The Shemwell Family

Ann Adline SwitzerAge: 79 years18361915

Name
Ann Adline Switzer
Given names
Ann Adline
Surname
Switzer
Married name
Ann Adline Rearden
Birth May 15, 1836
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 9 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
MarriageJason Betal ReardenView this family
September 18, 1856 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Wesley Rearden
July 10, 1857 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 20 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
#2Thomas Judge Rearden
1859 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 24 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
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Viola Rearden
March 19, 1867 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 30 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 30 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 32 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
Birth of a son
#4George Pearce Rearden
May 21, 1871 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Addie Lee Rearden
September 18, 1874 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a son
#6Walter Eugene Rearden
March 14, 1876 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a son
#7Luther E Rearden
July 1878 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 41 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Marriage of a childJohn Wesley ReardenMartha Frances “Fannie” HunterView this family
December 15, 1881 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Martha Mae “Mattie” Rearden
May 14, 1883 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Lewis J Rearden
July 1886 (Age 50 years)
Death of a husbandJason Betal Rearden
April 15, 1888 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Osa George “Osie” Rearden Sr.
November 19, 1888 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Wesley Hunter “Wessie” Rearden
January 25, 1891 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Homer A Rearden
April 4, 1895 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Addie K Rearden
January 1897 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Brooksie Rearden
June 20, 1897 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 61 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 9, 1900 (Age 64 years)
Death of a daughterAddie Lee Rearden
March 20, 1911 (Age 74 years)
Death August 18, 1915 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery