The Shemwell Family

Amanda Malvina ColeAge: 78 years18241903

Amanda Malvina Cole
Given names
Amanda Malvina
Married name
Amanda Malvina Moss
Birth August 5, 1824
MarriageWilliam Daniel “Broddie” MossView this family

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 7 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 11 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Elizabeth Moss
January 7, 1853 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 32 years)

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 36 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 42 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 42 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 44 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 53 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childEdward Boyd HewellMary Elizabeth MossView this family
January 28, 1879 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas Charles “Charley” Hewell
March 31, 1880 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lura Amanda Hewell
August 25, 1881 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Oscar Edward “Sonny” Hewell
December 3, 1882 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Robert Emmett Hewell
July 21, 1886 (Age 61 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Daniel “Broddie” Moss
March 31, 1890 (Age 65 years)
Death of a daughterMary Elizabeth Moss
June 25, 1894 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 73 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 July 12, 1903 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Moss-King Cemetery
Family with William Daniel “Broddie” Moss - View this family
William Daniel “Broddie” Moss
Birth: September 16, 1822Warren, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 31, 1890Christian, Kentucky, United States
Amanda Malvina Cole
Birth: August 5, 1824Warren, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 1903Lafayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States

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