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Samuel NixdorffAge: 78 years17451824

Name
Samuel Nixdorff
Given names
Samuel
Surname
Nixdorff
Birth April 14, 1745
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 8 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
Military
Revolutionary War
March 7, 1776 (Age 30 years)

Note: Samuel Nixdorff moved from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Maryland shortly after the close of the Revolu…
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 29 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Birth of a son
#1Henry Nixdorff
December 25, 1780 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 29 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Birth of a son
#2Tobias Nixdorff
November 18, 1793 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 47 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 57 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 66 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Death March 1, 1824 (Age 78 years)
Burial after March 2, 1824 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Mount Olivet Cemetery
Note: Samuel Nixdorff moved from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Maryland shortly after the close of the Revolu…
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Samuel Nixdorff
Birth: April 14, 1745Pennsylvania, United States
Death: March 1, 1824Frederick, Maryland, United States
son
Henry Nixdorff
Birth: December 25, 1780 35Frederick, Maryland, United States
Death: May 4, 1839Frederick, Maryland, United States
13 years
son
Tobias Nixdorff
Birth: November 18, 1793 48Frederick, Maryland, United States
Death: September 9, 1862Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Military
Samuel Nixdorff moved from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Maryland shortly after the close of the Revolutionary War with his brothers. Although his death occurred some time after the close of the war, it was due to the infirmities of rheumatism originally incurred by hard service and exposure endured by him while in the ranks of the American Army. He enlisted in the Revolutionary War March 7th, 1776, in Capt. John Nelson's Company of Independent Riflemen. After locating in Maryland, he engaged in the manufacture of wagons and carried on a general blacksmithing business.
Burial
Samuel Nixdorff moved from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Maryland shortly after the close of the Revolutionary War with his brothers. Although his death occurred some time after the close of the war, it was due to the infirmities of rheumatism originally incurred by hard service and exposure endured by him while in the ranks of the American Army. He enlisted in the Revolutionary War March 7th, 1776, in Capt. John Nelson's Company of Independent Riflemen. After locating in Maryland, he engaged in the manufacture of wagons and carried on a general blacksmithing business. Family links: Parents: John George Nixdorf (1700 - 1785) Susan Korn Nixdorf (1708 - 1800) Children: Henry Nixdorff (1780 - 1839)* Tobias Nixdorff (1793 - 1862)*