Bernhard J Decking (1836 - 1894)

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Bernhard J Decking
1836 - 1894
updated February 06, 2019
Bernhard J Decking was born around 1836. He died on September 2, 1894 in New York at age 58.


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Bernhard J Decking died on September 2, 1894 in New York at age 58. He was born around 1836. We have no information about Bernhard's family.
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In 1836, in the year that Bernhard J Decking was born, on June 15th, Arkansas was the 25th state admitted into the United States of America - and the 13th slave state in the Union. Originally part of the Louisiana Purchase, the area became the Territory of Arkansas in 1819 and the Territory immediately began the process of expelling native Americans to west of the Mississippi.

In 1841, he was merely 5 years old when on March 4th, William Henry Harrison was inaugurated as the ninth President of the United States. On April 4th, President Harrison died of pneumonia, becoming the first President who died in office - as well as the American president with the shortest term ever served. Vice-President John Tyler immediately became the tenth President of the United States.

In 1878, by the time he was 42 years old, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

In 1888, he was 52 years old when on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

In 1894, in the year of Bernhard J Decking's passing, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

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around 1891  - Jun 18, 1891
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around 1879 - Feb 17, 1901
Lizzie Decking
around 1845 - Jun 14, 1899
James R Decking
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United States
Peter A Decking
Born: around 1918
New Jersey, United States
Daniel R Decking
Born: around 1925
United States
Bernard Decking
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Other Bios

Florence Decking
around 1891  - Jun 18, 1891
John Decking
around 1879 - Feb 17, 1901
Lizzie Decking
around 1845 - Jun 14, 1899
Charles Deckinger
around 1835 - Jan 8, 1907
Estelle Deckinger
around 1878 - Mar 6, 1943
Fanny Deckinger
around 1849 - Aug 9, 1894
Florence Deckinger
around 1911 - Mar 10, 1912
Isac Deckinger
around 1828 - Apr 3, 1914
Joseph Deckinger
around 1844 - Jun 3, 1911
Julia Deckinger
around 1842 - Mar 8, 1898
Matilda Deckinger
around 1890 - Feb 24, 1891
Max Deckinger
around 1873 - Oct 24, 1947
Moses Deckinger
around 1837 - Nov 2, 1928
Rachel Deckinger
around 1858 - Jun 28, 1908
Scenora Deckinger
around 1877 - Feb 15, 1947
William Deckinger
around 1907 - Mar 8, 1915
Female Deckiter
around 1940 - Jan 1, 1942
John Deckkers
around 1918  - Nov 13, 1918
Anna Deckler
around 1888 - Feb 14, 1942
Daniel Deckler
around 1850 - Oct 17, 1914
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