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Peter August Kraft1852

Peter August Kraft
Given names
Peter August
Birth August 2, 1852
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

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 (Age 8 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
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 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 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Birth of a daughter
Auguste Sophie Mathilde Rauhut
October 19, 1891 (Age 39 years)
Death of a fatherFredrick Zachrissen Kraft
before 1892 (Age 39 years)
Civil marriageJohanna Christiane RauhutView this family
September 16, 1892 (Age 40 years)
Adoption of a daughterAuguste Sophie Mathilde Rauhut
December 16, 1892 (Age 40 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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
Death of a wifeJohanna Christiane Rauhut
February 8, 1915 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 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 64 years)

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
1918 (Age 65 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
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 77 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 89 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
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 97 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM

Family with parents - View this family
Family with Johanna Christiane Rauhut - View this family
Marriage: September 16, 1892Sternberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, DEUTSCHLAND
-11 months

Marriage1892-09-16 X Peter August Kraft n 1852-08-02 + Johanna Christiane Rauhut n 1863-02-18 Sternberg Mecklenburg 31129_193901-00623.jpg
1892-09-16 X Peter August Kraft n 1852-08-02 + Johanna Christiane Rauhut n 1863-02-18 Sternberg Mecklenburg 31129_193901-00623.jpg
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Peter August Kraft, son of Fredrick Zachrissen Kraft, was born on August 2, 1852 in Krokijoboda, SCHWEDEN. He married Johanna Christiane Rauhut, daughter of Andreas Rauhut and Christiane Hoffmann, on September 16, 1892 in Sternberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, DEUTSCHLAND. She was born on February 18, 1863 in Lewkow Hauland, Adelnau (Odolanów), Posen and died on February 8, 1915 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 51.

      Children of Peter August Kraft and Johanna Christiane Rauhut:

      1. Auguste Sophie Mathilde Rauhut (1891)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Auguste Sophie Mathilde Rauhut

      Auguste Sophie Mathilde Rauhut, daughter of Peter August Kraft and Johanna Christiane Rauhut, was born on October 19, 1891 in Kobrow, Sternberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.