The Shemwell Family

Sarah McGinnis1868

Name
Sarah McGinnis
Given names
Sarah
Surname
McGinnis
Birth 1868 36 26

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 months)

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
Birth of a brotherHettie D. McGinnis
June 1870 (Age 2 years)
Census October 15, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherBen McGinnis
1871 (Age 3 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherHezekiah McGinnis
February 28, 1872 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterEllen McGinnis
1873 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherRobert T. McGinnis
October 2, 1878 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 3, 1880 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherAtha W McGinnis
April 25, 1883 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherElgin McGinnis
January 4, 1886 (Age 18 years)

Death of a brotherElgin McGinnis
March 3, 1894 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 motherMary Fannie Smith
December 5, 1900 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherStarling A McGinnis
October 29, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
July 24, 1914 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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/
Death of a brotherJames William McGinnis
May 14, 1927 (Age 59 years)
Death of a brotherAtha W McGinnis
April 25, 1929 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 73 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 82 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Last change December 8, 201609:24:31

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: February 24, 1858Warren, Kentucky, United States
1 year
elder sister
13 months
elder sister
Nancy Belle “Nannie” McGinnis
Birth: March 19, 1860 29 18Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 24, 1914Simpson, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
4 years
herself
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

Sarah McGinnis has 9 first cousins recorded

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

Warren, Kentucky

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
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

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