The Shemwell Family

Annie E RigginsAge: 46 years18571903

Name
Annie E Riggins
Given names
Annie E
Surname
Riggins
Married name
Annie E. Ward
Married name
Annie E DeWees
Birth January 31, 1857 27 18
MarriageWard View this family
unknown

Birth of a sisterMartha Earl Riggins
June 30, 1858 (Age 16 months)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census September 20, 1860 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherWilliam Riggins
March 1, 1866 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 9 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherThomas Magus Riggins
August 28, 1868 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census August 2, 1870 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterFannie Bell Riggins
November 1870 (Age 13 years)
Death of a motherClerinda Maletha Shemwell
1872 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas W Shemwell
July 20, 1877 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Marriage of a parentWilliam M Riggins Jr.S Alice “Allie” PeeleView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 21, 1882 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHerman Chestney Riggins
August 28, 1887 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHarry Tracy Riggins
November 25, 1889 (Age 32 years)
MarriageJoseph Wilson DeWeesView this family
April 26, 1891 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Chester Henley DeWees
February 24, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Death April 15, 1903 (Age 46 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Dido Cemetery
Last change October 28, 201903:11:41

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 22, 1853Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
herself
17 months
younger sister
8 years
younger brother
William Riggins
Birth: March 1, 1866 36 27Tennessee, United States
Death: April 3, 1954Maury, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with S Alice “Allie” Peele - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 21, 1882Stewart, Tennessee, United States
5 years
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
Harry Tracy Riggins
Birth: November 25, 1889 60 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 1985Illinois, United States
Family with Joseph Wilson DeWees - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: April 26, 1891Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States
10 months
daughter
Family with Ward - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
Joseph Wilson DeWees + Annie E Ward - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: calculated 1872
17 months
step-son
8 years
step-daughter
Joseph Wilson DeWees + Sarah V Dewers - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: calculated 1881
22 months
step-son
3 years
step-son

Annie E Riggins has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - William M Riggins - Household

North and East of Cumberland River Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
William M Rigginshead31MWClerkTN
C M Rigginswife22FWTN
W P Rigginsson6MWTN
A M Rigginsdaughter4FWTN
A E Rigginsdaughter3FWTN
Joana Riggins13FWTN

Joana Riggins ? -b

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - William M Riggins - Household

Dover, Stewart, TN

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Riggins, Williamhead41MWFarmerTN
Riggins, Clerindawife31FWKeeping HouseTN
Riggins, Walthenson15MWFarm HandTN
Riggins, Anniedaughter13FWat HomeTN
Riggins, Marthadaughter11FWat HomeTN
Riggins, Williamson5MWTN
Riggins, Thomasson1MWTN
Lancaster, Ephram22MWFarm HandTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Wilson DeWees - Household

Rhome, Wise, Texas

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
DeWees, Joseph WheadWMSep183861M9KYKYKYFarmer
DeWees, Annie EwifeWFJan185743M963TNTNTN
DeWees, Frank EsonWMMay187327STXKYILCarpenter
DeWees, FlorencedaughterWFOct188020STXKYIL
DeWees, Zennie EdaughterWFOct188218STXKYKY
DeWees, Lewis CsonWMOct188515STXKYKY
DeWees, Chester HdaughterWFApr18928MTXKYTN

Annie has 3 living children