The Shemwell Family

Celia Ann SmithAge: 94 years18391934

Celia Ann Smith
Given names
Celia Ann
Married name
Celia Ann Hendrickson
Birth November 20, 1839
MarriageJames Monroe HendricksonView this family

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 6 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 17 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 21 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
#1John Wesley Hendrickson
1865 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 27 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 27 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a daughter
#2Martha Jane Hendrickson
February 11, 1869 (Age 29 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 29 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#1Edwin B Breezeel
June 1887 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Nanny Breezeel
1888 (Age 48 years)

Marriage of a childGeorge Milas BreezeelMartha Jane HendricksonView this family
calculated 1888 (Age 48 years)

Death of a granddaughterNanny Breezeel
1888 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#3Bessie Breezeel
1889 (Age 49 years)

Associate: Jessie Breezeel
Birth of a grandson
#4Jessie Breezeel
1889 (Age 49 years)

Associate: Bessie Breezeel
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Henrietta Breezeel
April 21, 1891 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Jesse Breezeel
1893 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7Dovie May Breezeel
1895 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a grandson
#8Willis Roscoe Breezeel
1897 (Age 57 years)
Death of a grandsonJesse Breezeel
1898 (Age 58 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 58 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#9Jack Breezeel
1899 (Age 59 years)

Death of a grandsonJack Breezeel
1899 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a grandson
#10John McCoy Breezeel
1900 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#11Mattie Breezeel
1903 (Age 63 years)

Death of a granddaughterMattie Breezeel
1903 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#12Nola Evelyn Breezeel
1904 (Age 64 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#13Laura Lillian Breezeel
1906 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Willie Breezeel
1908 (Age 68 years)

Death of a grandsonWillie Breezeel
1909 (Age 69 years)

Death of a daughterMartha Jane Hendrickson
April 27, 1911 (Age 71 years)

Death of a granddaughterDovie May Breezeel
1914 (Age 74 years)

Death of a granddaughterHenrietta Breezeel
August 24, 1915 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 76 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 77 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 78 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 -
Death of a husbandJames Monroe Hendrickson
June 30, 1921 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 89 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a granddaughterNola Evelyn Breezeel
1932 (Age 92 years)

Death August 16, 1934 (Age 94 years)
Cemetery: Ford Cemetery
Last change August 25, 201616:31:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with James Monroe Hendrickson - View this family
-3 years
John Wesley Hendrickson
Birth: 1865 23 25Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 20, 1940Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States

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