The Shemwell Family

Cornelius CornineAge: 79 years18041883

Cornelius Cornine
Given names
Birth about 1804
MarriageSally WilliamsView this family

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 8 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Birth of a son
#1Isiah Cornine
December 22, 1828 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 28 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Death of a wifeSally Williams
1833 (Age 29 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 31 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 42 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 -
Marriage of a childIsiah CornineElizabeth S TaylorView this family
November 14, 1854 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 53 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a grandson
#1Jasper Cornine
September 17, 1864 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 57 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Sarah Margaret Maude “Maggie” Cornine
August 8, 1865 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 63 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 63 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 65 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 marriageMary Jane “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
September 13, 1878 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 74 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death December 9, 1883 (Age 79 years)
Last change June 9, 201916:07:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: September 13, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States
Family with Sally Williams - View this family
Isiah Cornine
Birth: December 22, 1828 24 21Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 13, 1915Cooper, Missouri, United States
Fielding Cook + Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
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 Cook + Mary Jane “Nancy” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
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
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

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