The Shemwell Family

Francis Jane Adams1857

Name
Francis Jane Adams
Given names
Francis Jane
Surname
Adams
Birth 1857 39 31
Birth of a brotherJohn Brown Adams
December 17, 1859 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census July 17, 1860 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Savanah Adams
1861 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterCharlotte Arbell Adams
1864 (Age 7 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 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
Birth of a brotherGeorge Wesley Adams
1866 (Age 9 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 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 12 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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
Birth of a sisterLucy B Adams
calculated 1873 (Age 16 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Hagins
1875 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 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 24 years)
Death of a motherNancy Turvey Hagins
February 27, 1885 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 43 years)
Death of a sisterFrancis Elizabeth Adams
1906 (Age 49 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Brown Adams
May 10, 1914 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherFrancis Marion Adams
October 18, 1916 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a sisterNancy Savanah Adams
1917 (Age 60 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 60 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 61 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 72 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a brotherJoseph Benjamin Adams
July 6, 1933 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam D “Bill” Adams
August 24, 1934 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 84 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 93 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 89 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Last change May 28, 201701:56:22

by: Kim Jackson
Family with parents - View this family
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
herself
3 years
younger brother
John Brown Adams
Birth: December 17, 1859 42 34Harris, Georgia, United States
Death: May 10, 1914Heard, Georgia, United States
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Lucy B Adams
Birth: calculated 1873 55 47Heard, Georgia, United States
Death:

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - William Tony Adams - Household

Harris Georgia Valley Plain

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
William Tony Adamshead42MWOverseerNC
Nancy Turvey Adamswife35FWSC
Francis Marion Adamsson12MWGA
William D Adamsson10MWGA
Joseph Benjamin Adamsson8MWGA
James Monroe Adamsson6MWGA
Francis Jane Adamsdaughter3FWGA
John Brown Adamsson1MWGA