Johann August Keimel (1822 - 1901)

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August Keimel
1822 - 1901
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c. 1822
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October 16, 1901
Richmond County, New York United States
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Johann August Keimel was born c. 1822. He died on October 16, 1901 in New York at 79 years old.
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Johann August Keimel passed away on October 16, 1901 in New York at 79 years of age. He was born c. 1822. We have no information about August's family.

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In 1822, in the year that Johann August Keimel was born, was the year that coffee was no longer banned in Sweden. Originally used as a religious drink in Arabia more than 1100 years ago, coffee was banned in many European countries until the 18th century.

In 1860, at the age of 38 years old, August was alive when on December 20th, South Carolina seceded from the United States - the first state to do so. At the time, there were about 4 million people enslaved in the American South.

In 1876, at the age of 54 years old, August was alive when on June 4th, the Transcontinental Express - an express train - arrived in San Francisco, using the 7 year old transcontinental railroad line. It took 83 hours and 39 minutes from New York City - about 3.5 days - to cross the country.

In 1882, by the time he was 60 years old, on April 3rd, 34 year old outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back of the head by trusted friend and partner Robert Ford. Suspected of colluding with the Governor of Missouri, brothers Robert and Charley Ford were arrested, indicted, plead guilty, sentenced to be hung - then pardoned by the Governor. All in one day.

In 1901, in the year of Johann August Keimel's passing, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

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