The Shemwell Family

James M ToddAge: 33 years18421875

Name
James M Todd
Given names
James M
Surname
Todd
Birth about 1842
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 years)

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 19 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 25 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 25 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 27 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
MarriagePaulina Jane WittView this family
February 28, 1870 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1Henry Clark Todd
December 7, 1873 (Age 31 years)
Death June 29, 1875 (Age 33 years)
Last change January 22, 201619:10:19

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Paulina Jane Witt - View this family
himself
James M Todd
Birth: about 1842Madison, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 29, 1875Madison, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage: February 28, 1870Madison, Kentucky, United States
4 years
son
Henry Mathews + Paulina Jane Witt - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: April 10, 1884Madison, Kentucky, United States

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