The Shemwell Family

Mary Jane SikesAge: 70 years18451916

Name
Mary Jane Sikes
Given names
Mary Jane
Surname
Sikes
Married name
Mary Jane Cherry
Birth March 29, 1845
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 9 months)
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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Civil marriageJohn Randolph CherryView this family
January 25, 1865 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 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
Birth of a son
#1William H Cherry
February 4, 1866 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 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 21 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#2Estella Meletha “Stella” Cherry
August 2, 1868 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 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
Birth of a daughter
#3Lucy McKinsey Cherry
June 17, 1870 (Age 25 years)
Census August 2, 1870 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4James Calvin Cherry
March 26, 1873 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5Zalmon Alfons “Jack” Cherry
February 23, 1875 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sonWilliam H Cherry
May 28, 1877 (Age 32 years)
Immigration 1878 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Mary Earl “Mollie” Cherry
February 8, 1878 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 19, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Mattie Mae “Monni” Cherry
April 17, 1881 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#8John Melvin Cherry
February 10, 1883 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Edward BuckEstella Meletha “Stella” CherryView this family
November 23, 1884 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#9Norman Franklin Cherry
January 28, 1885 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a childThomas L “Tom” BuckLucy McKinsey CherryView this family
calculated 1895 (Age 49 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruth Elizabeth Buck
1896 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Theade Cornelia Buck
March 11, 1898 (Age 52 years)
Marriage of a childHenry Vermon FitzhughMattie Mae “Monni” CherryView this family
June 22, 1898 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 53 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
Marriage of a childZalmon Alfons “Jack” CherryViola Samatha DeeringView this family
November 6, 1898 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Lilllie May Fitzhugh
June 2, 1899 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJames Calvin CherryMary E “Mollie” BowmanView this family
December 17, 1899 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4John Harley Earl Cherry
May 22, 1900 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5William Lee Buck
June 3, 1900 (Age 55 years)
Census July 7, 1900 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Floy Inez Fitzhugh
February 3, 1901 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Jewel Fannie Cherry
July 27, 1901 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8James May “Jim” Buck
March 8, 1902 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Hubert Cherry
August 7, 1902 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Estell Carter Cherry
December 13, 1903 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Melvin CherryVie Annie AtwoodView this family
January 17, 1904 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Gretchen Fitzhugh
May 4, 1904 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Rev. John Milton Buck
October 7, 1904 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13William Odel Cherry
January 8, 1905 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Flora Kathleen Cherry
August 4, 1905 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Modenia Fitzhugh
March 24, 1906 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Zona Inez Cherry
November 27, 1906 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Annette Cherry
March 12, 1907 (Age 61 years)
Associate: Jeanette Claud Cherry
Birth of a granddaughter
#18Jeanette Claud Cherry
March 12, 1907 (Age 61 years)
Associate: Annette Cherry
Birth of a granddaughter
#19Bessie Lee Fitzhugh
June 5, 1908 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph Johnson JacobsMary Earl “Mollie” CherryView this family
July 20, 1908 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20Minnie Pauline Cherry
April 5, 1909 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Mary Lometa Cherry
December 15, 1909 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#22Sarah Jane Cherry
January 28, 1910 (Age 64 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 65 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#23Clarice Faye Fitzhugh
August 29, 1910 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#24Estella Mae Buck
October 13, 1910 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#25William Bowman Cherry
January 30, 1912 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#26Dorothy Elizabeth Fitzhugh
February 20, 1913 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#27Johnnie Magdalene Cherry
March 10, 1913 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#28Norman Curtis Cherry
February 23, 1914 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#29Mary Lorie “Myrt” Fitzhugh
September 3, 1915 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#30Jessie Beatrice Cherry
November 1, 1915 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 70 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death January 21, 1916 (Age 70 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Asbury Cemetery
Last change June 3, 202009:56:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with John Randolph Cherry - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 25, 1865Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
son
William H Cherry
Birth: February 4, 1866 24 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 28, 1877Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
daughter
Estella Meletha “Stella” Cherry
Birth: August 2, 1868 26 23Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1960Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
22 months
daughter
3 years
son
23 months
son
3 years
daughter
Mary Earl “Mollie” Cherry
Birth: February 8, 1878 36 32Coffee, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 28, 1957Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
3 years
daughter
22 months
son
2 years
son
Norman Franklin Cherry
Birth: January 28, 1885 43 39Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
Death: March 14, 1951Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States

No family available

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - John Randolph Cherry - Household

Dover, Stewart, TN

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Cherry, Johnhead28MWTN
Cherry, Marywife25FWTN
Cherry, Williamson4MWTN
Cherry, Estelladaughter1FWTN
Addams, Mary45FWTN

Who is Mary Adams?

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Randolph Cherry - Household

Hood, Texas

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Cherry, John RWM39headMFarmerTNTNTN
Cherry, JaneWF35wifeMKeeping HouseTNTNTN
Cherry, StellaWF12daughterSTNTNTN
Cherry, LucyWF10daughterSTNTNTN
Cherry, JimWM8sonSTNTNTN
Cherry, ZalmonWM5sonSTNTNTN
Cherry, MollieWF3daughterSTNTNTN

Next door to brother Joseph Cherry -b

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John Randolph Cherry - Household

Hood, Texas, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Cherry, John RheadWMDec184158M30TNTNKYfarmer
Cherry, Mary JwifeWFFeb184555M3098TNTNTN
Cherry, MolliedaughterWFFeb187822STNTNTN
Cherry, MelvinsonWMFeb188317STXTNTNfarm laborer
Cherry, Norman sonWMJan188514STXTNTNfarm laborer
Cherry, HarleynephewWMDec187920STNTNTNfarm laborer
Cherry, WilliambrotherWMNov184356STNTNTNfarmer

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Randolph Cherry - Household

Hood, Texas, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Cherry, John RheadMW68M145TNTNTNfarmer
Cherry, Mary JwifeFW65M4598TNTNTN
Cherry, Norman FsonMW25STXTNTNengineerrailroad

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Randolph Cherry - Household

Hood, Texas

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Cherry, John RheadMW68M45TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Cherry, Mary JwifeFW65M4598TNTNTN
Cherry, Norman FsonMW25STXTNTNEngineerRailroad