The Shemwell Family

Allen F Carter1842

Name
Allen F Carter
Given names
Allen F
Surname
Carter
Birth calculated 1842 28 25
Birth of a sisterEmily Carter
calculated 1846 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 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 brotherJohn T Carter
calculated 1848 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Carter
calculated 1850 (Age 8 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentAllen Eaton CarterCatherine C “Katie” McMillanView this family
May 31, 1851 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHugh Lawrence Carter
June 10, 1852 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Malcolm Carter
calculated 1853 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-brotherMillard Filmore Carter
calculated 1856 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 5, 1860 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 25 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 25 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 27 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherMartin Carter
February 10, 1871 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 36 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 fatherAllen Eaton Carter
February 1892 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 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 74 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 75 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 76 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 of a half-brotherWilliam Malcolm Carter
September 27, 1922 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 87 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 half-brotherHugh Lawrence Carter
August 19, 1931 (Age 89 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 99 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 108 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 104 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
Deathunknown

Last change November 10, 201615:43:22

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
James Carter
Birth: calculated 1838 24 21Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
elder sister
Sarah Carter
Birth: calculated 1840 26 23Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
himself
Allen F Carter
Birth: calculated 1842 28 25Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
5 years
younger sister
Emily Carter
Birth: calculated 1846 32 29Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
younger brother
John T Carter
Birth: calculated 1848 34 31Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Carter
Birth: calculated 1850 36 33Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
Father’s family with Catherine C “Katie” McMillan - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 31, 1851Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
half-brother
Hugh Lawrence Carter
Birth: June 10, 1852 38 39Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 19, 1931Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
19 months
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
Millard Filmore Carter
Birth: calculated 1856 42 43Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Allen Eaton Carter - Household

Humphries, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
A E Carterhead35MWFarmerTN
Elizabeth Carterwife33FWTN
James Carterson12MWTN
Sarah Carterdaughter10FWTN
Allen F Carterson7MWTN
Emily Carterdaughter4FWTN
John Carterson2MWTN
Elizabeth Carterdaughter4mFWTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Allen Eaton Carter - Household

Humphries, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
E Carterhead45MWFarmerTN
Catherine Carterwife48FWTN
Sarah Carterdaughter20FWTN
Allen F Carterson18MWTN
Emily Carterdaughter14FWTN
John Carterson12MWTN
Elizabeth Carterdaughter10FWTN
Hugh Carterson8MWTN
William Carterson6MWTN
Martin Carterfather87MWNC
William Carterson4MWTN