The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth HinkleAge: 61 years18481909

Elizabeth Hinkle
Given names
Married name
Elizabeth Hendrickson
Birth May 10, 1848
MarriagePreston HendricksonView this family

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 18 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 18 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary “Mollie” Hendrickson
October 19, 1869 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 20 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childFarmerMary “Mollie” HendricksonView this family
before 1885 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Walter Acuff
October 1885 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Give F Acuff
February 1890 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Bertha T Acuff
January 1892 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Clarence H Acuff
March 1894 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph Clyde “Joe” AcuffMary “Mollie” HendricksonView this family
April 18, 1896 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Thomas Floyd Acuff
January 1898 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 -
Death of a husbandPreston Hendrickson
July 3, 1899 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Fannie Elizabeth Acuff
December 9, 1899 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Ollie Beatrice Acuff
November 21, 1902 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Charles “Charlie” Acuff
March 28, 1908 (Age 59 years)
Death July 20, 1909 (Age 61 years)
Last change December 9, 201613:21:12

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

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