The Shemwell Family

Emma Inez WaltonAge: 78 years18531931

Emma Inez Walton
Given names
Emma Inez
Married name
Emma Inez Christian
Birth January 19, 1853
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 -
Religious marriageWilliam Lemuel ChristianView this family
September 29, 1872 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Burt Walton Christian
January 23, 1874 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Floy Christian
November 5, 1875 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#3Odette Christian
1879 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Perry Christian
February 13, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Census June 24, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Eva Christian
August 26, 1882 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#6Albert Ross Christian
April 26, 1886 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Lula Christian
March 15, 1889 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Inez Mary Christian
April 12, 1894 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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 -
Marriage of a childClarence E RichardsFloy ChristianView this family
1899 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Dorothy Louise Richards
April 1900 (Age 47 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Perry ChristianRose BradyView this family
November 11, 1904 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childHunter Cleveland CristOdette ChristianView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 28, 1906 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dorothy Christian Bradley
October 5, 1907 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Burt Christian Jr
1908 (Age 54 years)
Census May 6, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childWalter Richard YoungerLula ChristianView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 5, 1912 (Age 59 years)
Death of a granddaughterDorothy Christian Bradley
May 8, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4James Christian Younger
May 30, 1914 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Albert Rice Christian
October 13, 1914 (Age 61 years)
Death of a daughterOdette Christian
November 1, 1916 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 62 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 63 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 64 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Emma Jane Christian
June 16, 1919 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Ernest Leon Christian
April 21, 1921 (Age 68 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Lemuel Christian
April 2, 1925 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Inez Virginia Younger
1929 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 76 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 77 years)
Death May 5, 1931 (Age 78 years)

Cemetery: White Rose Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Family with William Lemuel Christian - View this family
Marriage: September 29, 1872Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
16 months
21 months
Floy Christian
Birth: November 5, 1875 38 22Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: 1942Sarasota, Florida, United States
4 years
Odette Christian
Birth: 1879 41 25Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: November 1, 1916Kansas City, Kansas, United States
13 months
William Perry Christian
Birth: February 13, 1880 42 27Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: July 11, 1953Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States
3 years
Eva Christian
Birth: August 26, 1882 44 29Missouri, United States
Death: November 2, 1953Fresno, California, United States
4 years
3 years
Lula Christian
Birth: March 15, 1889 51 36Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: October 10, 1945Santa Barbara, California, United States
5 years

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William Lemuel Christian - Household

Kingsville, Johnson, Missouri, United States

Christian, William LWM42headMLumber dealerMONCKY
Christian, Emma IWF24wifeMkeeping houseILMOMO
Christian, Burt WM6sonSMOMOIL
Christian, FloyWF5daughterSMOMOIL
Christian, OdeWF2daughterSMOMOIL
Christian, William PWM4 monthssonSMOMOIL

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Emma Inez Walton - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Christian, Emma IheadWFJan185347M2788ILMENH
Christian, Perry WsonWMFeb188020SMOMOILforeman blind factory
Christian, Eva LdaughterWFMar188217SMOMOILtelephone operator
Christian, RosssonWMApr188614SMOMOIL
Christian, Lulu MdaughterWFMar188911SMOMOIL
Christian, Inez MdaughterWFApr18946MMOMOIL

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Lemuel Christian - Household

Craig, Okahoma, United States

Christian, William LheadMW72M37MOKYKY
Christian, Emma IwifeFW63M3788ILMEVT
Christian, Lula MdaughterFW21SMOMOIL
Christian, Inez daughterFW16SMOMOIL