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Carl August Richter1904

Carl August Richter
Given names
Carl August

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836
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
Historical Event
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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
MarriageJohanne Rosine SchulzeView this family
before 1864

Birth of a daughter
Marie Auguste Richter
March 17, 1864
Historical Event
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
Historical Event
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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Historical Event
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
Death before 1904
  1. Generation 1
    1. Carl August Richter. He died before 1904 in Seyda, Jessen (Elster), Wittenberg. He married Johanne Rosine Schulze before 1864.

      Children of Carl August Richter and Johanne Rosine Schulze:

      1. Marie Auguste Richter (1864)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Marie Auguste Richter, (in 1904), daughter of Carl August Richter and Johanne Rosine Schulze, was born on March 17, 1864 in Mark Zwuschen, Schweinig, Halle-Merseburg. She married Johann Friedrich Rauhut, son of Johann Rauhut and Anna Susanne Schlecht, on February 1, 1904 in Charlottenburg, Berlin, Brandenburg. He was born on September 13, 1851 in Gross Tworsewitz, Lissa (Lezno), Posen and died on December 13, 1906 in Deutsch-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Brandenburg at the age of 55.