Joseph De Chimay De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Ii, Ii (1836 - 1892)

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Joseph Chimay (de-Riquet-de-Caraman-Chimay) De Chimay
1836 - 1892
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October 9, 1836
Menars (41)
Death
March 29, 1892
Bruxelles (Belgique)
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Joseph De Chimay De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Ii, Ii was born on October 9, 1836 at Menars (41). He was born into the de-Riquet-de-Caraman-Chimay family and married into the De Chimay family. He died on March 29, 1892 at Bruxelles (Belgique) at 55 years of age.
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Joseph De Chimay De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Ii, Ii died on March 29, 1892 at Bruxelles (Belgique) at 55 years of age. He was born on October 9, 1836 at Menars (41). We are unaware of information about Joseph's surviving family.

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In 1836, in the year that Joseph De Chimay De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Ii, Ii 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 1844, Joseph was only 8 years old when on July 3rd, the last known pair of great auk were killed in Iceland. A flightless bird, the average auk was about 33 inches tall and weighed about 11 pounds with a black back and white belly. They were most often found along the coast of Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Canada Great Britain, Ireland - and sometimes as far south as Spain.

In 1868, by the time he was 32 years old, on July 9th, The Fourteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified. The Fourteenth Amendment guaranteed African Americans full citizenship and equal protection under the law. It also gave all persons in the United States due process of law. The former Confederate states hotly contested the amendment but were forced to go along so that they could regain representation in Congress

In 1883, at the age of 47 years old, Joseph was alive when on May 24th, the Brooklyn Bridge - one of the oldest bridges in the US - was opened to traffic. Bridge construction began in 1869 and took 14 years to complete.

In 1892, in the year of Joseph De Chimay De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Ii, Ii's passing, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

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