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William Tiberius DeyAge: 42 years18511894

William Tiberius Dey
Given names
William Tiberius
Birth September 17, 1851 41 35

MarriageSarah Catherine “Sallie” BorumView this family

Death of a paternal grandmotherSusan Spratley
February 22, 1853 (Age 17 months)

Death of a fatherWilliam Dey
January 6, 1857 (Age 5 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 9 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 15 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 15 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Sallie Borum Dey
June 13, 1885 (Age 33 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Catherine Walters
June 4, 1890 (Age 38 years)
Death April 24, 1894 (Age 42 years)

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by: Barry Shemwell
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William Dey
Birth: December 22, 1809 29 19Virginia, United States
Death: January 6, 1857Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Margaret Catherine Walters
Birth: June 19, 1816Virginia, United States
Death: June 4, 1890Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Family with Sarah Catherine “Sallie” Borum - View this family

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