The Shemwell Family

Milas AreyAge: 11 years18601872

Name
Milas Arey
Given names
Milas
Surname
Arey
Birth July 19, 1860 38 29

Death of a fatherMilas Arey
after July 31, 1860 (Age 12 days)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 months)

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 6 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 6 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 8 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
Death January 21, 1872 (Age 11 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Union Lutheran Church
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father
mother
Marriage: June 8, 1847
19 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
22 months
elder brother
5 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
brother
himself
Mother’s family with Alexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr. - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: April 28, 1875Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

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