The Shemwell Family

Mary Hanna MillerAge: 75 years18531929

Mary Hanna Miller
Given names
Mary Hanna
Married name
Mary Hanna Graham
Birth March 14, 1853 29 26
Birth of a sisterLouisa Margaret Miller
May 1859 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census August 29, 1860 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a brotherGeorge T Miller
calculated 1868 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Shemwell
after July 1870 (Age 17 years)
Census August 1, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Religious marriageSamuel Reeder GrahamView this family
November 30, 1871 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Gorrell
August 22, 1873 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1William F Graham
November 24, 1873 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
July 1877 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 21, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Rowena Permila Graham
August 1886 (Age 33 years)
Death of a fatherWilkerson C Miller
1889 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sonWilliam F Graham
September 13, 1891 (Age 38 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Kansas State Census
March 1, 1895 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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 -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Shemwell
February 1, 1903 (Age 49 years)
Death of a husbandSamuel Reeder Graham
February 10, 1905 (Age 51 years)
Census April 22, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childEdward TreiberRowena Permila GrahamView this family
1912 (Age 58 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam H Miller
November 18, 1915 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 62 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 63 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Death of a brotherFrancis M Miller
December 10, 1918 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 64 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 February 7, 1929 (Age 75 years)
Last change October 10, 201916:15:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 17, 1845Logan, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
17 months
elder brother
4 years
Mary Hanna Miller
Birth: March 14, 1853 29 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1929Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
6 years
younger sister
10 years
younger brother
George T Miller
Birth: calculated 1868 44 41Missouri, United States
Family with Samuel Reeder Graham - View this family
Mary Hanna Miller
Birth: March 14, 1853 29 26Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 7, 1929Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Marriage: November 30, 1871Benton, Missouri, United States
2 years
William F Graham
Birth: November 24, 1873 31 20Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: September 13, 1891Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
4 years
Ada Lou “Addie” Graham
Birth: July 1877 35 24Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: November 15, 1965Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
9 years
Rowena Permila Graham
Birth: August 1886 44 33Missouri, United States
Death: February 9, 1978Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

Mary Hanna Miller has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Wilkerson C Miller - Household

Mt Sterling Twp, Pettis, Missouri USA

Wilk C Millerhead36MWFarmerTN
Eliz Millerwife34FWKY
Francis Millerson13MWKY
William Millerson11MWKY
Mary H Millerdaughter7FWKY
Louise Millerdaughter1FWMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Wilkerson C Miller - Household

Cole Camp, Benton, Missouri

Wilkerson Millerhead45MWFarmerTN
Elizabeth Millerwife44FWKeeping HouseKY
Francis M Millerson23MWFarmerKY
William H Millerson21MWFarmerKY
Mary H Millerdaughter18FWAt HomeKY
Louise M Millerdaughter11FWAt HomeMO
George S Millerson1MWAt HomeMO

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel R Graham - Household

Lindsey Twp, Benton, Missouri, United States

Graham, Samuel WM38headMfarming
Graham, Mary HWF28wifeMkeeping houseKYTNKY
Graham, William FWM6sonSMOKY
Graham, Addie LWF4daughterSMOKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Samuel R Graham - Household

Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

Graham, Samuel RheadWMMar184456M28MOTNTNcommon laborer
Graham, Mary HwifeWFMar185442M2882KYKYKY
Graham, Addie LdaughterWFJul187722SMOMOKYprinter
Graham, Rowesia PdaughterWFAug188613SMOMOKYat school

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Mary H Miller - Household

Ft. Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States

Graham, Mary HheadFW57Wd52KYTNKY
Graham, Ada LdaughterFW33SMOMOKYsales ladydry goods