The Shemwell Family

Albert Aston PenlandAge: 71 years18671939

Name
Albert Aston Penland
Given names
Albert Aston
Surname
Penland
Birth June 4, 1867 21 21
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 18 months)

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 sisterMartha Adeline “Addie” Penland
June 24, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterCaroline “Carrie” Penland
June 1873 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Robert Penland
about 1874 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 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 brotherSamuel P. Penland
October 5, 1879 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Emma Penland
August 17, 1884 (Age 17 years)
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandMartha E. MooreView this family
March 4, 1886 (Age 18 years)
Death of a motherHarriett Eliza Burgin
between 1884 and 1886 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a half-brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
June 28, 1888 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a half-sisterBonnie E. Penland
October 1890 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a half-sisterNina Lesley Penland
March 1892 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGay Harvey Penland
March 22, 1895 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a half-brotherCharles Wesley Penland
October 5, 1897 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandJessie B NicholsonView this family
November 21, 1904 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Hamilton Penland
before 1910 (Age 42 years)

Death of a brotherSamuel P. Penland
March 26, 1913 (Age 45 years)
Death of a half-sisterMinnie Marion Young
June 25, 1913 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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/
Death of a half-brotherRaymond Herbert Penland
March 10, 1928 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 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 half-brotherGay Harvey Penland
August 3, 1930 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Robert Penland
July 18, 1931 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Adeline “Addie” Penland
February 7, 1935 (Age 67 years)
Death January 1, 1939 (Age 71 years)
Last change February 24, 201619:15:37

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
himself
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
younger sister
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
younger sister
19 months
younger brother
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
younger brother
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
younger sister
Father’s family with Martha E. Moore - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 4, 1886Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
2 years
half-brother
Raymond Herbert Penland
Birth: June 28, 1888 42 24Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1928Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
half-sister
Bonnie E. Penland
Birth: October 1890 44 27Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death:
18 months
half-sister
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
half-brother
Gay Harvey Penland
Birth: March 22, 1895 49 31Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1930Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
half-brother
Charles Wesley Penland
Birth: October 5, 1897 51 34Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 23, 1945Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Jessie B Nicholson - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 21, 1904Yadkinville, Yadkin, North Carolina, United States
Mother’s family with S M Young - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: December 1, 1859Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
4 years
half-sister
Minnie Marion Young
Birth: September 1, 1863 18North Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1913

Albert Aston Penland has 0 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (0)