The Shemwell Family

Missouri Anna ConwayAge: 82 years18481931

Name
Missouri Anna Conway
Given names
Missouri Anna
Surname
Conway
Married name
Missouri Anna Kennedy
Also known as
Anna M. Conway
Birth December 1848 63 48
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 18 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 18 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 20 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
MarriageWilliam H KennedyView this family
October 5, 1871 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherJames Conway
December 24, 1871 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Garland Kennedy
September 3, 1873 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a motherMartha E. Stanfield
before January 27, 1892 (Age 43 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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
Death of a husbandWilliam H Kennedy
1900 (Age 51 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Don Hugo Tucker
February 2, 1903 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lola Mae Tucker
April 15, 1905 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Hessie Willa Tucker
January 19, 1907 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4Dallas Cody Tucker
April 25, 1910 (Age 61 years)

Death of a grandsonDallas Cody Tucker
April 25, 1910 (Age 61 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 67 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 68 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 69 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death March 12, 1931 (Age 82 years)
Burial March 13, 1931 (1 day after death)
Last change February 24, 201809:54:01

by: Barry Shemwell