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Katharine Dorothee Elisabeth Meyer

Katharine Dorothee Elisabeth Meyer
Given names
Katharine Dorothee Elisabeth
Married name
Katharine Dorothee Elisabeth Schenck

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
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
MarriageJürgen Heinrich Friedrich SchenckView this family
before 1866

Birth of a daughter
Anna Marie Wilhelmine Schenck
April 22, 1866

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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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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
Marriage of a childHermann August RauhutAnna Marie Wilhelmine SchenckView this family
Type: Civil marriage
June 8, 1889
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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic

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

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

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

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Katharine Dorothee Elisabeth Meyer and Jürgen Heinrich Friedrich Schenck:

      1. Anna Marie Wilhelmine Schenck (1866)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anna Marie Wilhelmine Schenck, daughter of Jürgen Heinrich Friedrich Schenck and Katharine Dorothee Elisabeth Meyer, was born on April 22, 1866. She married Hermann August Rauhut, son of August Rauhut and Maria Franziskowska, on June 8, 1889 in Hamburg, Hamburg, DEUTSCHLAND. He was born on May 1, 1864 in Marienburg, Westpreussen, PREUSSEN and died on July 13, 1947 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 83.

      Children of Anna Marie Wilhelmine Schenck and Hermann August Rauhut:

      1. Margarete Rauhut (18891966)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Margarete Rauhut

      Margarete Rauhut, daughter of Hermann August Rauhut and Anna Marie Wilhelmine Schenck, was born on August 24, 1889 in Hamburg, Hamburg, DEUTSCHLAND and died on January 15, 1966 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 76.