The Shemwell Family

Nancy Savanah AdamsAge: 56 years18611917

Name
Nancy Savanah Adams
Given names
Nancy Savanah
Surname
Adams
Married name
Nancy Savanah Caswell
Birth 1861 43 35

Birth of a sisterCharlotte Arbell Adams
1864 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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
Birth of a brotherGeorge Wesley Adams
1866 (Age 5 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterFrancis Elizabeth Adams
1869 (Age 8 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterLucy B Adams
calculated 1873 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Hagins
1875 (Age 14 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a fatherWilliam Tony Adams
December 8, 1881 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherNancy Turvey Hagins
February 27, 1885 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 of a brotherJames Monroe Adams
February 27, 1900 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sisterFrancis Elizabeth Adams
1906 (Age 45 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Brown Adams
May 10, 1914 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherFrancis Marion Adams
October 18, 1916 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 55 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (on the date of death)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Death 1917 (Age 56 years)

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by: Kim Jackson
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father
mother
Marriage: August 6, 1846Harris, Georgia, United States
18 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
William D “Bill” Adams
Birth: calculated 1850 32 24Harris, Georgia, United States
Death: August 24, 1934Douglas, Georgia, United States
2 years
elder brother
Joseph Benjamin Adams
Birth: May 8, 1852 34 26Harris, Georgia, United States
Death: July 6, 1933Glenn, Heard, Georgia, United States
2 years
elder brother
James Monroe Adams
Birth: June 25, 1854 36 29Harris, Georgia, United States
Death: February 27, 1900Heard, Georgia, United States
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
John Brown Adams
Birth: December 17, 1859 42 34Harris, Georgia, United States
Death: May 10, 1914Heard, Georgia, United States
2 years
herself
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - William Tony Adams - Household

Georgia

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Adams, William Thead52MWNC
Adams, Nancy Twife44FWSC
Adams, William Dson20MW
Adams, Joseph Bson18MW
Adams, James Mson16MW
Adams, Nancy Sdaughter9FW
Adams, John Bson11MW
Adams, Charlotte Adaughter6FW
Adams, George Wson4MW
Adams, Francis Edaughter1FW