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Amelia Cecelia Cooper AldrichAge: 53 years18261880

Name
Amelia Cecelia Cooper Aldrich
Given names
Amelia Cecelia Cooper
Surname
Aldrich
Birth August 7, 1826 22 22
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 5 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Marriage of a parentBrigham Young Sr.Amy Cecilia CooperView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 3, 1846 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 19 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a motherAmy Cecilia Cooper
July 13, 1852 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 30 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 34 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 40 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 40 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 42 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a fatherJoseph Aldrich
November 17, 1874 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death January 24, 1880 (Age 53 years)
Last change May 1, 202206:11:19

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Joseph Aldrich
Birth: August 10, 1803Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: November 17, 1874Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
mother
Amy Cecilia Cooper
Birth: June 30, 1804Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: July 13, 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Marriage: March 9, 1825Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
17 months
herself
Amelia Cecelia Cooper Aldrich
Birth: August 7, 1826 22 22Henrietta, Monroe, New York, United States
Death: January 24, 1880Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
Mother’s family with Brigham Young Sr. - View this family
step-father
Prophet Brigham YoungBrigham Young Sr.
Birth: June 1, 1801 38 36Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States
Death: August 29, 1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
mother
Amy Cecilia Cooper
Birth: June 30, 1804Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death: July 13, 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Marriage: February 3, 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

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