The Shemwell Family

George T Blackwell

George T Blackwell
Given names
George T
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Elizabeth Blackwell
September 14, 1874
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#2Laura Emily “Emma” Blackwell
September 16, 1885
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
Marriage of a childSamuel Anderson ShemwellMary Elizabeth BlackwellView this family
November 1, 1898
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Clarice D Shemwell
September 6, 1899
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Grace Gertrude Shemwell
November 11, 1903
Marriage of a childMarcus Delumuel ShemwellLaura Emily “Emma” BlackwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
April 6, 1904
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Hazel O Shemwell
calculated 1905
Birth of a grandson
#4Thomas O Shemwell
September 20, 1905
Death of a grandsonThomas O Shemwell
February 1, 1906
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Laura Mabel Shemwell
June 22, 1907
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Mildred Drue Shemwell
December 4, 1907
Note: memorial says 26 APR 1906
Birth of a grandson
#7Marcus D Shemwell
August 22, 1910
Birth of a grandson
#8George William Shemwell
May 8, 1912
Death of a grandsonGeorge William Shemwell
August 15, 1913
Cause: Tuberculous
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Vera Orine Shemwell
June 10, 1914
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Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a grandson
#10Clarence Aaron “Pud” Shemwell
January 13, 1917
Death of a granddaughterHazel O Shemwell
September 11, 1918
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 -
Birth of a grandson
#11James E Shemwell
June 9, 1921
Death of a grandsonJames E Shemwell
September 6, 1922
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Margaret E Shemwell
August 10, 1923
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The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a granddaughterGrace Gertrude Shemwell
August 13, 1945
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945

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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -

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