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Eugenia Marie Irr 

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Victor A. Irr
10/22/1832 - 4/19/1902


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Eugenia Marie Irr
7/21/1857 - 12/8/1912
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Eugenia Marie Irr was born on July 21, 1857 in Erie County, New York and died on December 8, 1912 in Gardenville, Erie County, New York. She lived to be 55 years old.

Her parents were Victor A. Irr and Barbara Amann both were born in Alsace,France.
Census7/12/1860 Lancaster village NY (Erie County) 2 yrs old 
Page 81 -Victor Irr (age 28), Barbara Irr (24), Eugenie Irr (3), Anthony Irr (3 mos) All children were born in NY, Victor and Barbara were born in France. Victor is a teacher. Their personal value is $600  
Census9/5/1870 West Seneca NY (Erie County) 13 yrs old 
page 20, #142 -Victor Irr (age 38), Barbara Irr (36), M. Eugenie Irr (13), M. Antoinette Irr (10), Valerie M. Irr (7), B. Emelie Irr (5), F. Victor Irr (3), Mathilda Irr (1)All children were born in NY, Victor and Barbara were born in France. Victor works as a magistrate and a grocer. Their home is valued at $3500, personal at $1200  
Census6/1/1875 West Seneca NY (Erie County) 17 yrs old 
Victor Irr (age 43), Barbara Irr ( 41), M. Eugenie Irr (17), M. Antionette Irr (15), Valerie M Irr (12) B. Emelie Irr (9), Victor F Irr (7), Mathilda Irr (5), M. Coelistine Irr (3), Anthony J. B. Irr (1). Victor and Barbara were born in France, all children in Erie County , NY. They live in a frame house, valued at $2000 and they own their land. Victor is a grocer  
Census6/12/1880 Eldred PA (McKean County) 22 yrs old 
Page 253 , #124- William Duringer (age 30)-restaurant keeper, Elizabeth Duringer (29), Jennie Duringer (5), Florence Duringer (1), Eugenia Irr (22), servant-George Treankle (23), border -William Minahan (21). All born in NY. Eugenia is a servant that keeps house, her parents were born in France.  
Census6/7/1900 Elma NY (Erie County) 42 yrs old 
Recorded as dwelling #52: Aloise Dusch (age 48, born May 1852), Eugunie (wife, age 42, born July 1857), Joseph (son, age 16, born March 1884), Victorica (daughter, 14, born July 1885), and Eugene (son, 11, born Oct. 1888). They have been married 18 years and Eugunie has given birth to 3 children and all are still living. Everyone was born in New York except Aloise who was born in France (as were both of his parents). Both of Eugunie's parents were also born in France. Aloise is working as a blacksmith and his oldest son, Joseph, is an apprentice blacksmith. Joseph and the younger children are attending school. All can read, write and speak English.

West Seneca, Erie Co., NY - #199 -Victor Ive (age 68, Oct. 1831), Barbara Ive (66, Nov. 1833), Selestine Ive (27, Aug. 1872), Anthony J. Ive (25, Dec. 1874), Cecilia Ive (20, Sept. 1879), Victor was born in Germany and immigrated in 1853. Barbara was born in Germany and immigrated in 1837. All children born in NY. Victor and Barbara have been married 43 years, they have had 10 children, all are living. Victor is a justice of the peace.  
Census1/1/1910 Elma NY (Erie County) 52 yrs old 
page 1, #12 -Alouis Dusch (age 58), Eugenie Dusch (52), Eugene A. Dusch (21), Edward Krah (14). They live on Blarcum Road.Eugenie and Eugene were born in NY.Eugenie's parents were born in Germany. Alouis was born in Germany, as were his parents. Alouis and Eugenie have been married 28 years, they have 5 children, all are living. Alouis and Eugene are blacksmiths at the horse school. 
Graveyard/Tombstone12/8/1912 Gardenville NY (Erie County) 55 yrs old 
Eugenia M. Dusch -mother- born June 21, 1857 - died Dec.8, 1912

Alois Dusch -born May 22, 1852 -died July 2, 1914

Victor A. Irr Oct. 22, 1832 - April 19, 1902
Barbara Irr Nov. 26, 1834 - Sept. 4, 1922
Fourteen Holy Helpers Cemetery 

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2 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
8 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
12 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
20 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
22 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
32 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
38 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
40 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
43 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
43 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
44 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
45 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
46 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
47 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
49 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
49 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
49 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
55 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
4 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
5 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
25 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
28 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
51 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
55 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
3 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
5 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
6 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
8 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
11 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
18 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
19 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
52 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
53 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
52 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
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Aloise Dusch
Born on May 22, 1852 and died on July 2, 1914
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Joseph Bernard Dusch
Born somewhere in New York on March 7, 1889 and died in Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York on September 10, 1961. He was 72 years old.

His father, Aloise Dusch was born in France and immigrated in 1872 to the United States.
Eugenia (1913)
Elmer A. (1916)
Elbira (1922)
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