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Johanna Fitzner1897

Johanna Fitzner
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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
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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
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
MarriageKarl BurkertView this family
before 1875

Birth of a son
Carl Hermann Burkert
July 18, 1875
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death before 1897
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johanna Fitzner. She died before 1897 in Triebusch (Trzebosz), Guhrau, Posen. She married Karl Burkert before 1875.

      Children of Johanna Fitzner and Karl Burkert:

      1. Carl Hermann Burkert (1875)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Carl Hermann Burkert

      Carl Hermann Burkert, pferdeknecht (in 1897), son of Karl Burkert and Johanna Fitzner, was born on July 18, 1875 in Triebusch (Trzebosz), Guhrau, Posen. He married Anna Emilie Rauhut, daughter of Georg Friedrich Rauhuth and Anna Susanne Rauhuth, on November 27, 1897 in Garzyn, Lissa (Lezno), Posen. She was born on August 17, 1869 in Robczysko, Reisen (Rydzyna), Lissa (Lezno).