The Shemwell Family

Joseph Kenner1815

Name
Joseph Kenner
Given names
Joseph
Surname
Kenner
Birth about 1815
MarriageEllen M TabbView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 17 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 20 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#1David Smith Kenner
August 9, 1849 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Susan A Kenner
March 25, 1854 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#3Andrew Jackson Kenner
May 13, 1859 (Age 44 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 42 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a son
#4James Thomas Kenner
February 28, 1865 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 46 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 52 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 54 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 63 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 65 years)
Marriage of a childJames Thomas KennerMary Nancy “Mollie” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 13, 1892 (Age 77 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Zeb Kenner
June 28, 1893 (Age 78 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Robert B Kenner
September 11, 1897 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 83 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 85 years)
Death of a sonDavid Smith Kenner
August 17, 1900 (Age 85 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Claude Kenner
May 20, 1902 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 101 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 102 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 103 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Deathunknown

Last change October 27, 201918:00:09

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Ellen M Tabb - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
David Smith Kenner
Birth: August 9, 1849 34 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1900Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
daughter
5 years
son
Andrew Jackson Kenner
Birth: May 13, 1859 44 44
Death: June 1, 1930Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
6 years
son
son
daughter
daughter

No family available

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Kenner - Household

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Kenner, JosephWM65HeadMFarmer
Kenner, Ellen MWF55WifeMKeeping house
Kenner, Napoleon BWM38SonS
Kenner, Mary EWF32DaughterS
Kenner, Sarah FWF18DaughterS
Kenner, James TWM15SonSKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Thomas Kenner - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, KY

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Kenner, JamesheadWMFeb186535M8KYKYVAFarmer
Kenner, Mary NwifeWFOct186534M833MOMOKY
Kenner, ZebsonWMJun18936SKYKYMO
Kenner, Robert SsonWMSep18972SKYKYMO
Kenner, JosephusfatherWMDec181485WdKYNCKYFarm Laborer

Mary says 3 children only 2 are listed