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Wilhelm Jacob

Name
Wilhelm Jacob
Given names
Wilhelm
Surname
Jacob
Birthyes

Occupation
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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

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
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageDorothea Rosine Luise Bertha GrünewaldView this family
before 1885

Birth of a daughter
#1
Wilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob
May 30, 1885
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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
Marriage of a childHeinrich Gustav RauhutWilhelmine Katharine Elise JacobView this family
December 5, 1914
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Polio Epidemic
1916

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

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

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

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 of a daughterWilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob
February 26, 1940
Informant: Paul Rauhutson
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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
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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Wilhelm Jacob and Dorothea Rosine Luise Bertha Grünewald:

      1. Wilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob (18851940)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Wilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob

      Wilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob, daughter of Wilhelm Jacob and Dorothea Rosine Luise Bertha Grünewald, was born on May 30, 1885 in Veckerhagen, Hofgeismar, Kassel and died on February 26, 1940 in Kassel, Hessen, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 54. She married Heinrich Gustav Rauhut on December 5, 1914 in Kassel, Hessen, DEUTSCHLAND. He was born on November 7, 1885 in Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN and died on November 11, 1931 in Kassel, Hessen, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 46.

      Children of Wilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob and Heinrich Gustav Rauhut:

      1. Paul Rauhut (1914)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Paul Rauhut, son of Heinrich Gustav Rauhut and Wilhelmine Katharine Elise Jacob, was born after 1914.