The Shemwell Family

Mary W ClarkAge: 59 years18671926

Name
Mary W Clark
Given names
Mary W
Surname
Clark
Married name
Mary W Cunningham
Birth 1867 44 34
Census April 2
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 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
Census July 5, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 3, 1880 (Age 13 years)
MarriageWilliam Lee CunninghamView this family
1887 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a child
#1Cunningham
January 10, 1888 (Age 21 years)
Death of a childCunningham
January 10, 1888 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Bessie Lee Cunningham
March 3, 1889 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3Beulah May Cunningham
December 4, 1891 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 fatherRev. John Fox Clark
February 9, 1899 (Age 32 years)
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Census 1910 (Age 43 years)
Death of a half-brotherRobert Benjamin Clark
March 20, 1913 (Age 46 years)
Death of a daughterBessie Lee Cunningham
June 11, 1913 (Age 46 years)

Burial of a daughterBessie Lee Cunningham
1913 (Age 46 years)
Cemetery: Peninsula Cemetery
Marriage of a childGeorge Curtis McClaryBeulah May CunninghamView this family
February 22, 1916 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 49 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 50 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 51 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/
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth Marguerite Webb
July 15, 1921 (Age 54 years)

Death October 27, 1926 (Age 59 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 31, 1863Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
herself
Father’s family with Francis “Nancy” Tomlinson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: estimated 1851
11 months
half-brother
Robert Benjamin Clark
Birth: December 11, 1851 29 30Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: March 20, 1913Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
-3 years
half-sister
Susan F Clark
Birth: December 11, 1848 26 27Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 29, 1929Pettis, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with Merrit B Platte - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 12, 1847Cooper, Missouri, United States
20 months
half-sister
Family with William Lee Cunningham - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: 1887Missouri, United States
1 year
child
Cunningham
Birth: January 10, 1888 25 21Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: January 10, 1888Cooper, Missouri, United States
14 months
daughter
3 years
daughter

Mary W Clark has 3 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (3)

Parents John M Cramer + Cornelia Webb
1Madora Cramer18551874
2Alice Cramer1857
Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Rev. John Fox Clark - Household

Blackwater Twp, Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Clark, Jno Fhead48MWfarmerKY
Clark, Mary M Ewife37FWVA
Clark, Mary Wdaughter3FWMO

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Rev. John Fox Clark - Household

Blackwater Twp, Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Clark, John FWM58headMfarmerKYKYKY
Clark, Mary EWF45wifeMVAVAVA
Clark, Mary WWF13daughterSMOKYVA

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Lee Cunningham - Household

Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Cunningham, William LheadMW47MMOVAMOfarmer
Clark, Mary WwifeFW43M32MOKYVA
Cunningham, Bessie LdaughterFW21SMOMO
Cunningham, Beulah MdaughterFW18SMOMOMO
Clark, Mary Emother in lawW77WdVAVAVA

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William Lee Cunningham - Household

Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Cunningham, William LheadWMSep186237M13MOVAVAfarmer
Cunningham, MollywifeWFJun186634M1332MOKYVA
Cunningham, Bessie LdaughterWFJan188911SMOMOMO
Cunningham, Beulah MdaughterWFMar18937SMOMOMO
Clark, Marymother in lawWsFNov183465W22VAVAVA