Nicolaus G Michels
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|About Nicolaus G Michels|
Nicolaus G Michels was born on February 14, 1830 in an unknown place overseas in Prussia and died on February 25, 1898 in an unknown place overseas in Michgian. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 68 years old.
Nicolaus G Michels
2/14/1830 - 2/25/1898
Middle initial may have been I. or G.
|Marriage||9/6/1859 ||MI (Wayne County) ||29 yrs old |
|Nicolaus G Michels and Gertrude Schmelzer were married on 9/6/1859 in Wayne County, Michigan.
Found on Ancestry: Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Michigan Marriages, 1851-75 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: See Description for original data sources listed by county. |
|Census||7/10/1860 ||Hamtramck MI (Wayne County) ||30 yrs old |
|Dwelling 422, Family 422:
Nicholas Michels (age 28),
Gertrude Michels (age 22), and
Mary Michels (age 2 months).
Nicholas is listed as being a farm hand, while Gertrude is a house wife. The value of their personal estate is $40. Nicholas and Gertrude where born in Germany while Mary was born in Michigan. Nicholas can read and write. |
|Census||7/19/1870 ||Hamtramck MI (Wayne County) ||40 yrs old |
|Dwelling Number 481; Family number 470:
Nicholas Michels (age 38),
Getrude Michels (age 33),
Mathilda (2), and
Peter (Aug 186910 months).
The census states the families home is worth $4,000 and their belongings at $400. Nicholas was born in Luxembourg, while Gertrude was born in Prussia. All the children were born in Michigan. the 3 oldest children have been attending school. |
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||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
||Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
||Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
||Edison invents the electric light bulb.
||The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
||Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
||First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
||NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
||An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
||Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
||The National League of Baseball is founded
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born on August 27, 1837 and died on February 28, 1905.
They were married 9/6/1859.
|The Children of Nicolaus G Michels|
Born in an unknown place on December 20, 1867 and died in an unknown location about 1968. She was about 100 years old.
Robert and Matilda had five children:
Matilda G (daughter, 1891),
Antoinette D (daughter, 1892),
Loyola Elizabeth(daughter, 1895),
Robert (son, 1897), and