The Shemwell Family

Mary Seabury GrandinAge: 78 years18571935

Mary Seabury Grandin
Given names
Mary Seabury
Married name
Mary Seabury Bennett
Birth May 1857 43 29
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Shemwell
January 10, 1862 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 3 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 9 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 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Virginia Grandin
December 20, 1875 (Age 18 years)

Death of a sisterAnn Virginia Grandin
November 11, 1876 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Louise Bennett
January 1879 (Age 21 years)
Religious marriageAndrew Jackson BennettView this family
October 28, 1879 (Age 22 years)
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Grandin Lyne Bennett
September 8, 1882 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3Gatewood Seabury Bennett
March 31, 1884 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joshua Marsden Bennett
October 1, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJoshua Marsden Grandin
1897 (Age 39 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 40 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 1, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Death of a motherAnn Dove Shemwell
February 5, 1907 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 58 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 59 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 60 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 -
Marriage of a childJoshua Marsden BennettMargaret M DingemannView this family
Type: Religious marriage
March 1, 1919 (Age 61 years)
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 62 years)
Death of a husbandAndrew Jackson Bennett
December 6, 1928 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 72 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 72 years)
Death June 24, 1935 (Age 78 years)

Last change May 19, 201918:43:46

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Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 19, 1841St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
16 years
19 years
younger sister
Ann Virginia Grandin
Birth: December 20, 1875 61 48
Death: November 11, 1876Maryland, United States
Family with Andrew Jackson Bennett - View this family
Marriage: October 28, 1879Washington, District of Columbia, United States
-9 months
4 years
Grandin Lyne Bennett
Birth: September 8, 1882 30 25Virginia, United States
Death: April 11, 1987
19 months
Gatewood Seabury Bennett
Birth: March 31, 1884 32 26Maryland, United States
Death: December 30, 1960Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
9 years
Joshua Marsden Bennett
Birth: October 1, 1892 40 35Maryland, United States
Death: June 15, 1947Warth, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

Mary Seabury Grandin has 21 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Joshua Marsden Grandin - Household

Grandin, Joshuahead56MWministerNY
Grandin, Ann wife44FWMD
Grandin, Marydaughter12FWMD

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Jane Shemwell - Household

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Lambeth, JaneWF54headWdkeeping boarding houseMDMDDC
Lambeth, IdaWF24daughterSMDMDMD
Lambeth, ElizabethWF22daughterSclerk Treasury DeptPAMDMD
Lambeth, Sarah AWF20daughterSat homeMDMDMD
Lambeth, William SWM18sonSclerk clothing storeMDMDMD
Grandin, Ann DWF52sisterWdMDMDDC
Bennett, Andrew JWM26boarderMclerk clothing storeVAVAVA
Bennett, Mary SWF20boarderMMDMDMD

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Andrew J Bennett - Household

St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

Bennett, AndrewheadWMApr185545M23VAVAVAclerk
Bennett, MarywifeWFMay185743M2044MDNYMD
Bennett, LouisedaughterWFJan187921SDCVAMD
Bennett, GrandinsonWMSep188019SVAVAMD
Bennett, Gatewood SsonWMMar188416SMDVAMD
Bennett, MarsdensonWMSep18918SMDVAMD
Grandin, Ann Dmother in lawWFJun182772WdMDMDMD

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Andrew Jackson Bennett - Household

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Bennett, Andrew JheadMW67MVAVAVAclerk salesmandepartment store
Bennett, Mary SwifeFW59MMDNYMD
Bennett, Grandin LsonMW37SVAVAMDagentreal estate
Bennett, Gatewood SsonMW35SMDVAMDagentreal estate

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Mary Seabury Grandin - Household

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Bennett, Mary SheadFW70WdMDNYMD
Bennett, Grandin LsonMW47SVAVAMDsalesmanreal estate
Bennett, Gatewood SsonMW45SMDVAMDsalesmanreal estate