The Shemwell Family

Rebecca Caroline HinchAge: 89 years18431933

Rebecca Caroline Hinch
Given names
Rebecca Caroline
Married name
Rebecca Caroline Skillern
Birth August 19, 1843 39 42
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Molly” Shemwell
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.
October 18, 1846 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Death of a motherAnn “Anna” Parham
March 1, 1859 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 13 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a fatherJohn Hinch
July 25, 1862 (Age 18 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Jackson Hinch
after 1862 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 17 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 -
MarriageJames Audley SkillernView this family
May 2, 1867 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 23 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 23 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a son
#1James Ross Skillern
May 24, 1868 (Age 24 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 25 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 -
Birth of a son
#2John Curtis Skillern
February 28, 1870 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a son
#3Neal S Skillern
April 13, 1872 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a son
#4Lether Franklin Skillern
April 5, 1874 (Age 30 years)

Death of a brotherJames Nathaniel Hinch
after 1874 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#5Maravine Martha Skillern
July 18, 1879 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Annie Jane Skillern
January 14, 1882 (Age 38 years)

Death of a sonLether Franklin Skillern
after 1895 (Age 51 years)

Death of a grandsonCharles Wheeler Skillern
after 1897 (Age 53 years)

Death of a grandsonRalph William Skillern
after 1897 (Age 53 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 54 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 -
Death of a sonJames Ross Skillern
October 23, 1898 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Harmon Hinch
March 7, 1899 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Boggus McReynoldsAnnie Jane SkillernView this family
1907 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Hinch
March 23, 1909 (Age 65 years)
Death of a husbandJames Audley Skillern
February 10, 1910 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann Hinch
May 11, 1911 (Age 67 years)
Death of a daughterAnnie Jane Skillern
after 1912 (Age 68 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Curtis Hinch
1916 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 72 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a sonJohn Curtis Skillern
January 2, 1918 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 73 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 74 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 -
Death of a sonNeal S Skillern
August 10, 1921 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 86 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death March 13, 1933 (Age 89 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1824
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Andrew Jackson Hinch
Birth: about 1833 29 31Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1862Morgan, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Thomas Harmon Hinch
Birth: October 9, 1839 35 38Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1899Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Family with James Audley Skillern - View this family
Marriage: May 2, 1867Tennessee, United States
13 months
James Ross Skillern
Birth: May 24, 1868 28 24
Death: October 23, 1898Tennessee, United States
21 months
John Curtis Skillern
Birth: February 28, 1870 30 26
Death: January 2, 1918Tennessee, United States
2 years
2 years
5 years
Maravine Martha Skillern
Birth: July 18, 1879 39 35
Death: December 25, 1942Tennessee, United States
3 years

Rebecca Caroline Hinch has 39 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (39)

Parents Lloyd Selby + Rebecca Parham
1Allen Selby18201820
2Asbery Selby18201820
3Elva Selby18201820
4Joshua Selby18201820
5Simeon Selby18211861
6Mary Ann Selby18221886
7Catherine Selby18241863
9William W Selby18251864
10Elizabeth J Selby18291887
Parents Johnson Parham + Drucilla Selby
1Elizabeth Parham18191899
2John Parham18201865
3Martha Ann Parham18221890
5Isaac Parham18281870
7Allen Parham18321915
8Mary Parham18341911
Parents Shemwell Parham + Christiana Gibbons
3Allen Parham18351905
5Elvia Parham1840
Parents Allen Parham + Lucy Hariett Tollette
1Mary Parham18231824
3Alexander Parham18251825
4Infant Parham18261827
5Elizabeth Parham18271860
6Elvina Parham18281842
7Anna Parham18301831
8John Parham18311832
10Allen Parham Jr.18341898
11Shemwell Parham18351935
14Rebecca Parham18431934
15Sarah Parham18441845
16Lucy Parham18481848