The Shemwell Family

Emalissa KittrellAge: 36 years18471883

Name
Emalissa Kittrell
Given names
Emalissa
Surname
Kittrell
Birth January 10, 1847 27 28
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
Birth of a brotherDaniel Rushin Kittrell
February 2, 1849 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
before 1850 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrancis Auridel “Franky” Jordan
1850 (Age 2 years)
Census September 13, 1850 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Blake Kittrell
calculated 1851 (Age 3 years)
Marriage of a parentSamuel B KittrellSarah BarberView this family
February 20, 1853 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel B Kittrell
December 18, 1854 (Age 7 years)
Death of a motherAmelia Rushin
December 18, 1854 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJason Rushin
1855 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 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 14 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 18 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 19 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 19 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 21 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 26 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death February 13, 1883 (Age 36 years)
Last change November 30, 201615:00:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
4 years
herself
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

Emalissa 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