The Shemwell Family

Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnisAge: 54 years18601914

Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
Given names
Nancy Belle
Married name
Nancy Belle Neal
Birth March 19, 1860 29 18
Birth of a brotherJames William McGinnis
August 24, 1861 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 months)

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 brotherElijah Hugh McGinnis
1865 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterSarah McGinnis
1868 (Age 7 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 brotherHettie D. McGinnis
June 1870 (Age 10 years)
Census October 15, 1870 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherBen McGinnis
1871 (Age 10 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherHezekiah McGinnis
February 28, 1872 (Age 11 years)

Birth of a sisterEllen McGinnis
1873 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a brotherRobert T. McGinnis
October 2, 1878 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageJames Thomas NealView this family
calculated 1880 (Age 19 years)

Census June 3, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a brotherAtha W McGinnis
April 25, 1883 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a brotherElgin McGinnis
January 4, 1886 (Age 25 years)

Death of a brotherElgin McGinnis
March 3, 1894 (Age 33 years)

Birth of a son
#1Genie Neal
calculated 1896 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 of a motherMary Fannie Smith
December 5, 1900 (Age 40 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Death of a fatherStarling A McGinnis
October 29, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Adoption of a sonGenie Neal

Adoption: Adopted by both parents
Death July 24, 1914 (Age 54 years)
Last change July 29, 201915:36:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: February 24, 1858Warren, Kentucky, United States
1 year
elder sister
13 months
Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
Birth: March 19, 1860 29 18Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 24, 1914Simpson, Kentucky, United States
17 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
19 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
6 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
Atha W McGinnis
Birth: April 25, 1883 52 41Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1929Logan, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with James Thomas Neal - View this family
Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
Birth: March 19, 1860 29 18Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 24, 1914Simpson, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: calculated 1880
17 years
Genie Neal
Birth: calculated 1896 39 35Kentucky, United States

Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis has 9 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Starling A McGinnis - Household

Warren, Kentucky

Starling McGinnishead39MWFarmerKY
Mary McGinniswife29FWHouse KeeperTN
Nancy B McGinnisdaughter10FWAttend SchoolKY
James W McGinnisson8MWKY
Elijah McGinnisson6MWKY
Sarah McGinnisdaughter4FWKY
Vomey Pucket 35FBDomestic ServantKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Starling A McGinnis - Household

Fillmore, Logan, Kentucky

S A McGinnisWM49headMFarmerKYKYVA
Fannie McGinnisWF38wifeMHouse KeeperKY
Nannie McGinnisWF20daughterMKYKYKY
James W McGinnisWM18sonSFarmerKYKYKY
Eli Hugh McGinnisWM15sonSKYKYKY
Sarah McGinnisWF12daughterSKYKY
Hettie McGinnisWM10sonSKYKYKY
Ben McGinnisWM9sonSKYKY
Ellen McGinnisWF7daughterSKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Thomas Neal - Household

S Union & Richline Rd Auburn, Logan, Kentucky

James T NealheadMW54M129KYKYKYFarmerGeneral Farm
Nannie B McGinniswifeFW50M12911KYKYTN
Genie Nealadopted onMW14SKYKYKY
Starling A McGinnisfather in lawMW79WdKYKYKY
Atha W McGinnisbrother in lawMW28SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm