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immigrant flag  Amalie Christiane "Augusta"  VOGEL

  (b. 1 January 1841Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany   d. 14 July 1922Westfield, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL was born 1 January 1841 in Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany . Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL was the child of Henry VOGEL and Johanna Christine THEUNERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Elizabeth UNKNOWN (maternal)  Johann Karl Gottlieb THEUNERT and Johanna Rosalie MÄNNIG

Amalie Christiane "Augusta" was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1850.

She married  Johann Georg "George John" KRAUSCH "CROUSS" 07 November 1856 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Johann Georg "George John" KRAUSCH "CROUSS"  was born 10 January 1834 in , Germany (German States) (German Empire) .  He died 19 October 1906 in Agawam, Massachusetts, USA . 

Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL died 14 July 1922 in Westfield, Massachusetts, USA .
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***baptism? Marklissa? 1 Jan 1841***



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1800s Recipe 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Snaps - Take one cup of molasses, three-quarters of a cup of sugar, one tablespoon each of powdered cloves, cinnamon and allspice. Add these to one-half cup of melted butter and beat in two teaspoons soda, and flour enough to roll. Roll very thin, cut out with a tin cutter and bake in pans in a hot oven.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
1800s Etiquette 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best taste for the hostess to be in an evening dress, so that she will not detain her guests while she changes her costume.

The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898
Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen) - (1907) The dam on the Queis River at Marklissa, Schlesien, Germany.

The Marklissa dam (also Queistalsperre) was built between 1901 and 1907 in Schlesien - for flood protection for Marklissa and for water power production.

The river controlled by the Talsperre is the Queis (Kwisa). The start-up of the dam was July 15 1905.
Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen)
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Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen) - Marklissa in the Future?
Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen)
Marklissa in the Future?
Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen) - Panoramic view of Marklissa (around 1928)
Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen)
Panoramic view of Marklissa (around 1928)
Westfield,  Massachusetts, USA (Wyben) - Westfield, Mass. New England Whip Co. Plant and Power House.
Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)
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Westfield,  Massachusetts, USA (Wyben) - Park Square, Westfield, Mass.
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Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)
Smith & Alford,
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Westfield,  Massachusetts, USA (Wyben) - The Railway Station (1910)
Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)
The Railway Station (1910)

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Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL married immigrant flag Johann Georg "George John" KRAUSCH "CROUSS"-- Date: 07 November 1856 Place: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
ALTERNATE SPELLING: GEORGE KRAUSCH



MASSACHUSETTS VITAL RECORDS TO 1850 (ONLINE DB: NEWENGLANDANCESTORS.ORG, NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 2001-2008).


GROOM'S NAME: GEORGE KRAUSCH
GROOM'S BIRTH DATE:
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BRIDE'S NAME: AUGUSTA VOGEL
BRIDE'S BIRTH DATE:
BRIDE'S BIRTHPLACE:
BRIDE'S AGE:
MARRIAGE DATE: 07 NOV 1856
MARRIAGE PLACE: PITTSFIELD, BERKSHIRE, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES
GROOM'S FATHER'S NAME: HARRY KRANSCH
GROOM'S MOTHER'S NAME:
BRIDE'S FATHER'S NAME: HARRY VOGEL
BRIDE'S MOTHER'S NAME:
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INDEXING PROJECT (BATCH) NUMBER: I01079-7
SYST ORIGIN: MASSACHUSETTS-ODM
SOURCE FILM NUMBER: 1902438
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COLLECTION: MASSACHUSETTS MARRIAGES, 1695-1910
SOURCE: FAMILYSEARCH.ORG


Children:
 flag George Henry CROUSS (b.8 May 1858, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 11 January 1908, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA )

flag George Bernhard CROUSS (b.28 April 1860, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA  d. 12 December 1864, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Herman August CROUSS (b.16 March 1863, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 29 October 1896, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Alvina Martha CROUSS (b.26 September 1864, Manhattan, New York, USA   d. 14 April 1944, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Carl "Charles" Theodore CROUSS (b.8 August 1867, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 14 November 1960, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)

 flag Ophelia Louisa CROUSS (b.January 1870, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 8 April 1916, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

flag Willard Conrad CROUSS (b.28 October 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 10 June 1949, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Anna Amelia CROUSS (b.12 January 1874, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 27 July 1954, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA )

flag Edith Augusta Bertha CROUSS (b.22 January 1878, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 1 March 1941, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA )


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Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL - Agawam Center Cemetery, Agawam, Massachusetts
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Agawam Center Cemetery, Agawam, Massachusetts
Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL - 1922 obituary
Date: July 16, 1922
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Republican
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Birth
1 January 1841
Marklissa, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Marklissa, Schlesien, Preußen)

World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

Germany 1849 - April 2 – Revolutions of 1848 in the German states end in failure.

www.wikipedia.org - April 2, 1849

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...


1856 Marriage / Partner
Amalie Christiane "Augusta" VOGEL and Johann Georg "George John" KRAUSCH "CROUSS" 07 November 1856, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1858 Birth of Child
George Henry CROUSS was born 8 May 1858, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1860 Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut
Crouse, George, 27, b. abt 1833, Saxony
Crouse, Augusta, 20, b. abt 1840, Prussia
Crouse, Henry,...Read MORE...


1860 Birth of Child
George Bernhard CROUSS was born 28 April 1860, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


1863 Birth of Child
Herman August CROUSS was born 16 March 1863, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...


1864 Birth of Child
Alvina Martha CROUSS was born 26 September 1864, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)
1864 Death of Child
George Bernhard CROUSS died 12 December 1864, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


Germany 1866
Austro-Prussian War (Seven Weeks War) begins after disagreements over the administration of...Read MORE...


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...


1867 Birth of Child
Carl "Charles" Theodore CROUSS was born 8 August 1867, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
News 1869 - Devoted Deacon
Deacon J. H. Stowe, who died in Westfield, Mass., recently, is said to have attended more prayer...Read MORE...


1870 Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Crouss, George, 36, wood dealer, b. Saxony
Crouss, Augusta, 29, b. Prussia
Crouss, Henry, 12, b....Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


1870 Birth of Child
Ophelia Louisa CROUSS was born January 1870, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

News 1871 - With Prussia, Marklissa became part of the German Empire in 1871.

Wikipedia -

Germany 1871 - Wilhelm I crowned Prussian King

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ germany/ detimeln.htm -

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


1871 Birth of Child
Willard Conrad CROUSS was born 28 October 1871, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


1874 Birth of Child
Anna Amelia CROUSS was born 12 January 1874, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...


1878 Birth of Child
Edith Augusta Bertha CROUSS was born 22 January 1878, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1880 Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts
George CROUSS, age 46, b. Germany, Milk Peddler
Augusta CROUSS, wife, age 39, b. Germany, Keeps...Read MORE...


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


News 1883 - A Little Boston Barber Blown up High
Theodore Voigt, a little German barber, was shaving at the shop of Mr. Chas. Baeumler, No. 25 Avery ...Read MORE...


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

Germany 1891 - January 1 - Paying of old age pensions begins in Germany.

www.wikipedia.org - January 1, 1891

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. www.e-referencedesk.com/ ...Read MORE...


USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


1896 Death of Child
Herman August CROUSS died 29 October 1896, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...


Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts - 1899
Date: 1899-11-11
Paper: Springfield Republican

"Mrs. George Crouss has gone to Hartford to...Read MORE...


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Agawam
Date: June 10, 1899
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Republican

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1900 Agawam, Hampden, Massachusetts
Crouss, George, head, b. Jan 1834, Germany, age 66, year of immigration 1851, naturalized,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It...Read MORE...


USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June...Read MORE...


News 1905 - Opening of Marklissa-Talsperre Dam
It was opened on July 15, 1905, after a dam had been completed near the village of Czocha. The dam...Read MORE...


World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

1906 Death of Spouse/Partner
Johann Georg "George John" KRAUSCH "CROUSS" died 19 October 1906, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1908
Name: Mrs Augusta Crouss
Gender: F (Female)
Residence Year: 1908
Street Address: 67 Avon...Read MORE...


1908 Death of Child
George Henry CROUSS died 11 January 1908, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)
USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1909
Name: Mrs Augusta Crouss
Gender: F (Female)
Residence Year: 1909
Street Address: 67 Avon...Read MORE...


1910 Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
name: Augusta Crouss
birthplace: Germany
relationship to head of...Read MORE...


Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1910
Name: Mrs Augusta Crouss
Gender: F (Female)
Residence Year: 1910
Street Address: 67...Read MORE...


Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1911
Name: Mrs Augusta Crouss
Gender: F (Female)
Residence Year: 1911
Street Address: 31 Leyfred...Read MORE...


World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and ...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an...Read MORE...


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

1916 Death of Child
Ophelia Louisa CROUSS died 8 April 1916, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - America is at war. Amidst the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in congress, the House early...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


Germany 1918 - The Kingdom of Prussia ended in 1918.


World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1919
Name: Augusta A Crouss
Residence Year: 1919
Street Address: 88 Commonwealth av
Residence...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of...Read MORE...


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. (Wikipedia)

The President's message again makes clear his desire that Congress repeal "war-time"...Read MORE...


1920 Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Abbie M Fletcher 76, b. abt 1844, VT, parents b. VT, widow
Augusta Crouse 79, b. abt 1841,...Read MORE...


Westfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1921
Name: Augusta Crouss
Residence Year: 1921
Street Address: Pochassic rd
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Death
14 July 1922
Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)


Amalie is buried at: Agawam Center Cemetery
820 Main Street

Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
(413) 786-5399

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