The Shemwell Family

John Alexander HuntAge: 82 years18301913

John Alexander Hunt
Given names
John Alexander
Birth May 16, 1830 33 30
Birth of a brotherJames Wiseman Hunt
November 2, 1832 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 19 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a brotherLevi Bunyan Hunt
April 22, 1835 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a brotherBenoni Smith Hunt
March 25, 1837 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherDaniel Whitmore Hunt
May 1, 1840 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
August 1, 1842 (Age 12 years)
Death of a motherNancy Davis
before January 19, 1846 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 15 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 -
MarriageElizabeth TiltView this family
September 22, 1849 (Age 19 years)
Death of a brotherJames Wiseman Hunt
September 23, 1855 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 26 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Ann Hunt
February 6, 1860 (Age 29 years)
Census August 27, 1860 (Age 30 years)
Death of a daughterElizabeth Ann Hunt
September 17, 1861 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nancy Henrietta Hunt
February 6, 1863 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 30 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 -
Birth of a son
#3John Alexander Hunt Jr
August 3, 1866 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherDaniel Durham Hunt
October 7, 1866 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 36 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 36 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a son
#4Daniel Richard Hanson Hunt
July 12, 1868 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sonDaniel Richard Hanson Hunt
August 29, 1868 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 38 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 July 20, 1870 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 5, 1880 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherLevi Bunyan Hunt
May 14, 1890 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childEdgar Martindale AllredNancy Henrietta HuntView this family
November 19, 1890 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandchild
#1Infant Allred
July 1897 (Age 67 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Tilt
July 22, 1897 (Age 67 years)
Death of a grandchildInfant Allred
July 1897 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 67 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 -
Census June 21, 1900 (Age 70 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Alexander Hunt JrMary Ann MorrisView this family
April 10, 1907 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Jane Hunt
April 22, 1908 (Age 77 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
September 29, 1909 (Age 79 years)
Death January 23, 1913 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: St. Charles Cemetery
Identification number

Last change December 27, 202114:16:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1826
3 years
elder sister
Susan Jane Hunt
Birth: October 15, 1828 31 28Smith, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 22, 1908Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
19 months
3 years
younger brother
James Wiseman Hunt
Birth: November 2, 1832 35 32Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 23, 1855Moab, Grand, Utah, United States
3 years
younger brother
Levi Bunyan Hunt
Birth: April 22, 1835 38 35Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 14, 1890St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
23 months
younger brother
Benoni Smith Hunt
Birth: March 25, 1837 40 37Smith, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1918St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
3 years
younger brother
Daniel Whitmore Hunt
Birth: May 1, 1840 43 40Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 14, 1919St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
2 years
younger sister
Nancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
Birth: August 1, 1842 45 42Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 29, 1909Utah, United States
Father’s family with Susannah “Susan” Davis - View this family
Susannah “Susan” Davis
Birth: July 14, 1801 35Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 27, 1850Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Family with Elizabeth Tilt - View this family
Marriage: September 22, 1849Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
10 years
Elizabeth Ann Hunt
Birth: February 6, 1860 29 26Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
Death: September 17, 1861Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
3 years
Nancy Henrietta Hunt
Birth: February 6, 1863 32 29Idaho, United States
Death: December 13, 1944Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
4 years
John Alexander Hunt Jr
Birth: August 3, 1866 36 32St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
Death: September 1, 1926Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
23 months
Daniel Richard Hanson Hunt
Birth: July 12, 1868 38 34St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
Death: August 29, 1868St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

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