The Shemwell Family

Alice M “Allie” Peele1865

Name
Alice M “Allie” Peele
Given names
Alice M
Surname
Peele
Married name
Alice M Riggins
Nickname
Allie
Birth July 1865
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 months)
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 18 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 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 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageWilliam M Riggins Jr.View this family
November 21, 1882 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Herman C Riggins
August 1887 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2Harry T Riggins
November 1889 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 32 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 June 1, 1900 (Age 34 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam M Riggins Jr.
September 21, 1907 (Age 42 years)
Census May 6, 1910 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 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 51 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 52 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 76 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 84 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 80 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Last change September 15, 201811:49:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William M Riggins Jr. - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 21, 1882Stewart, Tennessee, United States
5 years
son
2 years
son
William M Riggins Jr. + Clerinda Maletha Shemwell - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 22, 1853Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
step-son
2 years
step-daughter
13 months
step-daughter
Annie E Riggins
Birth: January 31, 1857 27 18Tennessee, United States
Death: April 15, 1903Texas, United States
17 months
step-daughter
Martha Earl Riggins
Birth: June 30, 1858 29 19Tennessee, United States
Death: July 11, 1936Pampa, Gray, Texas, United States
8 years
step-son
William Riggins
Birth: March 1, 1866 36 27Tennessee, United States
Death: April 3, 1954Maury, Tennessee, United States
3 years
step-son
Thomas Magus Riggins
Birth: August 28, 1868 39 29Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 21, 1955St. Louis, Missouri, United States
2 years
step-daughter

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William M - Household

Dover Town, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
William MRigginsheadMApr 182971M18--TNNCNCFarmer
Allie M …wifeFJul 186534M1876TNTNTN
Herman …sonMAug 188712S---TNTNTN
Harry …sonMNov 188910S---TNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Alice M “Allie” Peele - Household

Pine? Bluff Road Stewart, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Riggins, Alice Mrs.headFW44Wd2754TNOwn ??
Riggins, Herman CsonMW22STNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Riggins, Harry TsonMW20STNTNTNFarm LaborerHome Farm