The Shemwell Family

James Joshua HincheyAge: 80 years18551936

James Joshua Hinchey
Given names
James Joshua
Birth June 24, 1855 30 26
Birth of a sisterMary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
May 20, 1857 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 18 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a brotherIsaac Marion “Pute” Hinchey
December 31, 1859 (Age 4 years)
Census June 11, 1860 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Frank Hinchey
April 2, 1861 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterFrancis Ann “Fannie” Hinchey
February 20, 1863 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 12 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterLucy Hinchey
estimated 1868 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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 14 years)

Birth of a sisterPauline Caroline Hinchey
July 1870 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Vines Singleton
July 10, 1876 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageAnna Elizabeth “Linkie” AbernathyView this family
1880 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Zola Hinchey
September 1882 (Age 27 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Bartlett Hinchey
December 17, 1883 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2Adonis “Donis” Hinchey
December 2, 1884 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Beulah Hinchey
November 1889 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Ruth C Hinchey
July 1894 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#5Garth Luten Hinchey
October 31, 1895 (Age 40 years)
Death of a sisterMary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
June 28, 1897 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 -
Census June 4, 1900 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterPauline Caroline Hinchey
March 25, 1904 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Consumption - Tuberculosis
Death of a fatherJoshua Crude Hinchey
March 18, 1907 (Age 51 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 54 years)
Death of a motherMary Jane Waller
May 26, 1912 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Robbie Doris Williams
August 1, 1914 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childGarth Luten HincheyKatie Evlyn PinkstonView this family
May 18, 1916 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a childAdonis “Donis” HincheyCharlotte E “Lottie” DunneView this family
July 1, 1917 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ruby Lee Williams
September 3, 1917 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Jack Eugene Hinchey
November 14, 1917 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 61 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 62 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 -
Census January 3, 1920 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Harold Lloyd Hinchey
February 22, 1920 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Adonis Hinchey Jr.
December 16, 1920 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Elizabeth J Hinchey
1924 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Charles Lee “Buddy” Driskill
1925 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Joan Monroe
about 1925 (Age 69 years)
Death of a sisterLucy Hinchey
August 24, 1926 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 74 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 13, 1930 (Age 74 years)
Death of a wifeAnna Elizabeth “Linkie” Abernathy
December 13, 1935 (Age 80 years)
Death February 16, 1936 (Age 80 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Little Prairie Cemetery
Last change July 22, 201613:23:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1850
6 years
23 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
15 months
younger brother
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 Anna Elizabeth “Linkie” Abernathy - View this family
Marriage: 1880
3 years
2 years
Adonis “Donis” Hinchey
Birth: December 2, 1884 29 23Tennessee, United States
Death: June 2, 1953Mt. Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States
5 years
5 years
16 months
Garth Luten HincheyGarth Luten Hinchey
Birth: October 31, 1895 40 34Kentucky, United States
Death: March 28, 1959Hayti, Pemiscot, Missouri, United States

James Joshua Hinchey has 2 first cousins recorded

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