The Shemwell Family

Sally Maria DowellAge: 80 years18421923

Sally Maria Dowell
Given names
Sally Maria
Birth November 12, 1842 39
Birth of a brotherMary Christianna Dowell
November 3, 1843 (Age 11 months)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Thomas Henry Dowell
January 9, 1847 (Age 4 years)
Death of a motherMaria P Mitchell
May 1, 1847 (Age 4 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Thomas Henry Dowell
August 9, 1847 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a parentGeorge Washington Dowell Sr.Rebecca D View this family
September 21, 1848 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 3 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 -
Marriage of a parentGeorge Washington Dowell Sr.Mary Eliza ShemwellView this family
June 6, 1850 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAnnie Schultz Dowell
October 9, 1851 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Henry Dowell
March 1, 1853 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Washington Dowell Jr.
December 26, 1854 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-sisterEdith Virginia Dowell
April 12, 1859 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 14 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 10, 1860 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 18 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 24 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 24 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 26 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 June 3, 1870 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Dowell Sr.
March 21, 1874 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 35 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 55 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 73 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 74 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 75 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 May 15, 1923 (Age 80 years)
Last change December 20, 201510:04:03

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 22, 1840Calvert, Maryland, United States
2 years
Sally Maria Dowell
Birth: November 12, 1842 39Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: May 15, 1923Calvert, Maryland, United States
1 year
younger brother
Mary Christianna Dowell
Birth: November 3, 1843 40Calvert, Maryland, United States
3 years
younger brother
George Thomas Henry Dowell
Birth: January 9, 1847 43Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: August 9, 1847Calvert, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Margaret Ireland - View this family
Margaret Ireland
Birth: about 1812Maryland, United States
Death: February 1844Calvert, Maryland, United States
Marriage: July 16, 1833Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Ann B Fowler - View this family
Marriage: November 3, 1835Calvert, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Rebecca D - View this family
Marriage: September 21, 1848Calvert, Maryland, United States
Father’s family with Mary Eliza Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: June 6, 1850Maryland, United States
16 months
Annie Schultz Dowell
Birth: October 9, 1851 48 33Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: March 8, 1928Prince Frederick, Calvert, Maryland, United States
17 months
22 months

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