The Shemwell Family

Josiah Smith Thompson1914

Josiah Smith Thompson
Given names
Josiah Smith
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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

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
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageCarolina Isabelle HollandView this family
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
Death 1914

Family with Carolina Isabelle Holland - View this family
Marriage: 1886Arkansas, United States
John Siddle Williams + Carolina Isabelle Holland - View this family
wife’s husband
John Siddle Williams
Birth: 1810Wilson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 22, 1881Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: August 30, 1854Hickory, Missouri, United States
2 years

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