The Shemwell Family

Caroline Virginia “Carrie” DareAge: 67 years18681936

Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare
Given names
Caroline Virginia
Birth September 1868 62 31
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 months)

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 sisterPriscilla A Dare
July 1870 (Age 22 months)
Census August 18, 1870 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 8, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Death of a motherCaroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell
April 27, 1914 (Age 45 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death January 20, 1936 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mt. Olivet Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 17, 1861St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
9 months
elder sister
Elizabeth Snowden Ann Dare
Birth: September 13, 1862 56 25Dares Landing, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 23, 1946Baltimore, Maryland, United States
6 years
Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare
Birth: September 1868 62 31Maryland, United States
Death: January 20, 1936Guilford, Howard, Maryland, United States
23 months
younger sister
Priscilla A Dare
Birth: July 1870 64 33Maryland, United States
Death: March 14, 1955

Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare has 20 first cousins recorded