The Shemwell Family

Sarah Elizabeth StackAge: 60 years18611922

Sarah Elizabeth Stack
Given names
Sarah Elizabeth
Married name
Sarah Elizabeth Stewart
Birth September 6, 1861 37 27
Death of a fatherJacob Marion Stack
November 2, 1864 (Age 3 years)

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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 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 -
Census July 14, 1870 (Age 8 years)
MarriageAlfred Glover StewartView this family
January 13, 1878 (Age 16 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1Edgar T Stewart
November 1879 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherBarbara Elizabeth Murff
about 1880 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2Marion Smith “Richard” Stewart
April 9, 1881 (Age 19 years)
Death of a brotherLeonard Lynch Stack
November 1881 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3Lannie Wright Stewart
November 4, 1890 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 -
Death of a sonEdgar T Stewart
November 18, 1907 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 55 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 56 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 -
Death March 1, 1922 (Age 60 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Beechwood Cemetery
Last change January 27, 202316:20:58

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 10, 1854Robertson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
19 months
elder sister
2 years
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Alfred Glover Stewart
Birth: September 13, 1855 38 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 15, 1932Carterville, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Marriage: January 13, 1878
23 months
Edgar T Stewart
Birth: November 1879 24 18Tennessee, United States
Death: November 18, 1907
17 months
Marion Smith “Richard” Stewart
Birth: April 9, 1881 25 19Tennessee, United States
Death: November 6, 1945White Mills, Hardin, Kentucky, United States
10 years
Lannie Wright Stewart
Birth: November 4, 1890 35 29Tennessee, United States
Death: May 26, 1936Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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