The Shemwell Family

Martha E. MooreAge: 40 years18631904

Name
Martha E. Moore
Given names
Martha E.
Surname
Moore
Married name
Martha E. Penland
Birth August 1863
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 3 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 3 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 5 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageRobert Hamilton PenlandView this family
March 4, 1886 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Raymond Herbert Penland
June 28, 1888 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Bonnie E. Penland
October 1890 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nina Lesley Penland
March 1892 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#4Gay Harvey Penland
March 22, 1895 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5Charles Wesley Penland
October 5, 1897 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 February 18, 1904 (Age 40 years)
Last change February 24, 201619:18:37

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Robert Hamilton Penland - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 4, 1886Pigeon Township, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
2 years
son
Raymond Herbert Penland
Birth: June 28, 1888 42 24Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1928Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
Bonnie E. Penland
Birth: October 1890 44 27Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death:
18 months
daughter
Nina Lesley Penland
Birth: March 1892 46 28Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1968
3 years
son
Gay Harvey Penland
Birth: March 22, 1895 49 31Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 3, 1930Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
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 + Harriett Eliza Burgin - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
step-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
step-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
step-daughter
19 months
step-son
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
step-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
step-daughter
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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