The Shemwell Family

Marion PowersAge: 10 years18591870

Marion Powers
Given names
Birth January 2, 1859 25 21
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 24, 1860 (Age 18 months)
Birth of a sisterRebecca Ann Powers
November 28, 1861 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherAlbert Ernest Powers
February 22, 1865 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 7 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a brotherGeorge W Powers
calculated 1868 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterMarinda Powers
December 20, 1869 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 -
Death before 1870 (Age 10 years)
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: June 26, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
18 months
elder sister
Mary Elizabeth Powers
Birth: calculated 1853 19 15Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1893Butler, Missouri, United States
4 years
elder brother
Holloway Kittrell Powers
Birth: October 15, 1856 22 19Missouri, United States
Death: March 23, 1875
2 years
Marion Powers
Birth: January 2, 1859 25 21Missouri, United States
Death: before 1870Missouri, United States
3 years
younger sister
Rebecca Ann Powers
Birth: November 28, 1861 28 24Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 11, 1890Butler, Missouri, United States
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Marinda Powers
Birth: December 20, 1869 36 32Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1945Pope, Arkansas, United States
5 years
younger sister

Marion Powers has 1 first cousin recorded

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - George Washington Powers - Household

Washington, Ripley, MO

Washington Powershead26MWFarmerMO
P A Powerswife23FWDomesticMO
E Powersdaughter7FWMO
H K Powersson3MWMO
M Powersson1MWMO