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Joseph Victor Lepourreau1842

Joseph Victor Lepourreau
Given names
Joseph Victor
Birth July 1, 1842 41 38


Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 3 years)
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
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 14 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Burial of a maternal grandfatherJulien Maupilé
July 2, 1862 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 18 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 24 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 24 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 26 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
Death of a fatherJean Louis Lepourreau
February 28, 1872 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a motherFrançoise Jullienne Maupillé
November 16, 1885 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 55 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 73 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 74 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 75 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 87 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 99 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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1835-04-27 X Jean lePourreau et Francoise Julienne Maupille Saint-Berthevin-la-Tanniere vue56.jpgJean Louis Lepourreau
Birth: May 18, 1801 (Floreal 28, IX) 37 42Saint-Berthevin-la-Tannière, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
Death: February 28, 1872Saint-Berthevin-la-Tannière, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
1835-04-27 X Jean lePourreau et Francoise Julienne Maupille Saint-Berthevin-la-Tanniere vue56.jpgFrançoise Jullienne Maupillé
Birth: February 20, 1804 (Pluviose 30, XII) 32 24Levaré, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
Death: November 16, 1885Désertines, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
Marriage: April 27, 1835Saint-Berthevin-la-Tannière, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire, FRANCE
7 years

  1. Generation 1
    1. Joseph Victor Lepourreau, cultivateur, son of Jean Louis Lepourreau and Françoise Jullienne Maupillé, was born on July 1, 1842.