The Shemwell Family

Minnie Marion YoungAge: 49 years18631913

Name
Minnie Marion Young
Given names
Minnie Marion
Surname
Young
Married name
Minnie Marion Mears
Birth September 1, 1863 18
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
Marriage of a parentRobert Hamilton PenlandHarriett Eliza BurginView this family
November 10, 1866 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a half-brotherAlbert Aston Penland
June 4, 1867 (Age 3 years)
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
Birth of a half-sisterMartha Adeline “Addie” Penland
June 24, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCaroline “Carrie” Penland
June 1873 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn Robert Penland
about 1874 (Age 10 years)
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
Birth of a half-brotherSamuel P. Penland
October 5, 1879 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMary Emma Penland
August 17, 1884 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherHarriett Eliza Burgin
between 1884 and 1886 (Age 20 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 of a half-brotherSamuel P. Penland
March 26, 1913 (Age 49 years)
Death June 25, 1913 (Age 49 years)

Last change February 24, 201619:23:32

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 1, 1859Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
4 years
herself
Minnie Marion Young
Birth: September 1, 1863 18North Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1913
Mother’s family with Robert Hamilton Penland - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
half-brother
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
half-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
half-sister
19 months
half-brother
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
half-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
half-sister

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