The Shemwell Family

Leonard B ParchmanAge: 72 years18531926

Name
Leonard B Parchman
Given names
Leonard B
Surname
Parchman
Birth October 22, 1853
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 7 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 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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
MarriageLenora N “Nora” SeayView this family
December 26, 1876 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Stella May Parchman
November 17, 1886 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Emma Parchman
March 10, 1892 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Willie L Parchman
1896 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 44 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 62 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruby Lee Slaughter
September 2, 1917 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 63 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 64 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Louise Slaughter
1920 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Philip Slaughter
November 13, 1921 (Age 68 years)
Death of a granddaughterMary Louise Slaughter
1923 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Leonard H Slaughter
August 1, 1924 (Age 70 years)
Death March 18, 1926 (Age 72 years)
Burial
Cemetery: McMillan Cemetery
Last change June 19, 201618:49:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lenora N “Nora” Seay - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 26, 1876Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
10 years
daughter
Stella May Parchman
Birth: November 17, 1886 33 30Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 22, 1937Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
5 years
daughter
Emma Parchman
Birth: March 10, 1892 38 35Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 15, 1933Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
5 years
daughter

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