The Shemwell Family

John Dustin BicknellAge: 73 years18381911

John Dustin Bicknell
Given names
John Dustin
Birth June 25, 1838
Attorney and investor

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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 7 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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 18 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 22 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 28 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 28 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 30 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 -
Religious marriageNancy Benevolence ChristianView this family
May 12, 1872 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Ellen Bicknell
December 3, 1872 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Edna Jane Bicknell
February 5, 1874 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#3John D Bicknell
1876 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 12, 1880 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childDr. Horace Getchell CatesMary Ellen BicknellView this family
June 15, 1895 (Age 56 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 59 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 sonJohn D Bicknell
1900 (Age 61 years)
Census June 6, 1900 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childDr Charles Perry BaggEdna Jane BicknellView this family
December 4, 1902 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1John Bicknell Bagg
March 14, 1904 (Age 65 years)
Note: Mare Island was a naval station
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Marion Nancy Bagg
June 10, 1909 (Age 70 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Charles Carroll Bagg
October 8, 1910 (Age 72 years)
Death July 7, 1911 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Inglewood Park Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201911:09:39

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Nancy Benevolence Christian - View this family
Marriage: May 12, 1872Pettis, Missouri, United States
7 months
Mary Ellen Bicknell
Birth: December 3, 1872 34 37Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: July 17, 1955Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
14 months
Edna Jane Bicknell
Birth: February 5, 1874 35 39Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: December 8, 1949Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
John D Bicknell
Birth: 1876 37 41Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: 1900Los Angeles, California, United States
John T Dobyns + Nancy Benevolence Christian - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: December 19, 1854Johnson, Missouri, United States

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