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Missouri Anna ConwayAge: 82 years18481931

Name
Missouri Anna Conway
Given names
Missouri Anna
Surname
Conway
Married name
Missouri Anna Kennedy
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
before 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)
Last change June 15, 201913:28:21

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
James Conway
Birth: 1785Virginia, United States
Death: December 24, 1871Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: April 15, 1817Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
32 years
herself
Missouri Anna Conway
Birth: December 1848 63 48Spencer, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 12, 1931Logan, Kentucky, United States
Family with William H Kennedy - View this family
husband
herself
Missouri Anna Conway
Birth: December 1848 63 48Spencer, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 12, 1931Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: October 5, 1871Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
23 months
daughter

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