John P Schiffer (1857 - 1892)

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Manhattan County, New York

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1857 - In the year that John P Schiffer was born, on October 13th, New York banks closed due to the Panic of 1857. The banks didn't reopen until December 12th.

1876 - John was 19 years old when on May 1st, Queen Victoria added the title Empress of India, a title held by British monarchs until 1948 - when India gained independence from the United Kingdom.

1886 - John was 29 years old when on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

1887 - At the age of 30 years old, John was alive when on January 28th, the largest recorded snowflakes fell in a snowstorm in Fort Keogh, Montana. They were supposed to have been 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick. A rancher in the area said that they were “larger than milk pans”. A Wild West tall tale? Not according to the Guinness World Records book.

1892 - In the year of John P Schiffer's passing, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

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John P Schiffer died on January 13, 1892 in New York at 35 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for John. He was born around 1857. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family.

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