The Shemwell Family

Samuel T AtkinsAge: 19 years18471867

Samuel T Atkins
Given names
Samuel T
Birth January 20, 1847 34 32
Birth of a sisterSarah Atkins
calculated 1847
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Birth of a brotherStephen Atkins
October 24, 1852 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMillie A Atkins
March 4, 1855 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Civil War
between 1861 and 1865 (Age 13 years)

Agency: Infantry
Note: Pvt., Co.E, 25th US Infantry
Death of a brotherMartin B Atkins
March 3, 1864 (Age 17 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 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 -
Death of a brotherElijah “Eli” Atkins
1866 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherStephen Atkins
1866 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 19 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 19 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death January 6, 1867 (Age 19 years)
Cemetery: Chattanooga National Cemetery
Last change May 30, 201715:17:46

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 2, 1831Grainger, Tennessee, United States
19 months
elder sister
Elizabeth Jane Atkins
Birth: July 29, 1832 20 18Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 8, 1922Powder Springs, Grainger, Tennessee, United States
5 years
elder brother
Elijah “Eli” Atkins
Birth: April 26, 1837 25 23Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1866Tennessee, United States
23 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Mary C Atkins
Birth: calculated 1843 30 28Granger, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
2 years
Samuel T Atkins
Birth: January 20, 1847 34 32Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 6, 1867Tennessee, United States
11 months
Sarah Atkins
Birth: calculated 1847 34 32Granger, Tennessee, United States
6 years
younger brother
Stephen Atkins
Birth: October 24, 1852 40 38Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 3, 1883Granger, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Millie A Atkins
Birth: March 4, 1855 43 41Granger, Tennessee, United States
Death: Granger, Tennessee, United States

Pvt., Co.E, 25th US Infantry