Saturday, July 15, 2017

Saint Louis, Missouri Basic Timeline

This is a very basic timeline the has some events that may have affected your ancestors lives.  Click here for links to photos, letters, documents, etc. that have connections to St. Louis. Click here for the counties of Missouri.  Click here for other States.

1764 St. Louis Founded by Pierre Laclede
1775 - 1783 American Revolution
1780 Indian Attack
1800 St. Louis becomes part of Louisiana
1804 St. Louis is part of the U.S. territory through the Louisiana Purchase
1818 Saint Louis Academy founded
1819 Erin Benelovent Society Founded
1821 Saint Louis becomes part of the new state of Missouri
1822 City of St. Louis incorporated
1844 Anti - Immigration unrest
1849 Cholera Outbreak
1849 Large Fire
1849 Bellefontaine Cemetery Established
1857 St. Louis Fire Department Established
1861-1865 Civil War
1866 Cholera Outbreak
1871 St. Louis tornado
1877 City Secedes from the county
1894 Union Station opens
1904 St. Louis World Fair opens
1914 - 1918 WW1
1939-1945 WW2

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