The Shemwell Family

Adelia M TurleyAge: 85 years18271912

Name
Adelia M Turley
Given names
Adelia M
Surname
Turley
Married name
Adelia M Harris
Married name
Adelia M Herndon
Birth May 10, 1827 40 37
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 4 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 8 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
MarriageWilliam J HarrisView this family
May 4, 1843 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 18 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
Death of a fatherStephen Turley
December 22, 1851 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 29 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 33 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 39 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 39 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 41 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
Death of a brotherHenry Clay Turley
April 26, 1877 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a motherElizabeth Ruble Jones
about 1879 (Age 51 years)
MarriageWilliam J HerndonView this family
1882 (Age 54 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 70 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 December 29, 1912 (Age 85 years)
Note: Death Certificate says father was Jim. -b
Family with parents - View this family
father
Stephen Turley
Birth: June 6, 1786Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1851El Dorado, El Dorado, California, United States
mother
Elizabeth Jones TurleyElizabeth Ruble Jones
Birth: September 24, 1789Franklin, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1879Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States
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herself
Adelia M Turley
Birth: May 10, 1827 40 37Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 1912Saline, Missouri, United States
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elder brother
Henry Clay Turley
Birth: February 28, 1823 36 33Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 26, 1877Cooper, Missouri, United States
Family with William J Harris - View this family
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Adelia M Turley
Birth: May 10, 1827 40 37Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 1912Saline, Missouri, United States
Marriage: May 4, 1843Cooper, Missouri, United States
Family with William J Herndon - View this family
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herself
Adelia M Turley
Birth: May 10, 1827 40 37Missouri, United States
Death: December 29, 1912Saline, Missouri, United States
Marriage: 1882
William J Herndon + Mary E McMahan - View this family
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Marriage: about 1853
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