The Shemwell Family

William Daniel StallsAge: 74 years18501924

William Daniel Stalls
Given names
William Daniel
Birth February 28, 1850
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 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 11 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 16 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 16 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 18 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 -
Civil marriageMartha Earl RigginsView this family
February 26, 1872 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Arthur Lee Stalls
January 9, 1876 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Willie Ella Stalls
February 23, 1878 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#3Girtha Mattie Stalls
December 8, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joe Stalls
1882 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Edna Earl Stalls
June 6, 1884 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#6Lundy Lane Stalls
March 11, 1886 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#7Felix Johnson Stalls
January 14, 1891 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 1, 1900 (Age 50 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 65 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 66 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 67 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 3, 1920 (Age 69 years)
Death December 12, 1924 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Highland Cemetery
Last change March 15, 201713:38:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Martha Earl Riggins - View this family
Marriage: February 26, 1872Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Arthur Lee Stalls
Birth: January 9, 1876 25 17Texas, United States
Death: August 10, 1964Texas, United States
2 years
Willie Ella Stalls
Birth: February 23, 1878 27 19Texas, United States
Death: March 15, 1952Dallas, Texas, United States
21 months
3 years
2 years
Edna Earl Stalls
Birth: June 6, 1884 34 25Deport, Lamar, Texas, United States
21 months
5 years
Felix Johnson Stalls
Birth: January 14, 1891 40 32Lamar, Texas, United States

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