The Shemwell Family

Almarinda J Sherrod1840

Almarinda J Sherrod
Given names
Almarinda J
Married name
Almarinda J Driskill
Birth 1840 37 34
Birth of a sisterHarriet Sherrod
1845 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterAngeline T Sherrod
1847 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Hester Sherrod
January 1848 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 6 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 sisterCornelia E Sherrod
1849 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterJosephine Sherrod
1850 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 17 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census September 13, 1860 (Age 20 years)
MarriageGeorge DriskillView this family
September 11, 1861 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 21 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 27 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 27 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 29 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherSamuel Sherrod
after June 18, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Death of a motherPiety E Horn
after June 18, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 58 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 76 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 77 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 78 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 sisterMary Hester Sherrod
January 7, 1922 (Age 82 years)
Note: Muhlenberg, Kentucky, USA
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 89 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 101 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 106 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -

Last change May 14, 202011:51:42

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 10, 1829Todd, Kentucky, United States
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elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
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elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
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younger sister
3 years
younger sister
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younger sister
2 years
younger sister
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Family with George Driskill - View this family
Marriage: September 11, 1861Todd, Kentucky, United States

Almarinda J Sherrod has 6 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Sherrod - Household

Elkton, Todd, Kentucky

Sam Sherrodhead59MWFarmerKY
P E Sherrodwife54FWKY
N R Sherroddaughter20FWKY
M J Sherroddaughter18FWKY
Hester Sherroddaughter16FWKY
Harriet Sherroddaughter14FWKY
A T Sherroddaughter12FWKY
Josephine Sherroddaughter10FWKY