The Shemwell Family

Nancy Ellen RobinsonAge: 77 years18561933

Name
Nancy Ellen Robinson
Given names
Nancy Ellen
Surname
Robinson
Married name
Nancy Ellen Hill
Birth February 15, 1856

MarriageJohn Samuel HillView this family
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Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 10 months)

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 5 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 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a son
#1John Q Hill
September 9, 1868 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lottie H Hill
October 1896 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Q HillMiranda E PidcockView this family
calculated 1896 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Hubert P Hill
January 14, 1898 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 grandsonHubert P Hill
October 14, 1898 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Lucien Egbert Hill
January 16, 1899 (Age 42 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Samuel Hill
July 18, 1910 (Age 54 years)

Death of a sonJohn Q Hill
August 12, 1910 (Age 54 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 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 60 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 61 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 73 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 July 19, 1933 (Age 77 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Riverside Baptist Church Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
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