The Shemwell Family

Napoleon RenvilleAge: 47 years18441892

Name
Napoleon Renville
Given names
Napoleon
Surname
Renville
Birth September 22, 1844
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 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 22 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 24 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
MarriageAdelle Selfridge RainvilleView this family
July 3, 1872 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Jennie Adelle Renville
May 21, 1873 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Oregina Ida Renville
about 1875 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death February 13, 1892 (Age 47 years)
Last change March 4, 201616:58:48

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Adelle Selfridge Rainville - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 3, 1872Iroquois, Iowa, United States
11 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
Francois Louis Ponton + Adelle Selfridge Rainville - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: July 30, 1850Iroquois, Iowa, United States
13 months
step-son
2 years
step-daughter
Adelaide “Adelle” Ponton
Birth: December 1853 24 21Canada
Death: about 1944Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista, Iowa, United States
5 years
step-son
Joseph Ponton
Birth: June 24, 1858 29 26Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death: before 1860
22 months
step-daughter
Matilda Adelle Ponton
Birth: April 30, 1860 31 28Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death: about 1963Spokane, Washington, United States
19 months
step-son
Francis Ponton
Birth: November 18, 1861 32 29Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death: September 2, 1866Iroquois, Iowa, United States
20 months
step-daughter
Marie Ponton
Birth: July 5, 1863 34 31Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death: February 25, 1864Iroquois, Iowa, United States
19 months
step-daughter
Rosalie “Rose” Ponton
Birth: January 27, 1865 36 33Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death:
3 years
step-son
Henry Aaron Ponton
Birth: March 8, 1868 39 36Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death: May 26, 1962Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
2 years
step-daughter
Anastasia Marie Ponton
Birth: March 13, 1870 41 38Iroquois, Iowa, United States
Death: about 1927Pierce, Nebraska, United States

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