The Shemwell Family

Ella Jane RogersAge: 90 years18591949

Name
Ella Jane Rogers
Given names
Ella Jane
Surname
Rogers
Married name
Ella Jane Bradley
Birth May 5, 1859 35 26
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 13 months)
Birth of a sisterNancy L “Nannie” Rogers
July 21, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Jane Shemwell
December 4, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 22 months)

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 6 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 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 7 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 9 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 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 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 21 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Notley Rogers
1881 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterBettie V Rogers
May 2, 1883 (Age 23 years)

Religious marriageJohn A BradleyView this family
September 8, 1891 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherThomas W Rogers
December 1, 1896 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 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 57 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 58 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/
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Death of a motherSarah Melvina Christian
December 30, 1926 (Age 67 years)
Cause: Heart disease
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 70 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a sisterNancy L “Nannie” Rogers
May 13, 1933 (Age 74 years)
Census April 1, 1940 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 82 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 86 years)
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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death December 12, 1949 (Age 90 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Crown Hill Cemetery
Last change July 24, 201911:20:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 11, 1852Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
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
Family with John A Bradley - View this family
husband
herself
Ella Jane Rogers
Birth: May 5, 1859 35 26Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1949Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 8, 1891Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
John A Bradley + - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: before 1882
14 months
step-son

Ella Jane 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

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - John A Bradley - Household

Sedalia Twp, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Bradley, John AheadWMJan184654M9ILKYKYsalesman wholesale
Bradley, Ella JwifeWFMay185941M900MOVAKY
Bradley, John HsonWMFeb188317SMOILMO
Rogers, Sarah Mmother in lawWFDec183367Wd42KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Ella Jane Rogers - Household

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Bradley, Ella JheadFW50Wd00MOVAKY
Christian, Sarah MmotherFW75Wd52KYKYKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Ella Jane Rogers - Household

Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Bradley, Ella JheadFW60WdMOVAKYseamstressretail clothing
Rogers, Sarah MmotherFW86WdKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Ella Jane Rogers - Household

Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

NameInfoRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Bradley, Ella lodgerFW81WdMOSedaliaPettisMO