The Shemwell Family

Mary Elizabeth Freeland

Name
Mary Elizabeth Freeland
Given names
Mary Elizabeth
Surname
Freeland
Married name
Mary Elizabeth Dyson
Birth of a sisterMaria Rebecca Freeland
April 5, 1838

Birth of a sisterSallie Eliza Christiana Freeland
August 11, 1842
Death of a paternal grandmotherPriscilla Gover Sewall
February 25, 1843
Birth of a sisterFrances Diana Dare Freeland
November 9, 1844

Birth of a sisterAgnes Amelia Freeland
June 29, 1847

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a sisterAgnes Amelia Freeland
August 21, 1852

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
MarriageGeorge H DysonView this family
April 24, 1865
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Death of a motherElizabeth Crane
June 15, 1868

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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
Death of a sisterSallie Eliza Christiana Freeland
December 28, 1874
Burial of a sisterSallie Eliza Christiana Freeland
December 30, 1874
Cemetery: Saint Paul's Episcopal Cemetery
Note: Shemwell, Sallie [Mrs.]
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

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 fatherWilliam Ethelbert Freeland
October 5, 1884

Death of a sisterMaria Rebecca Freeland
September 17, 1886

Death of a brotherGeorge Thomas Freeland
November 14, 1892

Death of a sisterFrances Diana Dare Freeland
March 2, 1893

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 sisterVirginia Elvira Freeland
November 29, 1900

Death of a sisterZeanette Priscilla Freeland
October 23, 1903
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

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

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

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

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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
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Zeanette Priscilla Freeland
Birth: March 14, 1833 29 25Maryland, United States
Death: October 23, 1903Calvert, Maryland, United States
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Marriage: April 24, 1865Prince George's, Maryland, United States

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