The Shemwell Family

Nancy MariottAge: 96 years18691966

Name
Nancy Mariott
Given names
Nancy
Surname
Mariott
Married name
Nancy Christopher
Birth October 6, 1869
MarriageEdward D ChristopherView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Fassie M Christopher
June 30, 1898 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 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 47 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 48 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/
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruby McMahan
calculated 1919 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lillian McMahan
February 24, 1920 (Age 50 years)
Death of a husbandEdward D Christopher
March 28, 1926 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 59 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
Death of a granddaughterRuby McMahan
1931 (Age 61 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 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 80 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
Marriage of a childBenjamin Hiram SummersFassie M ChristopherView this family
Type: Civil marriage
April 8, 1957 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 76 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
Death March 6, 1966 (Age 96 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Zion Cemetery
Last change September 22, 201612:39:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Edward D Christopher - View this family
husband
Edward D Christopher
Birth: January 14, 1845Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: March 28, 1926Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
herself
Nancy Mariott
Birth: October 6, 1869Phelps, Missouri, United States
Death: March 6, 1966Howell, Missouri, United States
Marriage:
daughter

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