The Shemwell Family

Mary Nancy “Nannie” GlennAge: 72 years18641936

Mary Nancy “Nannie” Glenn
Given names
Mary Nancy
Married name
Mary Nancy Hall
Married name
Mary Nancy Gorrell
Birth March 1864 40 35
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 2 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 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 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 brotherGeorge F Glenn
August 29, 1874 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageJoshua S HallView this family
1891 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Maude Edomson “Maudie” Hall
October 30, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherLeander Montgomery Glenn
1897 (Age 32 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 -
Census June 4, 1900 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Rachel Sherrod
1904 (Age 39 years)

Death of a sisterBetty Edmonson Glenn
about 1908 (Age 43 years)

Death of a husbandJoshua S Hall
before 1910 (Age 45 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 46 years)
Note: Who is M?? Glenn.. it says grandson but Nannie only had 1 child- Maud. It does say Ed and Maud have a child who would be her grand child but could not be M?? Glenn who is 14. -b
MarriageAbram Walker “Abe” GorrellView this family
between 1911 and 1920 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Corbett Sullivan
May 17, 1911 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Geneva Sullivan
October 25, 1917 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 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 -
Death of a grandsonCorbett Sullivan
July 28, 1925 (Age 61 years)
Cause: Acute gastritis & Lobar pneumonia
Marriage of a childJames Samuel SherrodMaude Edomson “Maudie” HallView this family
about 1929 (Age 64 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherJames William “Jimmy” Glenn
December 19, 1930 (Age 66 years)
Cause: Measles
Birth of a grandson
#3James Willard Sherrod
March 6, 1931 (Age 67 years)
Death April 19, 1936 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change December 20, 202118:19:21

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
-8 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Family with Joshua S Hall - View this family
Marriage: 1891Todd, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Family with Abram Walker “Abe” Gorrell - View this family
Abram Walker “Abe” Gorrell
Birth: August 17, 1860Kentucky, United States
Death: July 30, 1938Simpson, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: between 1911 and 1920

Mary Nancy “Nannie” Glenn has 8 first cousins recorded