The Shemwell Family

Daniel Rushin KittrellAge: 81 years18491930

Name
Daniel Rushin Kittrell
Given names
Daniel Rushin
Surname
Kittrell
Birth February 2, 1849 29 30
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 10 months)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrancis Auridel “Franky” Jordan
1850 (Age 10 months)
Census September 13, 1850 (Age 19 months)
Birth of a brotherSamuel Blake Kittrell
calculated 1851 (Age 22 months)
Marriage of a parentSamuel B KittrellSarah BarberView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 20, 1853 (Age 4 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel B Kittrell
December 18, 1854 (Age 5 years)
Death of a motherAmelia Rushin
December 18, 1854 (Age 5 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJason Rushin
1855 (Age 5 years)
Occupation
Minister

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census August 1, 1860 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 16 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
MarriageSarah Jane HinkleView this family
1869 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Kittrell
1874 (Age 24 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Blake Kittrell
1874 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Arthur Kittrell
1877 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#3Martha B Kittrell
1879 (Age 29 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Sarah A Kittrell
September 1882 (Age 33 years)
Death of a sisterEmalissa Kittrell
February 13, 1883 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Alice Kittrell
1884 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Cora D Kittrell
October 1885 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a son
#7Henry J Kittrell
May 1888 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#8Joseph Kittrell
May 1891 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#9Samuel Lee Kittrell
October 1893 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 51 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a wifeSarah Jane Hinkle
June 20, 1917 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 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 68 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 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 December 11, 1930 (Age 81 years)
Burial December 16, 1930 (5 days after death)
Cemetery: Cochran Cemetery
Note: No listing in cemetery of headstone. Source: Find-A-Grave
Last change June 1, 201909:58:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Lucinda Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1840 20 21Missouri, United States
Death: before 1866Missouri, United States
4 years
elder sister
1 year
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
Emalissa Kittrell
Birth: January 10, 1847 27 28Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 13, 1883Missouri, United States
2 years
himself
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
Family with Sarah Jane Hinkle - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1869Carroll, Arkansas, United States
6 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
22 months
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
son

Daniel Rushin 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

Burial
No listing in cemetery of headstone. Source: Find-A-Grave