The Shemwell Family

Mary Jane “Sis” HincheyAge: 40 years18571897

Name
Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
Given names
Mary Jane
Surname
Hinchey
Married name
Mary Jane Sullivan
Nickname
Sis
Birth May 20, 1857 32 28
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
Birth of a brotherIsaac Marion “Pute” Hinchey
December 31, 1859 (Age 2 years)
Census June 11, 1860 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Frank Hinchey
April 2, 1861 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterFrancis Ann “Fannie” Hinchey
February 20, 1863 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 3 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a sisterSarah Catherine “Kate” Hinchey
October 26, 1867 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 9 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterLevis Hinchey
estimated 1869 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 20, 1870 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterPauline Caroline Hinchey
July 1870 (Age 13 years)
MarriageHenry Neese SullivanView this family
March 9, 1873 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mattie J Sullivan
February 1874 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#2Thomas Sullivan
calculated 1876 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Vines Singleton
July 10, 1876 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#3Charlie Sullivan
calculated 1879 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Bartlett Hinchey
December 17, 1883 (Age 26 years)
Death June 28, 1897 (Age 40 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Prospect Cemetery
Last change September 9, 201815:39:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Additional Info
http://www.rawbw.com/~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?11188

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1850
6 years
elder brother
23 months
herself
3 years
younger brother
15 months
younger brother
William Frank Hinchey
Birth: April 2, 1861 36 32Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 8, 1945Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
23 months
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Sarah Catherine “Kate” Hinchey
Birth: October 26, 1867 42 38Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 28, 1944Henry, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Levis Hinchey
Birth: estimated 1869 43 39Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death:
19 months
younger sister
Family with Henry Neese Sullivan - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 9, 1873Henry, Tennessee, United States
1 year
daughter
Mattie J Sullivan
Birth: February 1874 27 16Tennessee, United States
Death: July 7, 1909Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
Thomas Sullivan
Birth: calculated 1876 28 18Tennessee, United States
Death:
4 years
son
Charlie Sullivan
Birth: calculated 1879 31 21Tennessee, United States
Death:
Henry Neese Sullivan + Rosa Anna Boyd - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:

Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Joshua Crude Hinchey - Household

Henry, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Joshua C Hincheyhead35MWFarmerNC
Mary J Hincheywife30FWVA
J J Hincheyson4MWTN
Mary Hincheydaughter3FWTN
Pewt? Hincheyson1MWTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Joshua Crude Hinchey - Household

Dist. 2 Paris, Henry, Tennessee, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Joshua Crude Hinchey45MWFarmerNC
M J Hinchey41FWVA
Jas J Hinchey14MWTN
M J Hinchey12FWTN
I M Hinchey10MWTN
W F Hinchey8MWTN
A E Hinchey6FWTN
C Hinchey3FWTN
Levis Hinchey11mFWTN

Notes: Living in same household with brother William & family

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