The Shemwell Family

Sarah Vandover KittrellAge: 24 years18561881

Name
Sarah Vandover Kittrell
Given names
Sarah Vandover
Surname
Kittrell
Married name
Sarah Vandover Young
Birth January 13, 1856 50 27
MarriageDavid Benjamin YoungView this family
unknown

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 - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
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)
Death of a brotherLemuel Kittrell
before 1865 (Age 8 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Death of a fatherLemuel Carter Kittrell
June 5, 1865 (Age 9 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a brotherAmos Ponder Kittrell
March 18, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a son
#1Lemuel Franklin Young
August 20, 1872 (Age 16 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death January 7, 1881 (Age 24 years)
Last change November 30, 201613:02:53

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 9, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
11 months
elder sister
2 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
Franklin Kittrell
Birth: 1858 52 29Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1860Ripley, Missouri, United States
2 years
younger brother
Lemuel Kittrell
Birth: January 1860 54 31Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1865Ripley, Missouri, United States
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
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1826
6 years
half-sister
5 years
half-brother
half-sister
half-sister
Mother’s family with William Kelly - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage:
half-sister
Family with David Benjamin Young - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son

Sarah Vandover Kittrell has 31 first cousins recorded

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

Doniphan, Ripley, MO

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