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Henry Alexander CampbellAge: 82 years18551937

Henry Alexander Campbell
Given names
Henry Alexander
Birth May 28, 1855
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 months)

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 5 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 11 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 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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 22 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
MarriageNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
March 3, 1918 (Age 62 years)
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 61 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 62 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 74 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death November 30, 1937 (Age 82 years)
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by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Nicy Elizabeth Greene - View this family
Henry Alexander Campbell
Birth: May 28, 1855Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 1937Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: March 3, 1918Ashe, North Carolina, United States
David Samuel Lawrence + Nicy Elizabeth Greene - View this family
wife’s husband
David Samuel Lawrence
Birth: February 8, 1845Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 26, 1916Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: January 20, 1902Ashe, North Carolina, United States
2 years
Elihu Rexford Lawrence
Birth: March 30, 1904 59 28Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1907Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Albert Lee Smith + Nicy Elizabeth Greene - View this family
wife’s husband
Albert Lee Smith
Birth: March 29, 1877 36Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 25, 1898Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
Marriage: February 14, 1894Watauga, North Carolina, United States
9 months

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