The Shemwell Family

Annie E RigginsAge: 46 years18571903

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

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 -
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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Death April 15, 1903 (Age 46 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Dido Cemetery
Last change October 28, 201903:11:41

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 22, 1853Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
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
Thomas Magus Riggins
Birth: August 28, 1868 39 29Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 21, 1955St. Louis, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with S Alice “Allie” Peele - View this family
Marriage: November 21, 1882Stewart, Tennessee, United States
5 years
2 years
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
Marriage: April 26, 1891Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States
10 months
Chester Henley DeweesChester Henley DeWees
Birth: February 24, 1892 53 35Newark, Wise, Texas, United States
Death: December 1, 1966Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Family with Ward - View this family
Joseph Wilson DeWees + Annie E Ward - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: calculated 1872
17 months
8 years
Joseph Wilson DeWees + Sarah V Dewers - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: calculated 1881
22 months
3 years

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