The Shemwell Family

William Frank HincheyAge: 83 years18611945

Name
William Frank Hinchey
Given names
William Frank
Surname
Hinchey
Birth April 2, 1861 36 32
Birth of a sisterFrancis Ann “Fannie” Hinchey
February 20, 1863 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 6 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 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 5 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 7 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 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 9 years)
Birth of a sisterPauline Caroline Hinchey
July 1870 (Age 9 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Vines Singleton
July 10, 1876 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Bartlett Hinchey
December 17, 1883 (Age 22 years)
Death of a sisterMary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
June 28, 1897 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 sisterPauline Caroline Hinchey
March 25, 1904 (Age 42 years)
Cause: Consumption - Tuberculosis
Death of a fatherJoshua Crude Hinchey
March 18, 1907 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherMary Jane Waller
May 26, 1912 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 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 55 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 56 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 68 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
Death of a brotherJames Joshua Hinchey
February 16, 1936 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherIsaac Marion “Pute” Hinchey
April 1, 1940 (Age 78 years)
Burial of a brotherIsaac Marion “Pute” Hinchey
April 2, 1940 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Bevel Cemetery
Death of a sisterSarah Catherine “Kate” Hinchey
March 28, 1944 (Age 82 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 80 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
Death February 8, 1945 (Age 83 years)
Address: 2469 Harvard St.
Burial
Cemetery: Little Prairie Cemetery
Last change April 30, 201809:52:34

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: about 1850
6 years
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
15 months
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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

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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