The Shemwell Family

Winfield Scott SexsonAge: 65 years18491914

Name
Winfield Scott Sexson
Given names
Winfield Scott
Surname
Sexson
Birth February 20, 1849 27 23
MarriageLurania Ann LakeView this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterElizabeth Laura Sexson
March 24, 1852 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Joel Sexson
July 17, 1853 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJoel Mallicoat Sexson
September 7, 1854 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherJincy Mallicoat
August 10, 1855 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherJames David Sexson
January 15, 1856 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Virginia Sexson
August 15, 1858 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherElmore Jefferson “Elmer” Sexson
May 6, 1861 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterMartha Marie Sexson
September 18, 1864 (Age 15 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherDavid Acuff
March 18, 1865 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherCommodore P Sexson
February 25, 1868 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a brotherIsaac William Sexson
November 1, 1869 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 June 1, 1870 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterHenrietta Jane Sexson
1878 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a sisterElizabeth Laura Sexson
December 29, 1880 (Age 31 years)

Death of a brotherJames David Sexson
January 17, 1887 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherIsaac William Sexson
August 27, 1892 (Age 43 years)
Death of a fatherLemuel Boone Sexson
December 25, 1893 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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
Death of a brotherSarah Sexson
March 14, 1899 (Age 50 years)

Death of a sisterMary Virginia Sexson
April 19, 1901 (Age 52 years)
Death of a motherMary “Polly” Acuff
March 8, 1906 (Age 57 years)
Death of a wifeLurania Ann Lake
August 8, 1906 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherJoel Mallicoat Sexson
July 2, 1909 (Age 60 years)

Death October 22, 1914 (Age 65 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 15, 1842Monroe, Indiana, United States
4 years
elder brother
Sarah Sexson
Birth: estimated 1845 23 19Indiana, United States
Death: March 14, 1899
2 years
elder sister
Henrietta Jane Sexson
Birth: January 3, 1847 25 21Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: 1878Shelby, Illinois, United States
2 years
himself
Winfield Scott Sexson
Birth: February 20, 1849 27 23Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: October 22, 1914Coles, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Laura Sexson
Birth: March 24, 1852 30 26Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: December 29, 1880
16 months
younger brother
William Joel Sexson
Birth: July 17, 1853 31 27Greene, Indiana, United States
Death: April 27, 1943Greene, Indiana, United States
14 months
younger brother
Joel Mallicoat Sexson
Birth: September 7, 1854 32 28Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: July 2, 1909
16 months
younger brother
James David Sexson
Birth: January 15, 1856 34 30Indian Creek, Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: January 17, 1887Lenora, Norton, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Mary Virginia Sexson
Birth: August 15, 1858 36 32Indiana, United States
Death: April 19, 1901Shelby, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger brother
Elmore Jefferson “Elmer” Sexson
Birth: May 6, 1861 39 35Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: February 8, 1931
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Commodore P Sexson
Birth: February 25, 1868 46 42Shelby, Illinois, United States
Death: July 2, 1955Shelby, Illinois, United States
20 months
younger brother
Isaac William Sexson
Birth: November 1, 1869 47 44Shelby, Illinois, United States
Death: August 27, 1892Shelby, Illinois, United States
Family with Lurania Ann Lake - View this family
himself
Winfield Scott Sexson
Birth: February 20, 1849 27 23Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: October 22, 1914Coles, Illinois, United States
wife
Lurania Ann Lake
Birth: January 17, 1857Illinois, United States
Death: August 8, 1906Matton, Coles, Illinois, United States
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