The Shemwell Family

Robert Benjamin ClarkAge: 61 years18511913

Robert Benjamin Clark
Given names
Robert Benjamin
Birth December 11, 1851 29 30
Marriage of parentsRev. John Fox ClarkFrancis “Nancy” TomlinsonView this family
estimated 1851

Death of a motherFrancis “Nancy” Tomlinson
May 4, 1855 (Age 3 years)

Additional Info:

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Marriage of a parentRev. John Fox ClarkMary Elizabeth Marguerite WebbView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 31, 1863 (Age 12 years)
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 9 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 -
Birth of a half-sisterMary W Clark
1867 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 15 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 15 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 46 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 fatherRev. John Fox Clark
February 9, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Death March 20, 1913 (Age 61 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Peninsula Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1851
11 months
Robert Benjamin Clark
Birth: December 11, 1851 29 30Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: March 20, 1913Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
-3 years
elder sister
Susan F Clark
Birth: December 11, 1848 26 27Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 29, 1929Pettis, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Mary Elizabeth Marguerite Webb - View this family
Marriage: December 31, 1863Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years

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