The Shemwell Family

Eleanor Caroline PowerAge: 71 years18231894

Name
Eleanor Caroline Power
Given names
Eleanor Caroline
Surname
Power
Birth January 22, 1823 29 21
Birth of a brotherSamuel H Power
July 12, 1824 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterNaomi Emily Power
August 13, 1825 (Age 2 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel H Power
1825 (Age 23 months)
Birth of a sisterPolly Ann Power
November 27, 1827 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherFranklin Asbury Power
June 25, 1829 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherJefferson Carroll Power
May 12, 1832 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 8 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
Birth of a sisterMartha Jo Power
February 21, 1833 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Jo Power
August 22, 1834 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy Lemaline Power
calculated 1835 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 12 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 sisterSara Emeline Power
April 27, 1837 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherSamuel Kittrell
1838 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherAndrew Pennington Power
July 5, 1839 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Louisa Power
June 30, 1841 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterSara Emeline Power
January 7, 1844 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a brotherSolomon H Power
September 11, 1845 (Age 22 years)
Death of a brotherSolomon H Power
November 29, 1845 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 22 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
before 1850 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherFranklin Asbury Power
September 24, 1850 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth H Kittrell
July 10, 1852 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherPennington Power
August 15, 1854 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sisterPolly Ann Power
July 5, 1859 (Age 36 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNaomi Pennington
November 30, 1859 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 33 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 38 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 43 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 43 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 45 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
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Power
April 21, 1871 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Pennington Power
December 31, 1872 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 54 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 sisterElizabeth Louisa Power
December 21, 1881 (Age 58 years)

Death February 4, 1894 (Age 71 years)
Last change December 8, 201608:33:20

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: November 7, 1820Wayne, Missouri, United States
10 months
elder brother
John Wesley Power
Birth: September 6, 1821 27 19Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: April 21, 1871Jefferson, Illinois, United States
17 months
herself
Eleanor Caroline Power
Birth: January 22, 1823 29 21Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1894Trenton, Clinton, Illinois, United States
18 months
younger brother
Samuel H Power
Birth: July 12, 1824 30 22Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: 1825Wayne, Missouri, United States
13 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Polly Ann Power
Birth: November 27, 1827 33 26Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: July 5, 1859Mascoutah, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
19 months
younger brother
Franklin Asbury Power
Birth: June 25, 1829 35 27Missouri, United States
Death: September 24, 1850Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger brother
9 months
younger sister
Martha Jo Power
Birth: February 21, 1833 39 31Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: August 22, 1834Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Sara Emeline Power
Birth: April 27, 1837 43 35Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: January 7, 1844Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
2 years
younger brother
Andrew Pennington Power
Birth: July 5, 1839 45 37Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: December 31, 1872Summerfield, St. Clair, Illinois, United States
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Solomon H Power
Birth: September 11, 1845 51 43Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: November 29, 1845Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States

Eleanor Caroline Power has 27 first cousins recorded