The Shemwell Family

Barbara Elizabeth MurffAge: 85 years17951880

Barbara Elizabeth Murff
Given names
Barbara Elizabeth
Married name
Barbara Elizabeth Stack
Birth about 1795
MarriageAdam StackView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 8 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 17 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Birth of a son
#1J F Stack
June 1816 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jacob Marion Stack
April 26, 1824 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3Uriah Samuel Stack
January 2, 1826 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Martha A Catherine Stack
July 1829 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 37 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a son
#5David W Stack
December 14, 1833 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#6George Washington Stack
June 6, 1835 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 40 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a son
#7William H H Stack
about 1838 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Ellenda Elizabeth Stack
about 1840 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 51 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Census September 25, 1850 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childJacob Marion StackLucretia BasfordView this family
December 10, 1854 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Leonard Lynch Stack
about 1858 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Marinda Arbelle “Lou” Stack
August 13, 1859 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 62 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a husbandAdam Stack
about 1860 (Age 65 years)
Census June 22, 1860 (Age 65 years)
Note: Occupation: Farmer
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Sarah Elizabeth Stack
September 6, 1861 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sonJacob Marion Stack
November 2, 1864 (Age 69 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 66 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 72 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 72 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 74 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 75 years)
Note: Occupation: Keeping House
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 83 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 85 years)
Death about 1880 (Age 85 years)
Last change January 27, 202306:37:58

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Adam Stack - View this family
J F Stack
Birth: June 1816 26 21Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1900
8 years
20 months
Uriah Samuel Stack
Birth: January 2, 1826 36 31Tennessee, United States
Death: October 22, 1901Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
4 years
David W Stack
Birth: December 14, 1833 43 38Tennessee, United States
Death: January 22, 1916Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
18 months
George Washington Stack
Birth: June 6, 1835 45 40Tennessee, United States
Death: July 19, 1917Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
3 years

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