The Shemwell Family

David Samuel LawrenceAge: 71 years18451916

David Samuel Lawrence
Given names
David Samuel
Birth February 8, 1845
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 10 months)
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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 21 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 53 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 -
MarriageNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
January 20, 1902 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a son
#1Elihu Rexford Lawrence
March 30, 1904 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sonElihu Rexford Lawrence
August 2, 1907 (Age 62 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 70 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death December 26, 1916 (Age 71 years)
Last change March 4, 201602:30:23

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Nicy Elizabeth Greene - View this family
David Samuel Lawrence
Birth: February 8, 1845Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 26, 1916Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: January 20, 1902Ashe, North Carolina, United States
2 years
Elihu Rexford Lawrence
Birth: March 30, 1904 59 28Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1907Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Henry Alexander Campbell + Nicy Elizabeth Greene - View this family
wife’s husband
Henry Alexander Campbell
Birth: May 28, 1855Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 1937Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: March 3, 1918Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Albert Lee Smith + Nicy Elizabeth Greene - View this family
wife’s husband
Albert Lee Smith
Birth: March 29, 1877 36Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 25, 1898Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
Marriage: February 14, 1894Watauga, North Carolina, United States
9 months

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