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Johann Samuel Kühn1856

Johann Samuel Kühn
Given names
Johann Samuel
Birth August 13, 1856 42 42
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 months)

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 4 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 10 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
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 21 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 41 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
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 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 60 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 61 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
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 73 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
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 85 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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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 93 years)
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

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: 1838Schmiegel, Schmiegel (Śmigiel), Posen, PREUSSEN
16 months
elder brother
1839-04-20 n Carl Friedrich Kuehn Wyderowo-Schmiegel 228.jpgCarl Friedrich Kühn
Birth: April 20, 1839 25 25Wyderowo, Schmiegel (Śmigiel), Posen
Death: May 4, 1839Wyderowo, Schmiegel (Śmigiel), Posen
15 months
elder sister
9 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
1855-04-02 n Anna Susanne Kuehn Kuschen-Schmiegel 534.jpgAnna Susanne Kühn
Birth: April 2, 1855 41 41Kuschen (Koszanowo), Schmiegel (Śmigiel), Posen
Death: July 28, 1855Kuschen (Koszanowo), Schmiegel (Śmigiel), Posen
16 months

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Johann Samuel Kühn

      Johann Samuel Kühn, son of Johann Samuel Kühn and Anna Susanna Rauhutt, was born on August 13, 1856 in Prauschwitz, Schmiegel (Śmigiel), Posen.