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Anton Paul Laugsch1853

Anton Paul Laugsch
Given names
Anton Paul
Birth May 12, 1853 39 36
Birth of a half-brotherJosef Johann Laugsch
March 9, 1856 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 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 7 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 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 fatherJohann Laugsch
before 1876 (Age 22 years)
Civil marriageAnna WähnerView this family
October 16, 1878 (Age 25 years)
Occupation October 16, 1878 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Death of a maternal grandmotherCatharina Petromska
before November 17, 1886 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherKatharina Rauhut
November 17, 1886 (Age 33 years) Age: 69
Informant: Franz Laugschson
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 44 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 62 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 63 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 64 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 76 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
Death of a wifeAnna Wähner
June 3, 1944 (Age 91 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 88 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
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 96 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: 1841Reisen (Rydzyna), Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN
9 years
elder brother
Father’s family with Elisabeth Rauhut - View this family
Family with Anna Wähner - View this family
Marriage: October 16, 1878Reisen (Rydzyna), Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN

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1878-10-16 X Anton Paul Langsch - Anna Waehner Reisen 52.jpg
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Anton Paul Laugsch, (on October 16, 1878), son of Johann Laugsch and Katharina Rauhut, was born on May 12, 1853 in Reisen (Rydzyna), Lissa (Lezno), Posen. He married Anna Wähner, daughter of Anton Wähner and Rosina Kupsch, on October 16, 1878 in Reisen (Rydzyna), Lissa (Lezno), Posen. She was born on June 27, 1850 in Drobnin, Kröben, Gostyn and died on June 3, 1944 in Lissa (Lezno), Posen, PREUSSEN at the age of 93.