The Shemwell Family

Mary Alice BinghamAge: 66 years18581925

Mary Alice Bingham
Given names
Mary Alice
Birth August 1858 33 25
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 1, 1860 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a brotherF E Bingham
about 1861 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Harshberger
after 1860 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterMargaret V “Maggie” Bingham
February 1865 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 8 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 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterPenelope Thompson “Nellie” Bingham
August 25, 1868 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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 -
Census June 10, 1870 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Herbert Bingham
June 1871 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 6, 1880 (Age 21 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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 -
Death of a brotherF E Bingham
before 1900 (Age 41 years)

Census June 26, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Death of a fatherCapt. George Bingham
September 1, 1904 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret V “Maggie” Bingham
1905 (Age 46 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Edgar “Willie” Bingham
February 27, 1911 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherMinerva Valdenar
June 13, 1916 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 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 58 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 59 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 -
Census January 3, 1920 (Age 61 years)
Death March 3, 1925 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Last change May 31, 202115:25:54

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: March 30, 1854Saline, Missouri, United States
1 year
elder brother
John Bingham
Birth: about April 9, 1855 30 22
Death: November 3, 1855Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder brother
17 months
Mary Alice Bingham
Birth: August 1858 33 25Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: March 3, 1925Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
F E Bingham
Birth: about 1861 36 28Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900
4 years
younger sister
Margaret V “Maggie” Bingham
Birth: February 1865 40 32Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: 1905Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
George Herbert Bingham
Birth: June 1871 46 38Saline, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 1932Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, United States

Mary Alice Bingham has 21 first cousins recorded