The Shemwell Family

William Kittrell1838

Name
William Kittrell
Given names
William
Surname
Kittrell
Birth calculated 1838 18 19
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel Kittrell
1838
Birth of a sisterLucinda Kittrell
calculated 1840 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterEleanor Kittrell
calculated 1843 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherLemuel Kittrell
calculated 1843 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterEmalissa Kittrell
January 10, 1847 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 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
Birth of a brotherDaniel Rushin Kittrell
February 2, 1849 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
before 1850 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrancis Auridel “Franky” Jordan
1850 (Age 12 years)
Census September 13, 1850 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Blake Kittrell
calculated 1851 (Age 13 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel B KittrellSarah BarberView this family
February 20, 1853 (Age 15 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel B Kittrell
December 18, 1854 (Age 16 years)
Death of a motherAmelia Rushin
December 18, 1854 (Age 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJason Rushin
1855 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 19 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 23 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 sisterLucinda Kittrell
before 1866 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 29 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 29 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 31 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 brotherSamuel Blake Kittrell
1874 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 40 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 sisterEmalissa Kittrell
February 13, 1883 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 60 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 78 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 79 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 80 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 91 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
Death of a brotherDaniel Rushin Kittrell
December 11, 1930 (Age 92 years)
Burial of a brotherDaniel Rushin Kittrell
December 16, 1930 (Age 92 years)
Cemetery: Cochran Cemetery
Note: No listing in cemetery of headstone. Source: Find-A-Grave
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 103 years)

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 (Age 108 years)
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 30, 201614:48:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
1 year
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Emalissa Kittrell
Birth: January 10, 1847 27 28Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 13, 1883Missouri, United States
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Samuel Blake Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1851 31 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: 1874Ripley, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Sarah Barber - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 20, 1853Butler, Missouri, United States

William Kittrell has 35 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Samuel B Kittrell - Household

Dist. 10 Butler, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Samuel Kittrellhead29MWFarmerMO
Amelia Kittrellwife31FWTN
William Kittrellson11MWMO
Lucinda Kittrelldaughter10FWMO
Eleanor Kittrelldaughter6FWMO
Emalissa Kittrelldaughter4FWMO
Daniel Kittrellson1MWMO
Lemuel Sandlin6MWMO

Lemuel Sandlin must be related? -b