The Shemwell Family

Nancy Elizabeth Waller1834

Name
Nancy Elizabeth Waller
Given names
Nancy Elizabeth
Surname
Waller
Married name
Nancy Elizabeth Stokes
Birth about 1834 43 30
Death of a paternal grandfatherDaniel Waller
May 7, 1834
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 21 months)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a brotherJames M Waller
about 1836 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn William Waller
estimated 1839 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMatilda J Waller
estimated 1840 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Eliza Waller
January 1842 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherSimeon R Waller
estimated 1844 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia W Waller
estimated 1846 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 12 years)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a sisterMartha H Waller
October 1850 (Age 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Singleton
estimated 1850 (Age 16 years)
Census December 27, 1850 (Age 16 years)
MarriageDavid M StokesView this family
November 22, 1853 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Andrew M Stokes
about 1858 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 23 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a daughter
#2James W Stokes
about 1859 (Age 25 years)
Census September 4, 1860 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam M Waller
March 14, 1861 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 27 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 33 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 33 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 35 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 1, 1870 (Age 36 years)
Death of a fatherIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Vines Singleton
July 10, 1876 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 44 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 brotherJohn William Waller
December 25, 1880 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 64 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 sisterMary Jane Waller
May 26, 1912 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 82 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 83 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 84 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/
Death of a sisterMartha H Waller
before 1920 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 95 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 107 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
Deathunknown

Last change October 11, 202016:01:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 25, 1828Brunswick, Virginia, United States
7 months
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
William M Waller
Birth: about 1833 42 29Tennessee, United States
Death: March 14, 1861Pope, Arkansas, United States
2 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
John William Waller
Birth: estimated 1839 48 35Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1880Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Simeon R Waller
Birth: estimated 1844 53 40Tennessee, United States
Death: Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Martha H Waller
Birth: October 1850 59 47Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1920Liberty Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States
Family with David M Stokes - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 22, 1853Henry, Tennessee, United States
5 years
son
2 years
daughter

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Isaac Holmes Waller - Household

Henry, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Isaac H Wallerhead60MWFarmerVA
Rebecca Wallerwife47FWVA
William M Wallerson17MWFarmerTN
Nancy E Wallerdaughter16FWTN
James M Wallerson14MWTN
John W Wallerson12MWTN
Matilda J Wallerdaughter10FWTN
Ann Eliza Wallerdaughter8FWTN
Simeon R Wallerson6MWTN
Virginia W Wallerdaughter4FWTN
Martha H Wallerdaughter10mFWTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - David M Stokes - Household

Griffin, Pope, Arkansas

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
David M Stokeshead30MWCarpenterNC
Nancy E Stokeswife25FWTN
Andrew M Stokesson2MWAR

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Isaac Holmes Waller - Household

Gally Rock, Pope, Arkansas

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Waller, Isaac Hhead80MWFarmerVA
Waller, Rebeccawife67FWKeeping HouseVA
Waller, Marthadaughter20FWAt HomeTN
Stokes, Elizabethdaughter35FWAt HomeTN
Stokes, Andrew Mgrand son13MWLaborerTN
Stokes, James Wgrand son11FWAt HomeTN
Craig, William25MWFarmerAR
Linton, Christopher C18MWLaborerAR