The Shemwell Family

Ellen Kittrell1844

Ellen Kittrell
Given names
Birth calculated 1844 36 33
Birth of a brotherLemuel Carter Kittrell
May 12, 1846 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 2 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 -
Birth of a sisterLucy Kittrell
November 1, 1849 (Age 5 years)
Death of a motherLucy Epps
November 21, 1849 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 6 years)
Census September 9, 1850 (Age 6 years)
Marriage of a parentSolomon KittrellEleanor Louisa McMinnView this family
February 24, 1851 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a half-brotherFrancis Marion Kittrell
February 18, 1852 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-brotherAlfred Franklin Kittrell
September 1, 1853 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMartha Jane Kittrell
June 6, 1855 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterPermelia Angeline Kittrell
September 3, 1856 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 13 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherIsaac Kittrell
March 4, 1863 (Age 19 years)
Death of a half-sisterPermelia Angeline Kittrell
April 20, 1864 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 17 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 23 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 23 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 25 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 fatherSolomon Kittrell
March 25, 1872 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sisterLucy Kittrell
December 12, 1873 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a half-brotherAlfred Franklin Kittrell
September 25, 1882 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 54 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 -
Death of a half-brotherFrancis Marion Kittrell
April 27, 1913 (Age 69 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 72 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 73 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 74 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 brotherLemuel Carter Kittrell
August 8, 1925 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 85 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-sisterMartha Jane Kittrell
September 5, 1939 (Age 95 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 97 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 106 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 102 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 24, 201610:15:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
Isaac Kittrell
Birth: May 2, 1836 29 25Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: March 4, 1863Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder sister
Mary Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1839 31 28Missouri, United States
6 years
Ellen Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1844 36 33Missouri, United States
2 years
younger brother
Lemuel Carter Kittrell
Birth: May 12, 1846 39 35Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: August 8, 1925Epps, Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
younger sister
Lucy Kittrell
Birth: November 1, 1849 42 38Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1873Butler, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Eleanor Louisa McMinn - View this family
Marriage: February 24, 1851
1 year
Francis Marion Kittrell
Birth: February 18, 1852 45 34Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1913St. Louis, Missouri, United States
18 months
Alfred Franklin Kittrell
Birth: September 1, 1853 46 35Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 25, 1882Butler, Missouri, United States
21 months
15 months
Permelia Angeline Kittrell
Birth: September 3, 1856 49 38Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 20, 1864Butler, Missouri, United States

Ellen Kittrell has 30 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Solomon Kittrell - Household

Butler, Missouri

Solomon Kittrellhead43MWMerchantKY
Isaac Kittrellson14MWMO
Mary Kittrelldaughter11FWMO
Ellen Kittrelldaughter6FWMO
Lemuel Carter Kittrellson4MWMO
Lucy Kittrelldaughter6mFWMO
William Booton40MWPhysicianVA
Jonathan Sandlin14MWMO