The Shemwell Family

Greenbury Turner

Greenberry “Doc” TurnerAge: 91 years18521943

Greenberry “Doc” Turner
Given names
Birth September 24, 1852
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 14 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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 -
MarriageAnna Elizabeth “Annie” ShemwellView this family
August 1902 (Age 49 years)

Census May 5, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Proprietor - grist mill
1910 (Age 57 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 64 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 65 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 12, 1920 (Age 67 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 77 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 21, 1930 (Age 77 years)
Death of a wifeAnna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell
October 22, 1934 (Age 82 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 89 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 -
Death October 1, 1943 (Age 91 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Zion Cemetery
Last change September 22, 201609:11:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell - View this family
Greenbury TurnerGreenberry “Doc” Turner
Birth: September 24, 1852Cherokee, Georgia, United States
Death: October 1, 1943Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
Marriage: August 1902
William Nicholas McMahan + Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: March 31, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States
21 months
Mamie McMahan
Birth: about 1879 31 19Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
Elzira “Ella” McMahan
Birth: September 10, 1882 35 23Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1943West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States
3 years
7 years
Annie McMahan
Birth: October 17, 1891 44 32Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900Missouri, United States
3 years

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