The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Carter1850

Elizabeth Carter
Given names
Birth calculated 1850 36 33
Census June 1, 1850
Marriage of a parentAllen Eaton CarterCatherine C “Katie” McMillanView this family
May 31, 1851 (Age 16 months)
Birth of a half-brotherHugh Lawrence Carter
June 10, 1852 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Malcolm Carter
calculated 1853 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a half-brotherMillard Filmore Carter
calculated 1856 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 5, 1860 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 11 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 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 paternal grandfatherMartin Carter
February 10, 1871 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherAllen Eaton Carter
February 1892 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 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 67 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 68 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 of a half-brotherWilliam Malcolm Carter
September 27, 1922 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 79 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a half-brotherHugh Lawrence Carter
August 19, 1931 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 91 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 100 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 96 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. -

Last change November 10, 201615:46:51

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

Elizabeth Carter has 0 first cousins recorded

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

Humphries, Tennessee

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

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