The Shemwell Family

Sarah Vandover KittrellAge: 24 years18561881

Sarah Vandover Kittrell
Given names
Sarah Vandover
Married name
Sarah Vandover Young
Birth January 13, 1856 50 27
Birth of a brotherFranklin Kittrell
1858 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherFranklin Kittrell
before 1860 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherLemuel Kittrell
January 1860 (Age 3 years)
Census September 8, 1860 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
calculated 1864 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 -
Death of a fatherLemuel Carter Kittrell
June 5, 1865 (Age 9 years)
Marriage of a parentNimrod CappsLurannah Lawrana PonderView this family
November 3, 1867 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 -
Death of a brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
March 18, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Census June 6, 1870 (Age 14 years)
MarriageDavid Benjamin YoungView this family
December 29, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a son
#1Lemuel Franklin Young
August 20, 1872 (Age 16 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Moses EudaleyLurannah Lawrana PonderView this family
after 1876 (Age 19 years)

Death of a half-sisterEmily Kelly
May 8, 1878 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 17, 1880 (Age 24 years)
Death January 7, 1881 (Age 24 years)
Cemetery: Doniphan Oak Ridge Cemetery
Last change January 5, 202112:47:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 9, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
11 months
elder sister
2 years
Sarah Vandover Kittrell
Birth: January 13, 1856 50 27Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: January 7, 1881Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
Franklin Kittrell
Birth: 1858 52 29Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1860Ripley, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
Amos Ponder Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1864 58 35Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: March 18, 1870Ripley, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Elizabeth M Waugh - View this family
Marriage: about 1826
6 years
5 years
Mother’s family with William Kelly - View this family
William Kelly
Birth: April 21, 1798Tennessee, United States
Death: November 5, 1851Ripley, Missouri, United States
Marriage: before 1850
11 months
Emily Kelly
Birth: December 8, 1850 52 22Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: May 8, 1878
Mother’s family with Nimrod Capps - View this family
Nimrod Capps
Birth: June 21, 1806Tennessee, United States
Death: March 18, 1876Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: November 3, 1867Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Mother’s family with John Moses Eudaley - View this family
John Moses Eudaley
Birth: November 17, 1810Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
Death: January 9, 1900Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage: after 1876
Mother’s family with William C Hall - View this family
Marriage: February 6, 1845Ripley, Missouri, United States
Family with David Benjamin Young - View this family
Sarah Vandover Kittrell
Birth: January 13, 1856 50 27Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: January 7, 1881Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Marriage: December 29, 1870Ripley, Missouri, United States
20 months
Lemuel Franklin Young
Birth: August 20, 1872 22 16Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: April 3, 1967Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States
David Benjamin Young + Mary I Jones - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: June 30, 1885Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
15 months
Margaret H Young
Birth: September 23, 1886 36 24Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
5 years
Dora R Young
Birth: about 1891 40 28Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
9 years
Helen Isabella Young
Birth: March 1, 1900 49 37Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States

Sarah Vandover Kittrell has 31 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Carter Kittrell - Household

Doniphan, Ripley, MO

Lemuel Kittrellhead55MWFarmerKY
Lurannah Kittrellwife33FWTN
P Kittrelldaughter18FWMO
Emily Kellystep-daughter10FWMO
E Kittrelldaughter6FWMO
Sarah Kittrelldaughter5FWMO
L Kittrellson9mMWMO
John Clark28MSmithKY
E Thomas19FDomesticUNK

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Nimrod Capps - Household

Union, Ripley, Missouri

Capps, Nimrodhead64MWFarmerTN
Capps, Lurannahwife42FWHouse KeeperTN
Capps, E16FWMO
Capps, Thaly14FWAR
Kittrell, S V14FWMO

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - David Benjamin Young - Household

Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri

Young, David BWM30headMMerchantTNTNTN
Young, Sarah VWF23wifeMKeeping HouseMOTNTN
Young, Lemuel FWM7sonSMOTNMO