The Shemwell Family

Elender Nelly Kittrell1831

Name
Elender Nelly Kittrell
Given names
Elender Nelly
Surname
Kittrell
Birth calculated 1831 25 23
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 12 months)
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 brotherWilliam P Kittrell
calculated 1835 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 4 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel Kittrell
1838 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterPatsy P Kittrell
calculated 1843 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 15 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 paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
before 1850 (Age 19 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth M Waugh
1850 (Age 19 years)

Census September 24, 1850 (Age 19 years)
Marriage of a parentLemuel Carter KittrellLurannah Lawrana PonderView this family
October 9, 1852 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a half-sisterNancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
September 10, 1853 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a half-sisterSarah Vandover Kittrell
January 13, 1856 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a half-brotherFranklin Kittrell
1858 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 26 years)

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 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a half-brotherLemuel Kittrell
January 1860 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a half-brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
calculated 1864 (Age 33 years)
Death of a half-brotherLemuel Kittrell
before 1865 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 30 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
Death of a fatherLemuel Carter Kittrell
June 5, 1865 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 36 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 36 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 38 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 half-brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
March 18, 1870 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 47 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 half-sisterSarah Vandover Kittrell
January 7, 1881 (Age 50 years)
Death of a half-sisterNancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
May 2, 1882 (Age 51 years)
Cause: Tuberculosis
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 67 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 85 years)

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 (Age 86 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 87 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 98 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
Deathunknown

Last change November 27, 201616:41:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1826
6 years
herself
5 years
younger brother
sister
younger 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

Elender Nelly Kittrell has 31 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Carter Kittrell - Household

Ripley, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Lemuel Kittrellhead45MWFarmingKY
Elizabeth M Kittrellwife42FWSC
Elender Kittrelldaughter19FWMO
William P Kittrellson15MWMO
Patsy P Kittrelldaughter7FWMO