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Tietje GerbensAge: 73 years17721845

Tietje Gerbens
Given names
Birth October 31, 1772 39
Baptism November 1, 1772 (Age 1 day)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 2 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 -
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The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 20 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
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The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 30 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -


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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 39 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 -
Death of a motherBerber Siberinus
January 15, 1823 (Age 50 years)
Death of a sisterMinke Gerbens
March 10, 1827 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterLutske Gerbens
October 5, 1827 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherSieger Gerbens
March 8, 1829 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Trail of Tears
between 1830 and 1830 (Age 57 years)
Note: The Trail of Tears is a name given to the ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native American nations from southeastern parts of the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The removal included many members of the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, among others in the United States, from their homelands to Indian Territory in eastern sections of the present-day state of Oklahoma. The phrase originated from a description of the removal of the Choctaw Nation in 1831. In 1831 the Choctaw were the first to be removed, and they became the model for all other removals. After the Choctaw, the Seminole were removed in 1832, the Creek in 1834, then the Chickasaw in 1837, and finally the Cherokee in 1838. -


Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 59 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 62 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 -


Death of a sisterJoukje Gerbens
September 8, 1836 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherSiebren Gerbens
October 3, 1842 (Age 69 years)
Death December 3, 1845 (Age 73 years)
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elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Sieger Gerbens
Birth: December 24, 1757 25Nijeholtwolde, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
Death: March 8, 1829Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
3 years
elder brother
Wijbe Gerbens de Hoop
Birth: September 12, 1760 27Nijeholtwolde, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
Death: February 16, 1846Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
3 years
elder sister
Joukje Gerbens
Birth: June 22, 1763 30Nijeholtwolde, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
Death: September 8, 1836Nijelamer, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
3 years
elder brother
Siebren Gerbens
Birth: September 13, 1766 33Nijeholtwolde, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
Death: October 3, 1842Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
3 years
elder brother
3 years
Tietje Gerbens
Birth: October 31, 1772 39Nijeholtwolde, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland
Death: December 3, 1845Noordwolde, Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Nederland