The Shemwell Family

Kate Roberts PenryAge: 53 years18631916

Name
Kate Roberts Penry
Given names
Kate Roberts
Surname
Penry
Married name
Kate Roberts Owen
Birth April 1, 1863 53 36
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 3 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 3 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 5 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 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a motherCatharine Adelaide Headen
January 25, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherEli Penry
May 31, 1883 (Age 20 years)
Religious marriageSylvester Lee OwenView this family
February 27, 1888 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Alma Hunter Owen
March 27, 1889 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Searles Owen
October 23, 1891 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Lila Elizabeth Owen
October 6, 1896 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 35 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
Birth of a son
#4Lee Penry Owen
July 31, 1899 (Age 36 years)
Census June 20, 1900 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#5Dwight M Owen
February 23, 1902 (Age 38 years)
Death of a sonDwight M Owen
May 20, 1902 (Age 39 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childRalph Mitchell PrattMary Searles OwenView this family
December 22, 1914 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death June 4, 1916 (Age 53 years)
Burial June 6, 1916 (2 days after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lexington City Cemetery
Last change April 11, 202016:47:31

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
father
Eli Penry
Birth: March 13, 1810Mocksville, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 31, 1883Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
mother
Catharine Adelaide Headen
Birth: April 2, 1826Chatham, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 25, 1880Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Marriage:
herself
Kate Roberts Penry
Birth: April 1, 1863 53 36Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 4, 1916Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
Family with Sylvester Lee Owen - View this family
husband
herself
Kate Roberts Penry
Birth: April 1, 1863 53 36Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 4, 1916Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: February 27, 1888Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
13 months
daughter
Alma Hunter Owen
Birth: March 27, 1889 32 25Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 15, 1975Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Mary Searles Owen
Birth: October 23, 1891 35 28Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 12, 1967Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
5 years
daughter
Lila Elizabeth Owen
Birth: October 6, 1896 40 33Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 12, 1990Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
Lee Penry Owen
Birth: July 31, 1899 42 36Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 1, 1971Shelby, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
Dwight M Owen
Birth: February 23, 1902 45 38Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 20, 1902Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Lee Owen - Household

Lexington, Davidson, NC.

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Sylvester L OwenheadWMAug185643M12NCNCNCRegistar of Deeds
Kate R OwenwifeWFApr186337M1244NCNCNC
Alma H OwendaughterWFMar188911SNCNCNCAt School
Mary S OwendaughterWFOct18918SNCNCNC
Lila E OwendaughterWFOct18963SNCNCNC
Lee P OwensonWMJul189910mSNCNCNC

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Sylvester Lee Owen - Household

Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Owen, Sylvester LheadMW53M22NCNCNCManagerHardware Store
Owen, Kate RwifeFW47M2244NCNCNC
Owen, Alma HdaughterFW21SNCNCNCTeacherGrade School
Owen, Mary JdaughterFW18SNCNCNC
Owen, Lila EdaughterFW13SNCNCNC
Owen, Lee PsonMW10SNCNCNC