The Shemwell Family

Henry Neese SullivanAge: 66 years18471913

Henry Neese Sullivan
Given names
Henry Neese
Birth February 1847
MarriageRosa Anna BoydView this family

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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 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 14 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 19 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 19 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 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 -
MarriageMary Jane “Sis” HincheyView this family
March 8, 1873 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Martha J “Mattie” Sullivan
February 1874 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2Luther Thomas Sullivan
June 22, 1877 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#3Charles O “Charlie” Sullivan
September 18, 1879 (Age 32 years)
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 33 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Thomas “Bud” GlassMartha J “Mattie” SullivanView this family
June 2, 1889 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles Clifford Glass
October 1, 1892 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Claude Holmes Glass
August 8, 1895 (Age 48 years)
Death of a wifeMary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
June 28, 1897 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 51 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary LaRue Glass
April 20, 1899 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childLuther Thomas SullivanMay CarterView this family
June 26, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Thomas Sullivan “Tommy” Glass
January 26, 1902 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5William Carter Sullivan
April 20, 1902 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Martha Uldine Glass
September 6, 1904 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Charlotte Mae “Lottie” Glass
September 19, 1907 (Age 60 years)
Death of a daughterMartha J “Mattie” Sullivan
July 7, 1909 (Age 62 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 63 years)
Death March 5, 1913 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Prospect Cemetery
Family with Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey - View this family
Marriage: March 8, 1873Henry, Tennessee, United States
1 year
3 years
2 years
Charles O “Charlie” Sullivan
Birth: September 18, 1879 32 22Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 7, 1936North Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States
Family with Rosa Anna Boyd - View this family

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