The Shemwell Family

P D LeonardAge: 38 years18551894

Name
P D Leonard
Given names
P D
Surname
Leonard
Birth March 29, 1855

MarriageSallie C SuttonView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 21 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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 11 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 13 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 22 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 son
#1James A “Jim” Leonard
November 8, 1891 (Age 36 years)
Death February 6, 1894 (Age 38 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Lexington City Cemetery
Last change July 8, 201612:48:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Sallie C Sutton - View this family
himself
wife
Sallie C Sutton
Birth: November 2, 1856Fort Mill, York, South Carolina, United States
Death: April 19, 1936Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
son
James A “Jim” Leonard
Birth: November 8, 1891 36 35Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 5, 1932Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

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