The Shemwell Family

Marion KittrellAge: 31 years18391870

Marion Kittrell
Given names
Birth calculated 1839 30 18
MarriageLouisana A “Dixie” TomlinView this family

Death of a fatherJoseph Kittrell
1840 (Age 12 months)
Address: Present day Butler Co.
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 -
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
before 1850 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherFrancis Auridel “Franky” Jordan
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 -
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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 -
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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 28 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Virginia B Kittrell
calculated 1870 (on the date of death)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah Virginia Kittrell
May 5, 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
elder sister
3 years
Mother’s family with James Brannum - View this family
Family with Louisana A “Dixie” Tomlin - View this family
Virginia B Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1870 31 19Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: December 23, 1943Kansas, United States
4 months
Sarah Virginia Kittrell
Birth: May 5, 1870 31 19Missouri, United States
Death: June 3, 1952Cedar, Missouri, United States

Marion Kittrell has 45 first cousins recorded