The Shemwell Family

Elisha D WilliamsAge: 68 years18581926

Name
Elisha D Williams
Given names
Elisha D
Surname
Williams
Birth December 13, 1858 20 17

MarriageSarah Floyd “Sallie” WallaceView this family
unknown

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
Death of a fatherBenoni Williams
August 29, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 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 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Elizabeth Williams
July 16, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Franklin Monroe Williams
1882 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#3James Elzie Williams
May 9, 1890 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4Lannie S Williams
1897 (Age 38 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sallie Irene Page
July 27, 1905 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 59 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a wifeSarah Floyd “Sallie” Wallace
August 13, 1923 (Age 64 years)
Cause: Carsenoma of the liver
Death of a motherEmmaline Wallace
November 11, 1924 (Age 65 years)

Death December 25, 1926 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Williams Cemetery
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Mary Elizabeth Williams
Birth: July 16, 1880 21 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 5, 1948Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
8 years
son
James Elzie Williams
Birth: May 9, 1890 31 27Tennessee, United States
Death: December 22, 1945Webster, Kentucky, United States
8 years
son

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