The Shemwell Family

Mary Tennessee Wisecarver1861

Mary Tennessee Wisecarver
Given names
Mary Tennessee
Married name
Mary Tennessee Kittrell
Married name
Mary Tennessee Grimes
Birth about 1861
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 -
MarriageAlfred Franklin KittrellView this family
September 9, 1876 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Lattie Kittrell
August 22, 1879 (Age 18 years)
Census June 4, 1880 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lelia Kittrell
August 1881 (Age 20 years)
Death of a husbandAlfred Franklin Kittrell
September 25, 1882 (Age 21 years)
Will October 9, 1882 (Age 21 years)
MarriageJohn M GrimesView this family
April 1, 1883 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 -
Marriage of a childLovick Pennington McCordLelia KittrellView this family
August 4, 1908 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Chesley Conoly Coleman Jr.
November 9, 1909 (Age 48 years)

Marriage of a childChesley Conoly ColemanLattie KittrellView this family
calculated 1909 (Age 48 years)

Death of a grandsonChesley Conoly Coleman Jr.
December 15, 1909 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Elizabeth McCord
August 2, 1910 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 55 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a grandson
#3Alfred Conoly Coleman
June 2, 1918 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 56 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 57 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#4Gus Pennington McCord
December 18, 1922 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 68 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 80 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 89 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 -
Death of a daughterLattie Kittrell
July 28, 1955 (Age 94 years)
Death of a daughterLelia Kittrell
April 30, 1965 (Age 104 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 85 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 April 10, 202015:26:13

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Alfred Franklin Kittrell - View this family
Alfred Franklin Kittrell
Birth: September 1, 1853 46 35Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 25, 1882Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage: September 9, 1876Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
Lattie Kittrell
Birth: August 22, 1879 25 18Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: July 28, 1955Denton, Texas, United States
2 years
Lelia Kittrell
Birth: August 1881 27 20Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: April 30, 1965Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States
Family with John M Grimes - View this family
Marriage: April 1, 1883Butler, Missouri, United States

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