The Shemwell Family

Samuel Blake KittrellAge: 23 years18511874

Name
Samuel Blake Kittrell
Given names
Samuel Blake
Surname
Kittrell
Birth calculated 1851 31 32
Marriage of a parentSamuel B KittrellSarah BarberView this family
February 20, 1853 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel B Kittrell
December 18, 1854 (Age 3 years)
Death of a motherAmelia Rushin
December 18, 1854 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJason Rushin
1855 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 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 10 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 15 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 16 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 16 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 18 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 1874 (Age 23 years)
Last change November 30, 201615:02:53

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
elder sister
Emalissa Kittrell
Birth: January 10, 1847 27 28Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 13, 1883Missouri, United States
2 years
elder brother
3 years
himself
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

Samuel Blake Kittrell has 35 first cousins recorded