The Shemwell Family

Martha H WallerAge: 69 years18501920

Name
Martha H Waller
Given names
Martha H
Surname
Waller
Birth October 1850 59 47
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Singleton
estimated 1850
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a brotherWilliam M Waller
March 14, 1861 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 10 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 16 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 16 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 18 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
Death of a fatherIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Vines Singleton
July 10, 1876 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 27 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 30 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 47 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 61 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 65 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 66 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 67 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 before 1920 (Age 69 years)
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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
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
John William Waller
Birth: estimated 1839 48 35Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1880Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Simeon R Waller
Birth: estimated 1844 53 40Tennessee, United States
Death: Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
elder sister
5 years
herself
Martha H Waller
Birth: October 1850 59 47Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1920Liberty Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States

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