The Shemwell Family

Preston HendricksonAge: 54 years18451899

Name
Preston Hendrickson
Given names
Preston
Surname
Hendrickson
Birth April 18, 1845
MarriageElizabeth HinkleView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 months)
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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 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 15 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 21 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 21 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary “Mollie” Hendrickson
October 19, 1869 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Marriage of a childFarmerMary “Mollie” HendricksonView this family
before 1885 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Walter Acuff
October 1885 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Give F Acuff
February 1890 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Bertha T Acuff
January 1892 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Clarence H Acuff
March 1894 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph Clyde “Joe” AcuffMary “Mollie” HendricksonView this family
April 18, 1896 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Thomas Floyd Acuff
January 1898 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 52 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
Death July 3, 1899 (Age 54 years)
Last change December 9, 201613:19:12

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Elizabeth Hinkle - View this family
himself
Preston Hendrickson
Birth: April 18, 1845Bell, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 3, 1899Fourmile, Bell, Kentucky, United States
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