The Shemwell Family

Minnie Marion YoungAge: 49 years18631913

Minnie Marion Young
Given names
Minnie Marion
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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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
Marriage: December 1, 1859Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
4 years
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
Marriage: November 10, 1866Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
7 months
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
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
Caroline “Carrie” Penland
Birth: June 1873 27 27Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
19 months
John Robert Penland
Birth: about 1874 28 28North Carolina, United States
Death: July 18, 1931Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States
6 years
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

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