The Shemwell Family

James McHenry ShuttAge: 59 years18431902

James McHenry Shutt
Given names
James McHenry
Birth June 22, 1843
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 2 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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 13 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
MarriageMatilda C BivinView this family
August 28, 1862 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Laura A Shutt
October 19, 1863 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 17 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 -
Birth of a son
#2Charles M Shutt
1866 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 23 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 23 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 25 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 -
Census June 11, 1870 (Age 26 years)
Death of a wifeMatilda C Bivin
May 14, 1878 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageMary Francis “Fanny” ShemwellView this family
May 27, 1879 (Age 35 years)
Census June 8, 1880 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Buella Todd Shutt
April 24, 1882 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childJames Shemwell HudspethLaura A ShuttView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 15, 1887 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Bertram Hudspeth Sr
June 19, 1890 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Margaret E “Marjorie” Hudspeth
October 1892 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Robert Boyce “Bob” Hudspeth
April 1896 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 54 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 16, 1900 (Age 56 years)
Death of a daughterLaura A Shutt
January 11, 1901 (Age 57 years)
Death October 24, 1902 (Age 59 years)
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Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Birth: April 13, 1844 33 27Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1929Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: May 27, 1879Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Family with Matilda C Bivin - View this family
Matilda C Bivin
Birth: January 15, 1845Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 14, 1878Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: August 28, 1862Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
14 months
3 years
Charles M Shutt
Birth: 1866 22 20Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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