The Shemwell Family

Nancy Ella AdamsonAge: 67 years18681936

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

Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 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 (Age 48 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 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a husbandJoseph Benjamin Adams
July 6, 1933 (Age 64 years)
Death March 23, 1936 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Grove Cemetery
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February 14, 2018

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

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

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