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Karl Rudolph Wilhelm RöslerAge: 75 years18651941

Karl Rudolph Wilhelm Rösler
Given names
Karl Rudolph Wilhelm
Birth December 14, 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
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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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 12 years)

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 (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
Civil marriageMarie Louise RauhutView this family
August 26, 1899 (Age 33 years)
Address: StA Lissa No. 69/1899
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
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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
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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 February 16, 1941 (Age 75 years)
Address: StA Sprottau No. 47/1941
Family with Marie Louise Rauhut - View this family
Marriage: August 26, 1899Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN

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    1. Karl Rudolph Wilhelm Rösler, eisenbahn-Vorarbeiter, was born on December 14, 1865 in Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN and died on February 16, 1941 in Sprottau, Schlesien, PREUSSEN at the age of 75. He married Marie Louise Rauhut, daughter of Johann Friedrich Rauhut and Charlotte Brunsch, on August 26, 1899 in Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN. She was born on March 7, 1879 in Schmidtschen, Lissa (Lezno), Posen.