The Shemwell Family

Annie B WadlingtonAge: 91 years18551946

Name
Annie B Wadlington
Given names
Annie B
Surname
Wadlington
Married name
Annie B Shemwell
Birth January 27, 1855
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 23 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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 22 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageJohn A ShemwellView this family
March 7, 1894 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 43 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
Death of a husbandJohn A Shemwell
before 1910 (Age 54 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 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 61 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 62 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/
Census February 10, 1920 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 74 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
Census April 4, 1930 (Age 75 years)
Census April 4, 1940 (Age 85 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 86 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 90 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
Death October 23, 1946 (Age 91 years)
Note: Informant - Mrs. W M Higdon
Burial
Cemetery: Hanson Cemetery
Note: Ora B Higdon is her niece.
Last change July 29, 201915:36:38

by: Barry Shemwell
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Annie B Wadlington
Birth: January 27, 1855Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 23, 1946Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Family with John A Shemwell - View this family
husband
John A Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1855 55 24Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1910Kentucky, United States
herself
Annie B Wadlington
Birth: January 27, 1855Princeton, Caldwell, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 23, 1946Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: March 7, 1894Henderson, Kentucky, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Annie Wadlington - Household

Hopkins, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Shemwell, AnnieheadFW55Wd11KYKYKYSeamstressAt Home

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Annie Wadlington - Household

Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, AnnieheadFW65WdKYKYKYDress MakerAt Home
Blackwood, OranieceFW21SKYKYKYDress MakerAt Home

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Annie Wadlington - Household

Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Shemwell, Annie BheadFW75Wd20KYKYKY
Blackwood, OranieceFW31SKYKYKY

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Annie B Wadlington - Household

Hanson, Hopkins, Kentucky

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Shemwell, Annie BXheadFW85WdKYSame Place

Niece Ora Higdon living next door

Death
Informant - Mrs. W M Higdon
Burial
Ora B Higdon is her niece.