The Shemwell Family

Annie Schultz DowellAge: 76 years18511928

Annie Schultz Dowell
Given names
Annie Schultz
Birth October 9, 1851 48 33
Birth of a brotherWilliam Henry Dowell
March 1, 1853 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Washington Dowell Jr.
December 26, 1854 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterEdith Virginia Dowell
April 12, 1859 (Age 7 years)
Never Married

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Shemwell
January 10, 1862 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 9 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 15 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 15 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 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 -
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Dowell Sr.
March 21, 1874 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 46 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 motherMary Eliza Shemwell
January 14, 1900 (Age 48 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 64 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 65 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 66 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 half-brotherSally Maria Dowell
May 15, 1923 (Age 71 years)
Death March 9, 1928 (Age 76 years)
Cemetery: Wesley Cemetery
Last change April 2, 201613:18:07

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: June 6, 1850Maryland, United States
16 months
Annie Schultz Dowell
Birth: October 9, 1851 48 33Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: March 9, 1928Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
17 months
younger brother
22 months
younger brother
younger sister
Edith Virginia Dowell
Birth: April 12, 1859 55 41Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: May 24, 1942Calvert, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Margaret Ireland - View this family
Marriage: July 16, 1833Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Ann B Fowler - View this family
Marriage: November 3, 1835Calvert, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Maria P Mitchell - View this family
Marriage: October 22, 1840Calvert, Maryland, United States
2 years
Sally Maria Dowell
Birth: November 12, 1842 39Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: May 15, 1923Calvert, Maryland, United States
1 year
3 years
George Thomas Henry Dowell
Birth: January 9, 1847 43Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: August 9, 1847Calvert, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Rebecca D - View this family
Marriage: September 21, 1848Calvert, Maryland, United States

Annie Schultz Dowell has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - George Washington Dowell - Household

Calvert, Maryland, USA

George Washington DowellWM24headS-Farmer & ???MDMDMD
Mary E. DowellWF59motherW-MDMDMD
Annie DowellWF27elder sisterS-MDMDMD
William H. DowellWM25elder brotherS-ClerkMDMDMD
Edith V. DowellWF20younger sisterS-MDMDMD
William S. ShemwellWM49BoarderS-MerchantMDMDMD
Susan BlakeBF28BoarderS-ServantMDMDMD
William JinkinsBM16BoarderS-ServantMDMDMD

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - George Washington Dowell - Household

George Washington DowellheadWMDec 185445M17--MDMDMDCircuit Court Judge
Martha Ellen wifeWFJun 186633M1722NJPNPN
Annie S. DowelldaughterWFJul 188613S---MDMDMDSchool
Arthur W. DowellsonWMNov 18909S---MDMDMDSchool
Annie S DowellsisterWFOct 185148S---MDMDMDAsst ? Work
Wm W. DukeboarderWMMay 187525S---MDMDMDJustice Peace
W. S. ShemwellboarderWMJan 183070S---MDMDMDMerchant
Thos R. KingboarderWMAug 187029S---MDMDMDClerk