoit Cousin - View this family

  1. Generation 1
    1. Clara Josephe Merly, ménagère (in 1872), daughter of Augustin Merly and Joséphine Dumortier, was born in 1841 in Wallers, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais and died on December 1, 1872 in Hasnon, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais at the age of 31. She married Benoit Cousin. He was born in 1836.

      Children of Clara Josephe Merly and Benoit Cousin:

      1. Elie Cousin (1870)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Elie Cousin, employé de commerce (in 1912), son of Benoit Cousin and Clara Josephe Merly, was born on March 5, 1870 in Hasnon, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais. He married Laure Dutouquet, daughter of Alphonse Dutouquet and Philomène Chirez, on April 18, 1895 in Hasnon, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais. She was born in 1873.

      Children of Elie Cousin and Laure Dutouquet:

      1. Elie Cousin (1892)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Elie Cousin, comptable (in 1912), son of Elie Cousin and Laure Dutouquet, was born on April 18, 1892 in Hasnon, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais. He married Marguerite Jeanne Noblet, daughter of Paul Josephe Noblet and Jeanne Louise Grillet.

      Children of Elie Cousin and Marguerite Jeanne Noblet:

      1. Jean Cousin (19121995)
      2. Private