The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth 1817

Name
Elizabeth
Given names
Elizabeth
Married name
Elizabeth Carter
Birth calculated 1817

MarriageAllen Eaton CarterView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 15 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a son
#1James Carter
calculated 1838 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah Carter
calculated 1840 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Allen F Carter
calculated 1842 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Emily Carter
calculated 1846 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 29 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
#5John T Carter
calculated 1848 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Elizabeth Carter
calculated 1850 (Age 33 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 40 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 44 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 50 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 50 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 52 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 61 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 husbandAllen Eaton Carter
February 1892 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 81 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 99 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 100 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 101 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/
Deathunknown

Last change November 10, 201615:38:48

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

No family available

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