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Philo Elmore IsenhowerAge: 82 years18521935

Philo Elmore Isenhower
Given names
Philo Elmore
Birth August 4, 1852 29 20

MarriageMargaret Catherine StineView this family

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a fatherAbel Isenhower
June 7, 1863 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Sarah Isenhower
May 15, 1875 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#2Mattie Ethel Isenhower
August 14, 1884 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3Vertie Stine Isenhower
September 4, 1886 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a son
#4Berman Harold Isenhower
April 1, 1889 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a daughterVertie Stine Isenhower
July 11, 1909 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Harold Arey “Ike” Isenhower
October 4, 1910 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 64 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 65 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Alberta Stine “Peaches” Isenhower
June 8, 1920 (Age 67 years)
Death of a motherSusan L Smith
March 23, 1924 (Age 71 years)

Death of a wifeMargaret Catherine Stine
December 16, 1928 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 77 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death January 11, 1935 (Age 82 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Conover City Cemetery
Last change January 6, 201610:32:51

by: Barry Shemwell
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Berman Harold Isenhower
Birth: April 1, 1889 36 32Catawba, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 22, 1941Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

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