The Shemwell Family

Nancy Ella AdamsonAge: 67 years18681936

Nancy Ella Adamson
Given names
Nancy Ella
Married name
Nancy Ella Adams
Birth October 22, 1868
MarriageJoseph Benjamin AdamsView this family

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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 months)

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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a husbandJoseph Benjamin Adams
July 6, 1933 (Age 64 years)
Death March 23, 1936 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
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February 14, 2018

by: Barry Shemwell
Last change March 5, 202014:00:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Joseph Benjamin Adams - View this family
Joseph Benjamin Adams
Birth: May 8, 1852 34 26Harris, Georgia, United States
Death: July 6, 1933Glenn, Heard, Georgia, United States
Nancy Ella Adamson
Birth: October 22, 1868Heard, Georgia, United States
Death: March 23, 1936Heard, Georgia, United States

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