The Shemwell Family

Harriett Eliza BurginAge: 38 years18451884

Name
Harriett Eliza Burgin
Given names
Harriett Eliza
Surname
Burgin
Married name
Harriett Eliza Penland
Married name
Harriett Eliza Young
Birth July 20, 1845
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 months)
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
MarriageS M YoungView this family
December 1, 1859 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a daughter
#1Minnie Marion Young
September 1, 1863 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 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
MarriageRobert Hamilton PenlandView this family
November 10, 1866 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2Albert Aston Penland
June 4, 1867 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 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 21 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 23 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
Birth of a daughter
#3Martha Adeline “Addie” Penland
June 24, 1870 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Caroline “Carrie” Penland
June 1873 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#5John Robert Penland
about 1874 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#6Samuel P. Penland
October 5, 1879 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Mary Emma Penland
August 17, 1884 (Age 39 years)
Death between 1884 and 1886 (Age 38 years)

Last change February 24, 201619:22:38

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Robert Hamilton Penland - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
son
Albert Aston Penland
Birth: June 4, 1867 21 21Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 1, 1939Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Martha Adeline “Addie” Penland
Birth: June 24, 1870 24 24Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 7, 1935Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
19 months
son
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
son
Samuel P. Penland
Birth: October 5, 1879 33 34Leicester, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 26, 1913Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
5 years
daughter
Family with S M Young - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 1, 1859Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
4 years
daughter
Minnie Marion Young
Birth: September 1, 1863 18North Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1913
Robert Hamilton Penland + Martha E. Moore - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: March 4, 1886Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
2 years
step-son
Raymond Herbert Penland
Birth: June 28, 1888 42 24Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1928Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
step-daughter
Bonnie E. Penland
Birth: October 1890 44 27Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death:
18 months
step-daughter
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
step-son
Gay Harvey Penland
Birth: March 22, 1895 49 31Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1930Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
step-son
Charles Wesley Penland
Birth: October 5, 1897 51 34Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 23, 1945Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Robert Hamilton Penland + Jessie B Nicholson - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 21, 1904Yadkinville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States

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