The Shemwell Family

William BakerAge: 77 years18211898

Name
William Baker
Given names
William
Surname
Baker
Birth June 18, 1821
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 10 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 14 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 24 years)
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
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Ann Baker
January 4, 1852 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 35 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 39 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
MarriageJane MilesView this family
December 7, 1865 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Dora Baker
February 1867 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childDavid Page KittredgeMary Ann BakerView this family
February 3, 1867 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 45 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 45 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 47 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
Death of a wifeJane Miles
before 1870 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary Aurelia Kittredge
April 13, 1870 (Age 48 years)
MarriageEmily Belinda StreeterView this family
October 17, 1870 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a son
#3John William Baker
October 20, 1871 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Anna Laura Baker
February 9, 1873 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Etta E. Kittredge
May 20, 1873 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ella B. Kittredge
August 1, 1874 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a child
#5Baker
November 28, 1875 (Age 54 years)
Death of a childBaker
November 28, 1875 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4William Benjamin Kittredge
August 26, 1876 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Emily Baker
April 6, 1877 (Age 55 years)
Death of a daughterEmily Baker
October 1, 1877 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a son
#7Baker
April 6, 1878 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sonBaker
April 8, 1878 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 56 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 granddaughter
#5Sarah E. Kittredge
May 24, 1879 (Age 57 years)
Death of a daughterMary Ann Baker
January 27, 1881 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childJacob Jess “Jake” GreenAnna Laura BakerView this family
February 13, 1892 (Age 70 years)
Note: Marriage record is for J. G. Green and Anna Baker
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Ora Marie Green
March 3, 1893 (Age 71 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam MillerDora BakerView this family
March 15, 1893 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Dwight Francis Miller
December 17, 1893 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Inez Belinda Green
January 20, 1894 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Everette Leon Miller
December 3, 1895 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Blanche Sarah Green
October 17, 1896 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 76 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 July 16, 1898 (Age 77 years)
Last change April 13, 201800:59:28

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Emily Belinda Streeter - View this family
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Emily Belinda Streeter
Birth: November 5, 1835 27 22Troy, Albany, New York, United States
Death: May 26, 1922Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
Marriage: October 17, 1870Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States
1 year
son
John William Baker
Birth: October 20, 1871 50 35Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 20, 1948Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
16 months
daughter
3 years
child
Baker
Birth: November 28, 1875 54 40Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: November 28, 1875Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
16 months
daughter
Emily Baker
Birth: April 6, 1877 55 41Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 1, 1877Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
1 year
son
Baker
Birth: April 6, 1878 56 42Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: April 8, 1878Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
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Marriage: December 7, 1865Mower, Minnesota, United States
15 months
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