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Wilhelm FinschowAge: 81 years18401921

Name
Wilhelm Finschow
Given names
Wilhelm
Surname
Finschow
Birth July 25, 1840
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 years)

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 (Age 20 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 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageSofie Wilhelmine JürgensView this family
October 23, 1879 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Otto Finschow
October 15, 1883 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha Finschow
July 14, 1895 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 57 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 75 years)

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 (Age 76 years)

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
1918 (Age 77 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
Death of a wifeSofie Wilhelmine Jürgens
1921 (Age 80 years)
Death July 28, 1921 (Age 81 years)
Family with Sofie Wilhelmine Jürgens - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 23, 1879Immekath, Sachsen-Anhalt, Preussen
4 years
son
12 years
daughter

  1. Generation 1
    1. Wilhelm Finschow was born on July 25, 1840 in Klein Lüben, Bad Wilsnack, Prignitz and died on July 28, 1921 in Burghagen, Brandenburg, Deutschland at the age of 81. He married Sofie Wilhelmine Jürgens on October 23, 1879 in Immekath, Sachsen-Anhalt, Preussen. She was born on January 18, 1854 in Immekath, Sachsen-Anhalt, Preussen and died in 1921 in Burghagen, Brandenburg, Deutschland at the age of 66.

      Children of Wilhelm Finschow and Sofie Wilhelmine Jürgens:

      1. Otto Finschow (18831968)
      2. Martha Finschow (18951978)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Otto Finschow, landwirt, son of Wilhelm Finschow and Sofie Wilhelmine Jürgens, was born on October 15, 1883 in Klein Lüben, Bad Wilsnack, Prignitz and died on September 4, 1968 in Perleberg, Prignitz, Brandenburg at the age of 84. He married Marie Rauhut, daughter of Johann Carl Rauhut and Pauline Kaminski.

      Children of Otto Finschow and Marie Rauhut:

      1. Gerhard Finschow (19232018)
      2. Waldemar Eckhard Finschow (19241944)
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    2. Martha Finschow, daughter of Wilhelm Finschow and Sofie Wilhelmine Jürgens, was born on July 14, 1895 in Klein Lüben, Bad Wilsnack, Prignitz and died in 1978 in Meppen, Niedersachsen, DEUTSCHLAND at the age of 82. She married Albert Rauhut, son of Johann Carl Rauhut and Pauline Kaminski.

      Children of Martha Finschow and Albert Rauhut:

      1. Otfried Albert Rauhut (1910)
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      6. Reinhold Rauhut (1945)
      7. Werner Rauhut (19191945)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Gerhard Finschow, son of Otto Finschow and Marie Rauhut, was born on March 10, 1923 in Burghagen, Brandenburg, DEUTSCHLAND and died on November 7, 2018 in Miami-Dade, Florida, USA at the age of 95.

    2. Waldemar Eckhard Finschow, landwirt, son of Otto Finschow and Marie Rauhut, was born on June 7, 1924 in Burghagen, Brandenburg, DEUTSCHLAND and died in 1944 at the age of 19.

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    7. Otfried Albert Rauhut

      Otfried Albert Rauhut, son of Albert Rauhut and Martha Finschow, was born about 1910.

      Otfried Albert Rauhut had 4 children.

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    12. Reinhold Rauhut, son of Albert Rauhut and Martha Finschow. He died in 1945 in Lanz, Prignitz, Brandenburg.

    13. Werner Rauhut, son of Albert Rauhut and Martha Finschow, was born on December 12, 1919 and died on March 15, 1945 in Lanz, Prignitz, Brandenburg at the age of 25.