The Shemwell Family

Marion KittrellAge: 31 years18391870

Name
Marion Kittrell
Given names
Marion
Surname
Kittrell
Birth calculated 1839 30 18
Death of a fatherJoseph Kittrell
1840 (Age 12 months)
Address: Present day Butler Co.
Marriage of a parentJames BrannumRebecca Ann RushinView this family
Type: Civil marriage
January 2, 1842 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 7 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrancis Auridel “Franky” Jordan
1850 (Age 11 years)
Census September 4, 1850 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJason Rushin
1855 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 18 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census July 11, 1860 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 22 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 28 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 28 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
MarriageLouisana Arena “Dixie” TomlinView this family
October 1869 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 30 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Sarah Virginia Kittrell
May 15, 1870 (Age 31 years)
Census July 30, 1870 (Age 31 years)
Death 1870 (Age 31 years)
Last change November 30, 201615:31:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
3 years
himself
Mother’s family with James Brannum - View this family
step-father
James Brannum
Birth: August 12, 1799South Carolina, United States
Death: June 6, 1876Butler, Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage: January 2, 1842Ripley, Missouri, United States
Family with Louisana Arena “Dixie” Tomlin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 1869
7 months
daughter
Sarah Virginia Kittrell
Birth: May 15, 1870 31 19Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: June 3, 1952Eldorado, Cedar, Missouri, United States
Robert F Warbington + Louisana Arena “Dixie” Tomlin - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: 1883
4 years
step-son
Robert Luther “Luke” Warbington
Birth: October 28, 1886 34 36Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death:
5 years
step-daughter
Ida May Warbington
Birth: April 3, 1892 40 41Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 1987Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
3 years
step-daughter

Marion Kittrell has 45 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - James Brannum - Household

Butler, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
James Branumhead51MWfarmerSC
Rebecca Brannumwife28FWTN
Marion Kittrellstep son11MWMO

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Marion Kittrell - Household

1850 Butler, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Marion Kittrellhead21MWfarmerMO

Living in James Brannum household

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Marion Kittrell - Household

Thomas, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Kittrell, Marionhead30MWFarmerMOOct
Kittrell, Louisanawife19FWKeeping HouseTNOct