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Martin Laforge1723

Name
Martin Laforge
Given names
Martin
Surname
Laforge
Birth August 19, 1723
Birth of a brotherGabriel “Saint-Martin” Laforge
July 9, 1724 (Age 10 months)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 30 years)

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 51 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics - http://goo.gl/2Xa2kO
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://goo.gl/kvWJnX
1789-12-08 + Johann Georg Rauhut Schmiegel.jpg
1789-12-08 + Johann Georg Rauhut Schmiegel.jpg

Note: 1789-12-08 + Johann Georg Rauhut Schmiegel

Death of a brotherGabriel “Saint-Martin” Laforge
March 1, 1792 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 (I) and 1798 (VI) (Age 69 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://goo.gl/4c1Pp5
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (XI) (Age 79 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://goo.gl/yH4MPB
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 88 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://goo.gl/cu6BNB
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Martin Laforge, son of Pierre Laforge and Marguerite Perodo, was born on August 19, 1723 in Cognac, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes.