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Victor A. Irr 



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Victor A. Irr
10/22/1832 - 4/19/1902
(Shown at age 48)
Victor A. Irr was born on October 22, 1832 in Alsace, France and died on April 19, 1902 in Erie County, New York. He lived to be 69 years old.

Victor immigrated in 1853 and his wife, Barbara Amann(11/26/1834 -9/4/1922)immigrated in 1837, both were born in Alsace,France. Victor's parents were John B. Irr and Maria Anna Schotter. Barbara's parents were Anthony Amann (1805 -1845) and Mary Ann (1806-1878)both were born in Alsace,France.
Census7/12/1860 Lancaster village NY (Erie County) 27 yrs old 
Page 81 -Victor Irr (age 28), Barbara Irr (24), Eugenie Irr (3), Anthony Irr (3 mos) All children were born in NY, Victor and Barbara were born in France. Victor is a teacher. Their personal value is $600  
Census9/5/1870 West Seneca NY (Erie County) 37 yrs old 
page 20, #142 -Victor Irr (age 38), Barbara Irr (36), M. Eugenie Irr (13), M. Antoinette Irr (10), Valerie M. Irr (7), B. Emelie Irr (5), F. Victor Irr (3), Mathilda Irr (1)All children were born in NY, Victor and Barbara were born in France. Victor works as a magistrate and a grocer. Their home is valued at $3500, personal at $1200  
Graveyard/Tombstone12/8/1912 Gardenville NY (Erie County) 10 yrs after death 
Eugenia M. Dusch -mother- born June 21, 1857 - died Dec.8, 1912

Alois Dusch -born May 22, 1852 -died July 2, 1914

Victor A. Irr Oct. 22, 1832 - April 19, 1902
Barbara Irr Nov. 26, 1834 - Sept. 4, 1922
Fourteen Holy Helpers Cemetery 

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7 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
12 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
21 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
24 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
27 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
33 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
37 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
45 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
47 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
57 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
63 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
65 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
68 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
68 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
69 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
70 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
2 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
29 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
30 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
50 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
53 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
3 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
5 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
8 1840 Oregon Trail is established
10 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
23 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
28 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
30 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
31 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
33 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
36 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
43 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
44 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
1 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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23 years old
Eugenia Marie Irr
Born in Erie County, New York on July 21, 1857 and died in Gardenville, Erie County, New York on December 8, 1912. She was 55 years old.

Her parents were Victor A. Irr and Barbara Amann both were born in Alsace,France. ...
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