The Shemwell Family

James Mathew SightsAge: 36 years18691906

Name
James Mathew Sights
Given names
James Mathew
Surname
Sights
Birth October 3, 1869 30 32
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageMary Susan “Susie” ShemwellView this family
January 7, 1892 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Effie R Sights
November 1892 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#2Herman Russel Sights
estimated March 1896 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Blanche H Sights
April 29, 1898 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 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
Birth of a son
#4Ashford Rankin Sights
April 20, 1903 (Age 33 years)

Death September 24, 1906 (Age 36 years)

Burial 1906 (Age 36 years)
Cemetery: Pleasant Valley Cemetery
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father
mother
Marriage:
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Family with Mary Susan “Susie” Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 7, 1892Niagara, Henderson, Kentucky, United States
11 months
daughter
Effie R Sights
Birth: November 1892 23 18
Death: April 24, 1980Henderson, Kentucky, United States
3 years
son
Herman Russel Sights
Birth: estimated March 1896 26 22Henderson, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 2, 1939
2 years
daughter
Blanche H Sights
Birth: April 29, 1898 28 24Henderson, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 10, 1972Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
5 years
son
Ashford Rankin Sights
Birth: April 20, 1903 33 29
Death: August 11, 1985Henderson, Kentucky, United States
Edward Alexander Ross + Mary Susan “Susie” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage:
step-son
Homer Alston Ross
Birth: October 6, 1912 45 38Henderson, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 1, 1913Henderson, Kentucky, United States
2 years
step-daughter

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