The Shemwell Family

Rosa Anna BoydAge: 75 years18721947

Name
Rosa Anna Boyd
Given names
Rosa Anna
Surname
Boyd
Married name
Rosa Anna Sullivan
Birth August 19, 1872

MarriageHenry Neese SullivanView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 5 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 25 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a husbandHenry Neese Sullivan
March 5, 1913 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 43 years)

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 (Age 44 years)

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 (Age 45 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 57 years)

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 (Age 69 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 73 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death December 7, 1947 (Age 75 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Prospect Cemetery
Family with Henry Neese Sullivan - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
Henry Neese Sullivan + Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: March 9, 1873Henry, Tennessee, United States
1 year
step-daughter
Mattie J Sullivan
Birth: February 1874 27 16Tennessee, United States
Death: July 7, 1909Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
step-son
Thomas Sullivan
Birth: calculated 1876 28 18Tennessee, United States
Death:
4 years
step-son
Charlie Sullivan
Birth: calculated 1879 31 21Tennessee, United States
Death:

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