The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth ParkerAge: 79 years18391918

Name
Elizabeth Parker
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Parker
Married name
Elizabeth Holland
Birth February 1, 1839

MarriageHenry Ward HollandView this family

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 6 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a son
#1William L Holland
1858 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 17 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a daughter
#2Nancy Isabelle Holland
1859 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ada C “Addie” Holland
1863 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 22 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a son
#4Thomas Holland
1866 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 27 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 27 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a son
#5Robert Holland
1869 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 29 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
Census July 8, 1870 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Sophia Holland
1875 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Janie Holland
1877 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 38 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
#8Josephine “Josie” Holland
November 1879 (Age 40 years)
Census June 22, 1880 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Emma Holland
1884 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 59 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
Census June 19, 1900 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childRobert Newton TrueEmma HollandView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 1, 1905 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ada True
1907 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Edna True
1909 (Age 69 years)
Death of a husbandHenry Ward Holland
July 30, 1909 (Age 70 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 76 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 77 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 78 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 April 1, 1918 (Age 79 years)
Last change December 8, 201608:26:26

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Henry Ward Holland - View this family
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Marriage: Missouri, United States
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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Henry Ward Holland - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Holland, Henry Whead42MWfarmerKY
Holland, Elizabethwife31FWTN
Holland, William Lson12MWMO
Holland, Isabelldaughter10FWMO
Holland, Queendaughter7FWMO
Holland, Thomasson4MWMO
Holland, Robertson1MWAR

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Henry Ward Holland - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Holland, Henry WWM52headMfarmerKYKYKY
Holland, ElizabethWF42wifeMTNTNTN
Holland, AddieWF17daughterSMOKYTN
Holland, ThomasWM13sonSMOKYTN
Holland, SophiaWF5daughterSARKYTN
Holland, JanieWF3daughterSARKYTN
Holland, JosieWF7 monthsNovdaughterSARKYTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Henry Ward Holland - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Holland, Henry WheadWMSep182673MKYKYKYfarmer
Holland, ElizabethwifeWFFeb183961M118TNALTN
Holland, Ada CdaughterWFOct186435SMOKYTN
Holland, JosephinedaughterWFNov188020SARKYTN
Holland, EmmadaughterWFJan188416SARKYTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Parker - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Holland, E HheadFW72Wd88TNTNTN
True, EmmadaughterFW26M422ARTNTN
True, AdagranddaughterFW3SARARAR
True, EdnagranddaughterFW1SARARAR