Harry Kisiah

1876–1940 (Age 64)
Lewistown Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Kisiah was born in 1876, in Lewistown Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Kisiah, was 51 and his mother, Mary Scott, was 38. He died in 1940, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Kisiah
1825–1905
Mary Scott
1838–
Milton Kisiah
1852–1936
Arabella Or Bell Kisiah
1858–1914
M. Lucy Kisiah
1863–
Edwin Kissiah Or Kissah
1869–1870
Luella Kisiah
1872–
Janice Or Jenny Kisiah
1874–1940
Harry Kisiah
1876–1940
William Kisiah
1879–1920

Parents and Siblings

    Male1825–1905Male

    Mary Scott

    Female1838–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 1

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 17

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

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