The Shemwell Family

Charles M MarlowAge: 75 years18631939

Name
Charles M Marlow
Given names
Charles M
Surname
Marlow
Birth December 2, 1863
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 3 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 3 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 5 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 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageEddie M RallsView this family
January 1, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 May 3, 1910 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 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 53 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 54 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/
Census February 5, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Death of a wifeEddie M Ralls
May 4, 1928 (Age 64 years)
Cause: Flu and Pneumonia
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death July 22, 1939 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mount View Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change January 11, 201810:38:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Eddie M Ralls - View this family
himself
Charles M Marlow
Birth: December 2, 1863Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1939Stewart, Tennessee, United States
wife
Eddie M Ralls
Birth: February 1868 23 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 4, 1928Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: January 1, 1885Stewart, Tennessee, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Charles M Marlow - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Marlow, CharlesheadMW46M121KYNCVAFarmerGeneral Farm
Marlow, Ada MwifeFW42M121TNTNTN
Dunbar, RowlandHired ManMB19STNTNTNFarm laborerWorking out

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles M Marlow - Household

Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Marlow, CharlesheadMW56MKYUSUSFarmerGeneral
Marlow, Eddie MwifeFW52MTNTNTN