The Shemwell Family

Emily PhillipsAge: 65 years18401906

Emily Phillips
Given names
Married name
Emily Holland
Birth November 20, 1840
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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 -
MarriageGeorge Martin HollandView this family
March 15, 1858 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jeremiah Edward “Jerry” Holland
February 19, 1859 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 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 20 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Georgie A Holland
1866 (Age 25 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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 granddaughter
#1Emma Holland
October 12, 1877 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#3Kirby S Holland
about 1879 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Florence Holland
January 6, 1880 (Age 39 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Alexander Hillman Holland
August 29, 1881 (Age 40 years)

Marriage of a childIra HarrisGeorgie A HollandView this family
1881 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4Otis Holland
December 6, 1883 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Ettie Lisbeth Holland
July 9, 1885 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a grandson
#6William Hickmon Holland
July 9, 1885 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7Cynthia Hattie Holland
June 10, 1888 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a grandson
#8George Herman Holland
April 15, 1891 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#9Ina Macey Holland
July 6, 1896 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 57 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 August 1, 1906 (Age 65 years)
Family with George Martin Holland - View this family
Marriage: March 15, 1858Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
8 years
14 years
Kirby S Holland
Birth: about 1879 41 38Kentucky, United States
Death: 1919Kentucky, United States

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