The Shemwell Family

George E SmithAge: 81 years18671948

Name
George E Smith
Given names
George E
Surname
Smith
Birth May 10, 1867 17
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 months)

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
Marriage of a parentJohn Conrad SmithMartha Jane KittrellView this family
August 12, 1875 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-sisterFlora B Smith
about 1878 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 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 half-sisterAnne Louise Smith
January 17, 1879 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a half-sisterDella Photine Smith
June 5, 1880 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMargaret Mae “Maggie” Smith
March 30, 1882 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-brotherOda Lee Smith
August 27, 1889 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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
Death of a half-sisterFlora B Smith
before 1900 (Age 32 years)

Death of a wifeViola Porch
May 10, 1912 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a fatherJohn Conrad Smith
August 11, 1918 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 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 50 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 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
Death September 26, 1948 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Black River Cemetery
Last change April 4, 202017:44:55

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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mother
Marriage: estimated 1866
16 months
himself
George E Smith
Birth: May 10, 1867 17Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 26, 1948Butler, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Martha Jane Kittrell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: August 12, 1875Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
half-sister
Flora B Smith
Birth: about 1878 28 22Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900
13 months
half-sister
Anne Louise Smith
Birth: January 17, 1879 29 23Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: August 31, 1960Butler, Missouri, United States
17 months
half-sister
22 months
half-sister
Margaret Mae “Maggie” Smith
Birth: March 30, 1882 32 26St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
Death: March 9, 1981Miami, Dade, Florida, United States
7 years
half-brother
Family with Viola Porch - View this family
himself
George E Smith
Birth: May 10, 1867 17Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 26, 1948Butler, Missouri, United States
wife
Viola Porch
Birth: April 1, 1881Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: May 10, 1912Butler, Missouri, United States
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