The Shemwell Family

Almira AcuffAge: 9 years18601870

Almira Acuff
Given names
Birth February 1860 38 42
Census August 23, 1860 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a brotherRobert Thornburg Acuff
December 1860 (Age 10 months)
Birth of a sisterEula June Acuff
1863 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 months)

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 -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Sherman Acuff
May 10, 1866 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 -
Death before 1870 (Age 9 years)
Note: Almira is in the 1860 Census-6mo. old then disappears. -b
Last change March 20, 201608:35:12

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: July 10, 1839Grainger, Tennessee, United States
6 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Stokely Acuff
Birth: April 6, 1844 22 26Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 14, 1924Washburn, Grainger, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Amanda “Mandy” Acuff
Birth: about 1846 24 28Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: between 1871 and 1877Grainger, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Phoebe P Acuff
Birth: March 1848 26 30Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 24, 1919Knox, Tennessee, United States
19 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
John Wesley Acuff
Birth: December 4, 1852 31 34Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 12, 1932Blainville, Grainger, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Cannon S Acuff
Birth: about 1858 36 40Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 2, 1935Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States
11 months
elder brother
15 months
Almira Acuff
Birth: February 1860 38 42Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1870Grainger, Tennessee, United States
11 months
younger brother
Robert Thornburg Acuff
Birth: December 1860 39 42Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 11, 1931Washington, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother

Almira Acuff has 10 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas D Acuff - Household

Grainger Tennessee

Thomas D Acuff46MWFarmerTN
Clary C Acuff47FWTN
Frances Acuff18FWTN
Stokely Acuff15MWTN
Amanda Acuff12FWTN
Samuel Acuff10MWTN
Phoebe Acuff11FWTN
Wesley Acuff9MWTN
Thomas Acuff5MWTN
Kennon Acuff4MWTN
Millard F Acuff1MWTN
Almira Acuff6mFWTN

Notes: Thomas & Clara ages off. -b

Almira is in the 1860 Census-6mo. old then disappears. -b