The Shemwell Family

Mary MaddenAge: 66 years18561922

Mary Madden
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Mary Bell
Birth 1856
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageFranklin BellView this family
calculated 1887 (Age 31 years)

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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 61 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 62 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 1922 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Stewart Sunset Cemetery
Last change November 7, 201618:52:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Franklin Bell - View this family
Franklin Bell
Birth: November 26, 1852 34 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 25, 1928Houston, Tennessee, United States
Mary Madden
Birth: 1856Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1922Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: calculated 1887
Franklin Bell + Sarah Shemwell - View this family
Franklin Bell
Birth: November 26, 1852 34 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 25, 1928Houston, Tennessee, United States
husband’s wife
Sarah Shemwell
Birth: 1858 33 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1884Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: December 23, 1874Houston, Tennessee, United States
9 months
2 years
Lela Bell
Birth: December 23, 1877 25 19Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 1, 1957Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States

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