The Shemwell Family

Mary Fannie SmithAge: 59 years18411900

Mary Fannie Smith
Given names
Mary Fannie
Married name
Mary Fannie McGinnis
Birth September 4, 1841
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 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 -
MarriageStarling A McGinnisView this family
February 24, 1858 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary E. McGinnis
February 24, 1859 (Age 17 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a daughterMary E. McGinnis
before 1860 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
March 19, 1860 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#3James William McGinnis
August 24, 1861 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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
#4Elijah Hugh McGinnis
1865 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 25 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 25 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a daughter
#5Sarah McGinnis
1868 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 27 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 -
Birth of a son
#6Hettie D. McGinnis
June 1870 (Age 28 years)
Census October 15, 1870 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#7Ben McGinnis
1871 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a daughter
#8Ellen McGinnis
1873 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a son
#9Robert T. McGinnis
October 2, 1878 (Age 37 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 36 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childJames Thomas NealNancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnisView this family
calculated 1880 (Age 38 years)

Census June 3, 1880 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#10Atha W McGinnis
April 25, 1883 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childJames William McGinnisDelilah Belle “Lila” NealView this family
October 23, 1883 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lora E McGinnis
November 1884 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a son
#11Elgin McGinnis
January 4, 1886 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Fannie Eunice McGinnis
April 26, 1888 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Nina McGinnis
April 16, 1890 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Willie McGinnis
January 1892 (Age 50 years)

Death of a sonElgin McGinnis
March 3, 1894 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5Neal McGinnis
October 2, 1894 (Age 53 years)

Death of a grandsonNeal McGinnis
April 12, 1895 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a grandson
#6Genie Neal
calculated 1896 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Thomas Earl McGinnis
January 10, 1898 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 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 -
Death December 5, 1900 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gasper River Cemetery
Last change February 24, 201809:54:21

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Starling A McGinnis - View this family
Marriage: February 24, 1858Warren, Kentucky, United States
1 year
13 months
Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
Birth: March 19, 1860 29 18Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 24, 1914Simpson, Kentucky, United States
17 months
4 years
4 years
3 years
19 months
3 years
6 years
5 years
Atha W McGinnis
Birth: April 25, 1883 52 41Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1929Logan, Illinois, United States
3 years

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