LeMay/Cassidy/Lalley/Yancy family timeline

Ferdinand LeMay, 2nd ggf

Event colors

100 AD

299c39 =birth
e78cc6 =marriage
8f634b =divorce
080707 = death
8dc6de = moving/migration
b552ad =US national events
d67322 = US social events
808080 =Natural disasters
ba1c58 =war or military service

Birth

17 Dec 1836

2ggf
Born in Lotbiniere, Quebec, Canada.

Ferdinand marries Lucy Wells

1858

2ggp
In Kankakee, Il.

Edward A LeMay born

1 April 1859

ggf
In Kankakee, Il.

Lucy and Edward LeMay move to Eagan, MN

1860

Probably from Illinois

Ferdinand LeMay enlists in Civil War

23 October 1863

Volunteer 2nd Minnesota Light Battery, along with three of his brothers, two of whom serve.

MAL

27 June 1896

gm
in North Dakota

Marriage of MAL and CMC

3 Nov 1920

gp
Their children under Cas

Death of MAL

9 Nov 1982

Bryan Cassidy

1st Wisconsin State Fair in Janesville

1851

Lincoln spoke in Janesville

October 1, 1859 - October 3, 1859

Birth CMC

16 Jan 1890

gf
In Minnestoa

CMC in WWI

1917 - 1919

gf
1919 is ca

Marriage of CMC and MAL

3 Nov 1920

gp
Children under Cas

Birth of MJC

25 Feb 1932

Death of CMC

12 Aug 1950

gf

Luke Lalley

Birth WOM

7 Jan 1930

Marriage WOM and MJC

1 Sept 1956

Their children under McC

Death WOM

10 April 2005

William Mann Yancy

McC

Historical events

Charlevoix earthquake in Quebec

5 Feb 1663

Along the St. Lawrence River. Estimated magnitude 7.3-7.5. Happened at 5:30pm local time.

Irish Famine 18th century

1740 - 1741

Due to extreme cold crops died 38% of Irish population died. See also Year of Slaughter.

The French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Between New France (Canada), their Native American allies and the American colonies of Great Britain. Called in New France La guerre de la Conquête ("The War of Conquest"). Also called The Seven Years War. There were battles along the St. Lawrence River.

American war of independence

1775 - 1783

War of 1812

18 June 1812 - 18 Feb 1815

Between England, US, and France. There were battles along the St. Lawrence River.

Illinois become the 21st state

3 Dec 1818

Prior to that, Illinois Territory.
US events=b552ad

Missouri becomes the 24th state

10 Aug 1821

Prior to that, Missouri Territory

Texas Revolution

2 Oct 1835 - 21 April 1836

Against Mexico. Included the Alamo. Resulted later in the Mexican-American War in 1846

Arkansas becomes 25th state

16 June 1836

Prior to that, Arkansas Territory.

Irish potato famine

1845 - 1852

Texas becomes the 28th state

18 Dec 1845

Prior to that, Republic of Texas.

Mexican-American War

25 April 1846 - 2 Feb 1848

Wisconsin becomes the 30th state

29 May 1848

Prior to that, Wisconsin Territory

Crimean War

October 1853 - February 1856

Before US Civil War. Used railways, telegraph, and photography

Grand Excursion

June 5, 1854 - June 8, 1854

Chicago to St. Paul MN by railway and steamboat. Celebrated the railway connection from Atlantic to Mississippi--the farthest reaches of the US at that time. Atlantic Ocean water poured in the Mississippi. Repeated in 2004.

Castle Garden Immigra NY

1855 - 1890

Minnesota becomes the 32nd state

11 May 1858

Prior to that, Minnesota Territory.

US Civil War

1861 - 1865

My participants: 2ggf Ferdinand LeMay for union
2ggf William Mann Yancy for confederacy

Homestead Act

20 May 1862

162 acres in the Indian Territories.

Mother Jones active in Chicago

1870 - 1880

Great Chicago Fire

8 Oct 1871 - 10 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, WI Firestorm; Great Michigan Fire, lower Michigan

8 Oct 1871

All on the same day as the start of the Great Chicago Fire.

Point Huron Fire, Michigan.

8 October 1871

Blizzard ending cattle industry

November, 1886 - March, 1887

Midwest, Canada to Mexico

Schoolhouse or Children’s Blizzard

12 Jan 1888 - 13 Jan 1888

Idaho to Minnesota, and Canada to Texas.

South Dakota becomes the 40th state

2 Nov 1889

Prior was part of the Dakota Territory

North Dakota becomes the 39th state

2 Nov 1889

. Prior part of the Dakota Territory

Montana becomes the 41st state

8 Nov 1889

Prior to that, Montana Territory

Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota

29 Dec 1890

Ellis Island

1892 - 1954

Chicago World Fair

1 May 1893 - 30 Oct 1893

World's Columbian Exposition

Spanish-American War

25 April 1898 - 12 Aug 1898

Family participants: Cpt. Edward A LeMay, cousin of my ggf

Filipino Rebellion

4 Feb 1899 - 15 June 1913

Against US troops following the Spanish-American war. The formal war period was shorter, but there were conflicts during this entire span of dates.

US completion of the Panama canal

1904 - 1914

My participants: Cpt. EAL

Mexican Revolution

1910 - 1920

US involvement 1914-1916

Great Fire of 1910

08/20/1910 - 08/21/1910

Firestorm in northern Rockies including Idaho and western Montana. Largest wildfire in US history.

World War I

28 July 1914 - 11 Nov 1918

US involvement from 6 April 1917
My participants:gf CMC
bil of gm, WP

Flu epidemic-worldwide

March 1918 - Dec 1920

g-aunt AL
ggm EL

Prohibition in US

16 January 1920 - 7 April 1933

Voting for women/19th Amendment passes

18 Aug 1920

Fire in National Archives in Washington DC

1921

Destroys most of the 1890 census

FDR president

1933 - April 1945

Establishment of Social Security

1935

World War II

1 Sept 1939 - 2 Sept 1945

US involvement 7 Dec 1941 to 2 Sept 1945.
My participants: uncles CFC, RC and FC

Korean War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

Vietnam War

1 Nov 1955 - 30 April 1975

US invasion of Granada

25 Oct 1983 - Dec 1983

Gulf War/Operation Desert Storm

2 Aug 1990 - 28 Feb 1991

Afghanistan invasion by US

7 Oct 2001 - 31 Dec 2013

Iraqi War/Second Gulf War

20 March 2003 - Dec 2011