The Shemwell Family

Sarah Jane “Sallie” ReidAge: 65 years18491915

Name
Sarah Jane “Sallie” Reid
Given names
Sarah Jane
Surname
Reid
Nickname
Sallie
Married name
Sarah Jane Connor
Birth December 25, 1849 30 21
Census August 27, 1850 (Age 8 months)
Birth of a brotherJohn F “Bud” Reid
calculated 1855 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret E “Maggie” Reid
calculated 1856 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a sisterAlice Reid
calculated March 1860 (Age 10 years)
Census August 6, 1860 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 11 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 brotherWilliam Whitson Reid
November 28, 1865 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a son
#1John Ira Connor
April 13, 1868 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Louisa Reid
calculated 1868 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 daughter
#2Carrie Eugenea Connor
January 25, 1870 (Age 20 years)
MarriageJohn Calhoun ConnorView this family
July 4, 1870 (Age 20 years)
Note: Document says 04 JUL 1860(John would have been 12/ Sallie 10) according to census records it should read 1870. -b
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Jane Daniel
February 18, 1871 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherJohn L Reid
1877 (Age 27 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam R MasonLouisa ShemwellView this family
between 1878 and 1880 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 30 years)
Marriage of a childOscar Grant GillmoreCarrie Eugenea ConnorView this family
November 18, 1890 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Ira ConnorSarah E TatumView this family
February 22, 1891 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Chesleigh Kidwell Gillmore
August 16, 1892 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Paul H Connor
September 10, 1893 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Merle Connor
November 17, 1893 (Age 43 years)
Note: Tombstone says: 17 NOV 1893 but 1900 & 1910 Census says she's older DEC 1891. -b
Birth of a grandson
#4Glenerver Reid Gillmore
August 15, 1895 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Zoie Fred Connor
December 12, 1895 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Thelma Grace Gillmore
February 12, 1898 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 motherLouisa Shemwell
July 15, 1899 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Rev. Nello Dwight Gillmore
October 21, 1900 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Ector Lynn Gillmore
December 27, 1902 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Ira ConnorAlice Dowell PurcellView this family
estimated 1902 (Age 52 years)

Death of a husbandJohn Calhoun Connor
June 14, 1904 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Bessie Irene Connor
September 25, 1904 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Carmen Ira Gillmore
February 17, 1909 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11James Ira Connor
October 19, 1909 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Margie Rosalie Gillmore
September 20, 1911 (Age 61 years)
Death March 13, 1915 (Age 65 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Winnsboro City Cemetery
Last change July 31, 201710:41:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 13, 1845Davidson, North Carolina, United States
5 years
herself
Sarah Jane “Sallie” Reid
Birth: December 25, 1849 30 21Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 13, 1915Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
6 years
younger brother
John F “Bud” Reid
Birth: calculated 1855 36 27Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1916Texas, United States
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Alice Reid
Birth: calculated March 1860 41 32Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1945
6 years
younger brother
William Whitson Reid
Birth: November 28, 1865 46 37Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 23, 1943Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
3 years
younger sister
Nancy Louisa Reid
Birth: calculated 1868 49 40Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death:
Mother’s family with William R Mason - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: between 1878 and 1880Texas, United States
Family with John Calhoun Connor - View this family
husband
herself
Sarah Jane “Sallie” Reid
Birth: December 25, 1849 30 21Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 13, 1915Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
Marriage: July 4, 1870Rowan, North Carolina, United States
-2 years
son
21 months
daughter

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - John L Reed - Household

Rowan, North Carolina

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
John L Reedhead33MWFarmerNC
Louisa Reedwife22FWNC
Sarah Jane Reeddaughter6mFWNC
Reed, Noah28MWSchoot TeacherNC
Tresler, Rufus11MWNC

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - John L Reed - Household

Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
John L Reedhead41MWFarmerNC
Louisa Reedwife32FWNC
Sarah Reeddaughter10FWNC
John T Reedson5MWNC
Maggie U Reeddaughter4FWNC
Alice Reeddaughter6mFWNC
Noah Reedbrother ?38MWDay LaborerNC

Marriage
Document says 04 JUL 1860(John would have been 12/ Sallie 10) according to census records it should read 1870. -b
Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Calhoun Connor - Household

Rockwall, Texas

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Connor, John CWM32headMFarmerNCNCNC
Connor, Sallie JWF31wifeMKeeping HouseNCNCNC
Connor, John IWM12sonSNCNCNC
Connor, Carrie EWF10daughterSNCNCNC