Angelus Balkven (1831 - 1883)

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Strathfiel, Australia

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Strathfiel, Australia

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Father: Charles Balkven
Mother: Rozalie Latuer Balkven

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1831 - In the year that Angelus Balkven was born, on August 21st, in the United States, Nat Turner's slave rebellion broke out in Southampton County, Virginia. Rebel slaves, led by Nat Turner, killed from 55 to 65 people - the largest and deadliest slave uprising in U.S. history. The rebellion was suppressed after a few days and Virginia executed 56 slaves accused of being part of the rebellion although many were innocent. Nat Turner was captured on October 30th, tried, and hung on November 11th.

1839 - When this person was merely 8 years old, on January 2nd, the first photo of the Moon was taken by Louis Daguerre, known as the "father of photography". The following June, he applied for and got a patent for his camera - to which France acquired the rights in exchange for a lifetime pension for Louis and his co-inventor's nephew. The camera was available to the public by September. It cost 400 francs (about $50 US then, almost $1270 today) and weighed 120 pounds.

1858 - At the age of 27 years old, Angelus was alive when in July, the "Fifty-Niners" began the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Lasting until about 1861, gold fever hit western Kansas Territory and southwestern Nebraska Territory.

1870 - When this person was 39 years old, on January 26th, the state of Virginia rejoined the Union. On February 23rd, Mississippi was readmitted to the Union. On March 30th, Texas was readmitted to the Union. And on July 15th, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

1883 - In the year of Angelus Balkven's passing, on June 16th, children at a children's variety show in Victoria Hall began rushing the stage area and lobby for promised prizes. In the stampede, 183 children of the 1100 present - most of them 3 to 4 years old - were crushed and asphyxiated.

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Angelus Balkven died in 1883 in Strathfiel, Australia at 52 years old. No cause of death has been entered. Angelus was born in 1831. Angelus was born to Charles Balkven and Rozalie Latuer Balkven, and we currently have no other siblings in their family tree.

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