The Shemwell Family

Marion Washington CarverAge: 82 years18541937

Marion Washington Carver
Given names
Marion Washington
Birth May 23, 1854
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 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 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 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 -
MarriageFannie ScissonView this family
January 8, 1873 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1Watson Telfred Carver
November 18, 1874 (Age 20 years)
Death of a wifeFannie Scisson
October 30, 1875 (Age 21 years)

MarriageMiranda Isabel “Belle” DriskillView this family
November 18, 1877 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#2Elmer Otis Carver
January 24, 1879 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3Claude Lester Carver
March 23, 1880 (Age 25 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#4Fred Moore Carver
March 13, 1885 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Anna Leota Carver
March 1, 1895 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 43 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childClaude Lester CarverAmmie Browning LyonView this family
December 24, 1903 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Christine Carver
1904 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childElmer Otis CarverWinnie Ann VickView this family
February 6, 1904 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Louise Carver
May 7, 1905 (Age 50 years)
Death of a granddaughterChristine Carver
1905 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childFred Moore CarverMaude Greek WelbornView this family
October 1906 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Kenneth Mel Carver
January 19, 1907 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Carra Belle Carver
August 25, 1907 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Randall Vick Carver
January 17, 1909 (Age 54 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Lovell Driskill Carver
June 9, 1911 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Elmer Terry Carver
October 23, 1913 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Gayle Raymond Carver
November 6, 1913 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Marianna Carver
June 6, 1916 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 61 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Hilda Imogene “Jean” Carver
April 17, 1917 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Lester Glenn Carver
October 19, 1917 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 62 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 63 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 -
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Sarah Belle Carver
October 15, 1921 (Age 67 years)
Death of a wifeMiranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill
January 31, 1924 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Eithel Ray Brown Jr.
May 1, 1926 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Dr. Robert Moore Brown
August 10, 1928 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 75 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 75 years)
Death April 13, 1937 (Age 82 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change May 8, 202015:43:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Family with Fannie Scisson - View this family
Marriage: January 8, 1873Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Watson Telfred Carver
Birth: November 18, 1874 20 23Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 1945Bowie, Texas, United States
Family with Miranda Isabel “Belle” Driskill - View this family
Marriage: November 18, 1877Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
14 months
14 months
Claude Lester Carver
Birth: March 23, 1880 25 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 10, 1965Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
5 years
Fred Moore Carver
Birth: March 13, 1885 30 34Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 27, 1961Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
10 years
Anna Leota Carver
Birth: March 1, 1895 40 44Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 1990Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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