The Shemwell Family

Bettie V RogersAge: 26 years18561883

Name
Bettie V Rogers
Given names
Bettie V
Surname
Rogers
Birth May 30, 1856 32 23
Birth of a sisterElla Jane Rogers
May 5, 1859 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 30, 1860 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy L “Nannie” Rogers
July 21, 1862 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Jane Shemwell
December 4, 1862 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 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 brotherThomas W Rogers
November 3, 1865 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 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 12 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 August 2, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 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 3, 1880 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Notley Rogers
1881 (Age 24 years)
Death May 2, 1883 (Age 26 years)

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father
mother
Marriage: March 11, 1852Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
Ella Jane Rogers
Birth: May 5, 1859 35 26Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1949Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Thomas W Rogers
Birth: November 3, 1865 41 32Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1896Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

Bettie V Rogers has 14 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas N Rogers - Household

Jackson Twp, Johnson, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Thomas N Rogershead35MWfarmerVA
Sarah M Rogerswife27FWKY
Betty Rogersdaughter4FWMO
Ella Rogersdaughter1FWMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Thomas N Rogers - Household

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Rogers, Thomas Mhead43MWclerk in storeVA
Rogers, Sarahwife37FWKY
Rogers, Bettydaughter14FWMO
Rogers, Elladaughter10FWMO
Rogers, Nancydaughter9FWMO
Rogers, Thomasson5MWMO
Christian, Adeliasister in law21FWMO

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Thomas N Rogers - Household

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Rogers, T NWM55headM,machinistVAVAMD
Rogers, Sarah MWF47wifeMkeeping houseKYKYKY
Rogers, Bettie VWF24daughterSMOVAKY
Rogers, Ella JWF21daughterSMOVAKY
Rogers, Nannie LWF17daughterSMOVAKY
Rogers, ThomasWM14sonSMOVAKY