The Shemwell Family

Andrew CookAge: 32 years18381870

Andrew Cook
Given names
Birth 1838
Birth of a brotherIra Cook
about 1838
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 23, 1860 (Age 22 years)
Death of a brotherFielding Cook
December 28, 1864 (Age 26 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Note: Prisoner of War
Birth of a daughter
#1Georgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
March 12, 1865 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 23 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 -
MarriageMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
September 11, 1866 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 29 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 29 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 31 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Margaret Cook
February 1870 (Age 32 years)
Death April 1870 (Age 32 years)
Last change April 30, 202013:48:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
4 years
twin brother
1 year
Family with Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: September 11, 1866Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
-18 months
Cook and Thomas PortraitGeorgeann Isabelle “Belle” Cook
Birth: March 12, 1865 27 29Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: December 27, 1941Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States
5 years
Fielding Cook + Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
elder brother
Marriage: December 14, 1854Cooper, Missouri, United States
1 month
4 years
Nancy Jane Cook
Birth: 1857 22 21Missouri, United States
Death: before August 1880Pettis, Missouri, United States
3 years
John William - Mary Emma CookJohn William “J.W.” Cook
Birth: April 4, 1860 25 24Nelson, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: December 2, 1954Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
2 years
Andrew Thomas + Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: before 1873
-3 years
6 years
Amanda Ellen ThomasAmanda Ellen Thomas
Birth: February 29, 1876 38 40Pilot Grove, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: August 22, 1915Guthrie, Logan, Oklahoma, United States
Cornelius Cornine + Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: September 13, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States

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