The Shemwell Family

Ida Aldora GermainAge: 61 years18551916

Ida Aldora Germain
Given names
Ida Aldora
Married name
Ida Aldora Martin
Birth April 5, 1855
MarriageJohn Leonard MartinView this family

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 20 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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 daughter
#1Edith Blanche Martin
April 25, 1874 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2Harry Garrett Martin
November 18, 1876 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#3Erma Ida Martin
December 8, 1888 (Age 33 years)
Marriage of a childJames Harvey ShemwellEdith Blanche MartinView this family
June 19, 1894 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Genevieve Shemwell
May 6, 1896 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 5, 1900 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Franklin YoungEdith Blanche MartinView this family
March 1902 (Age 46 years)
Death of a daughterEdith Blanche Martin
April 13, 1905 (Age 50 years)
Cause: Uterine Hemmorage
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death May 22, 1916 (Age 61 years)
Family with John Leonard Martin - View this family
Edith Blanche MartinEdith Blanche Martin
Birth: April 25, 1874 22 19Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
Death: April 13, 1905San Joaquin, California, United States
3 years
Harry Garrett Martin
Birth: November 18, 1876 25 21Virginia City, Storey, Nevada, United States
Death: June 20, 1948Los Angeles, California, United States
12 years
Erma Ida Martin
Birth: December 8, 1888 37 33Carson City, Nevada, United States
Death: September 13, 1978Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States

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