The Shemwell Family

Mary Virginia SexsonAge: 42 years18581901

Name
Mary Virginia Sexson
Given names
Mary Virginia
Surname
Sexson
Married name
Mary Virginia Edwards
Birth August 15, 1858 36 32
MarriageEdwardsView this family
unknown

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
Birth of a brotherElmore Jefferson “Elmer” Sexson
May 6, 1861 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMartha Marie Sexson
September 18, 1864 (Age 6 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherDavid Acuff
March 18, 1865 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 8 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 8 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 9 years)
Birth of a brotherIsaac William Sexson
November 1, 1869 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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 11 years)
Death of a sisterHenrietta Jane Sexson
1878 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 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 22 years)

Death of a brotherJames David Sexson
January 17, 1887 (Age 28 years)
Death of a brotherIsaac William Sexson
August 27, 1892 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherLemuel Boone Sexson
December 25, 1893 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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 40 years)

Death April 19, 1901 (Age 42 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
elder brother
Winfield Scott Sexson
Birth: February 20, 1849 27 23Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: October 22, 1914Coles, Illinois, United States
3 years
elder sister
Elizabeth Laura Sexson
Birth: March 24, 1852 30 26Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: December 29, 1880
16 months
elder brother
William Joel Sexson
Birth: July 17, 1853 31 27Greene, Indiana, United States
Death: April 27, 1943Greene, Indiana, United States
14 months
elder brother
Joel Mallicoat Sexson
Birth: September 7, 1854 32 28Monroe, Indiana, United States
Death: July 2, 1909
16 months
elder 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
herself
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
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husband
herself
Mary Virginia Sexson
Birth: August 15, 1858 36 32Indiana, United States
Death: April 19, 1901Shelby, Illinois, United States
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