The Shemwell Family

John W. JacksonAge: 20 years18501871

Name
John W. Jackson
Given names
John W.
Surname
Jackson
Birth July 30, 1850 23 21

Birth of a sisterJulia Ann Jackson
July 31, 1854 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a brotherGeorge Washington Jackson
June 8, 1856 (Age 5 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Anderson Gamble
1856 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Robert Jackson
October 6, 1859 (Age 9 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Bennet
before 1860 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherLavinia Malone
1862 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLee Anna Jackson
January 11, 1863 (Age 12 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 10 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 brotherThomas Stonewall Jackson
May 15, 1866 (Age 15 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 16 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 16 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 18 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 brotherGreen White Jackson
May 27, 1870 (Age 19 years)
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherSamuel W Jackson
1871 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherMartha Lucinda Gamble
1871 (Age 20 years)
Death July 12, 1871 (Age 20 years)

Last change May 28, 201721:40:15

by: Kim Jackson
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father
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Marriage: 1847Butts, Georgia, United States
13 months
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4 years
younger sister
22 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
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younger sister
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younger brother
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younger brother
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father
step-mother
Marriage: September 24, 1872Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
22 months
half-brother
Robert Brooks Jackson
Birth: August 8, 1874 47 38Abbotsford, Troup, Georgia, United States
Death: November 8, 1962Fosheeton, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
11 months
half-sister
6 years
half-sister

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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Lee Roy Jackson - Household

Chambers, Alabama

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Jackson, Lee Rhead43MWGA
Jackson, Martha Lwife41FWSCY
Jackson, John Wson19MW
Jackson, George Wson13MW
Jackson, James Rson10MW
Jackson, Lee Adaughter7FW
Jackson, Thomas Sson4MW
Jackson, Green Wson0MWALMay
Jackson, Mary Edaughter22FW
Bassett, Isaac N25MWGA
Bassett, William L2MWY
Jackson, Julia Adaughter15FW