The Shemwell Family

Mary Jane Kittrell

Name
Mary Jane Kittrell
Given names
Mary Jane
Surname
Kittrell
Birth
Birth of a sisterPatsy P Kittrell
calculated 1843
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
before 1850
Death of a motherElizabeth M Waugh
1850

Marriage of a parentLemuel Carter KittrellLurannah Lawrana PonderView this family
October 9, 1852
Birth of a half-sisterNancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
September 10, 1853
Birth of a half-sisterSarah Vandover Kittrell
January 13, 1856
Birth of a half-brotherFranklin Kittrell
1858
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a half-brotherFranklin Kittrell
before 1860
Birth of a half-brotherLemuel Kittrell
January 1860
Birth of a half-brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
calculated 1864
Death of a half-brotherLemuel Kittrell
before 1865
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Death of a fatherLemuel Carter Kittrell
June 5, 1865
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

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 half-brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
March 18, 1870
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

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 half-sisterSarah Vandover Kittrell
January 7, 1881
Death of a half-sisterNancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
May 2, 1882
Cause: Tuberculosis
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

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

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

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

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
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
Deathunknown

Last change November 27, 201616:39:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1826
6 years
sister
5 years
brother
herself
sister
Father’s family with Lurannah Lawrana Ponder - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 9, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
11 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
3 years
half-brother
Franklin Kittrell
Birth: 1858 52 29Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1860Ripley, Missouri, United States
2 years
half-brother
Lemuel Kittrell
Birth: January 1860 54 31Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1865Ripley, Missouri, United States
5 years
half-brother
Amos Ponder Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1864 58 35Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: March 18, 1870Ripley, Missouri, United States

Mary Jane Kittrell has 31 first cousins recorded