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Auguste Benjamin PoignantAge: 63 years18541918

Name
Auguste Benjamin Poignant
Given names
Auguste Benjamin
Surname
Poignant
Birth February 11, 1854 38 36
Birth of a daughter
#1
Poignant

Death of a paternal grandmotherMarie Jeanne Maupillier
July 16, 1857 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 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 12 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 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Death of a fatherRené Benjamin Poignant
May 1, 1869 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 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 motherMarie-Victoire Mousset
July 1, 1870 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageAmélie Augustine AbélardView this family
August 23, 1887 (Age 33 years)
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
Death of a wifeAmélie Augustine Abélard
September 27, 1903 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 61 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 62 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 63 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 January 4, 1918 (Age 63 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 26, 1850Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes, FRANCE
3 years
himself
Auguste Benjamin Poignant
Birth: February 11, 1854 38 36Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
Death: January 4, 1918Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
Family with Amélie Augustine Abélard - View this family
himself
Auguste Benjamin Poignant
Birth: February 11, 1854 38 36Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
Death: January 4, 1918Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
wife
Marriage: August 23, 1887Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes, FRANCE
daughter

  1. Generation 1
    1. Auguste Benjamin Poignant, son of René Benjamin Poignant and Marie-Victoire Mousset, was born on February 11, 1854 in Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes and died on January 4, 1918 in Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes at the age of 63. He married Amélie Augustine Abélard on August 23, 1887 in Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes. She was born on January 7, 1867 in Les Aubiers, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes and died on September 27, 1903 in Moncoutant, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes at the age of 36.

      Children of Auguste Benjamin Poignant and Amélie Augustine Abélard:

      1. Poignant
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Poignant, daughter of Auguste Benjamin Poignant and Amélie Augustine Abélard.

      Poignant had 1 child.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.