The Shemwell Family

Ella Jane RogersAge: 90 years18591949

Ella Jane Rogers
Given names
Ella Jane
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 -
Census June 30, 1860 (Age 13 months)
Birth of a sisterNancy L “Nannie” Rogers
July 21, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJane 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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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-
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
Death December 12, 1949 (Age 90 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Crown Hill Cemetery
Last change July 24, 201911:20:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 11, 1852Saline, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder sister
Bettie V Rogers
Birth: May 30, 1856 32 23Missouri, United States
Death: May 2, 1883
3 years
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
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’s wife
Marriage: before 1882
14 months

Ella Jane Rogers has 17 first cousins recorded