The Shemwell Family

Mary Jane “Sis” HincheyAge: 40 years18571897

Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
Given names
Mary Jane
Married name
Mary Jane Sullivan
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 -
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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterLucy Hinchey
estimated 1868 (Age 10 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 -
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 -
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)
Cemetery: Prospect Cemetery
Last change February 13, 202019:09:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1850
6 years
elder brother
23 months
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
14 months
younger sister
Lucy Hinchey
Birth: estimated 1868 42 38Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 24, 1926Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Family with Henry Neese Sullivan - View this family
Marriage: March 9, 1873Henry, Tennessee, United States
1 year
Mattie J Sullivan
Birth: February 1874 27 16Tennessee, United States
Death: July 7, 1909Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
4 years
Henry Neese Sullivan + Rosa Anna Boyd - View this family
husband’s wife

Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey has 2 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

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

Henry, Tennessee

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

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