The Shemwell Family

Leander Montgomery GlennAge: 73 years18241897

Leander Montgomery Glenn
Given names
Leander Montgomery
Birth 1824

MarriageElizabeth Rachel SherrodView this family

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 8 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 11 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 22 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 -
Birth of a son
#1George F Glenn
March 17, 1856 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#2James William “Jimmy” Glenn
May 30, 1858 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 33 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a son
#3Miles Glenn
1860 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Nancy “Nannie” Glenn
March 1864 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 37 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 43 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 43 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 45 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 -
Death of a sonGeorge F Glenn
August 29, 1874 (Age 50 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ollie Shaw Glenn
December 8, 1884 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ancus Glenn
1886 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Iris Glenn
1887 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childJames William “Jimmy” GlennKatie Lofene ShemwellView this family
1889 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Lamara “Morie” Glenn
September 19, 1890 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Warner Lee Glenn
January 1891 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childJoshua S HallMary Nancy “Nannie” GlennView this family
1891 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Maude Edomson “Maudie” Hall
October 30, 1892 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Pearl Glenn
1893 (Age 69 years)
Associate: Earl Glenn
Birth of a grandson
#8Earl Glenn
1893 (Age 69 years)
Associate: Pearl Glenn
Death 1897 (Age 73 years)

Family with Elizabeth Rachel Sherrod - View this family
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