The Shemwell Family

Lonel Desmond HargisAge: 78 years18631942

Name
Lonel Desmond Hargis
Given names
Lonel Desmond
Surname
Hargis
Birth August 5, 1863
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 3 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 3 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 5 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 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageMary Addie StagnerView this family
April 9, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Arthur Hargis
about 1886 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Roy Hargis
February 7, 1889 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 sonArthur Hargis
before 1900 (Age 36 years)
Marriage of a childJames Roy HargisEula Clyde KnottView this family
December 25, 1915 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 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 53 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 54 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 66 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
Death of a wifeMary Addie Stagner
October 16, 1931 (Age 68 years)
Burial of a wifeMary Addie Stagner
October 17, 1931 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: Green Hill Cemetery
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 78 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
Death April 9, 1942 (Age 78 years)
Last change January 21, 201605:21:21

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Mary Addie Stagner - View this family
himself
wife
Mary Addie Stagner
Birth: September 14, 1868 24 18Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 16, 1931Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: April 9, 1885Stewart, Tennessee, United States
21 months
son
Arthur Hargis
Birth: about 1886 22 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1900Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
James Roy Hargis
Birth: February 7, 1889 25 20Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 5, 1971Royalton, Franklin, Illinois, United States

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