The Shemwell Family

Susan F ClarkAge: 80 years18481929

Name
Susan F Clark
Given names
Susan F
Surname
Clark
Birth December 11, 1848 26 27
Fact
Additional Info: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60834637

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 brotherRobert Benjamin Clark
December 11, 1851 (Age 3 years)
Marriage of parentsRev. John Fox ClarkFrancis “Nancy” TomlinsonView this family
estimated 1851 (Age 2 years)

Death of a motherFrancis “Nancy” Tomlinson
May 4, 1855 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Marriage of a parentRev. John Fox ClarkMary Elizabeth Marguerite WebbView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 31, 1863 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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
Birth of a half-sisterMary W Clark
1867 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 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 18 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 20 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 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 fatherRev. John Fox Clark
February 9, 1899 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherRobert Benjamin Clark
March 20, 1913 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 67 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 68 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 69 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a half-sisterMary W Clark
October 27, 1926 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death November 29, 1929 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Salt Fork Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1851
11 months
younger brother
Robert Benjamin Clark
Birth: December 11, 1851 29 30Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: March 20, 1913Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
-3 years
herself
Susan F Clark
Birth: December 11, 1848 26 27Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: November 29, 1929Pettis, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Mary Elizabeth Marguerite Webb - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: December 31, 1863Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
half-sister

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