The Shemwell Family

Alice ReidAge: 84 years18601945

Name
Alice Reid
Given names
Alice
Surname
Reid
Birth calculated March 1860 41 32
Census August 6, 1860 (Age 5 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 13 months)

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 5 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterNancy Louisa Reid
calculated 1868 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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
Census August 8, 1870 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherJohn L Reid
1877 (Age 16 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam R MasonLouisa ShemwellView this family
between 1878 and 1880 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 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 38 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 39 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Jane “Sallie” Reid
March 13, 1915 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherJohn F “Bud” Reid
1916 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 55 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 56 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 57 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 69 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 brotherWilliam Whitson Reid
August 23, 1943 (Age 83 years)
Cause: Suicide
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 81 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death 1945 (Age 84 years)

Last change July 28, 201716:54:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 13, 1845Davidson, North Carolina, United States
5 years
elder sister
Sarah Jane “Sallie” Reid
Birth: December 25, 1849 30 21Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 13, 1915Winnsboro, Wood, Texas, United States
6 years
elder brother
John F “Bud” Reid
Birth: calculated 1855 36 27Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1916Texas, United States
2 years
elder sister
4 years
herself
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

Alice Reid has 39 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (39)

Parents James Isaac Shemwell +
Parents Poindexter Shemwell + Elizabeth J McClennan
1William M Shemwell18521920
2Allen Shemwell18541870
Parents Alexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr. + Catharine Reed
3James A Shemwell18551875
5John L Shemwell18591870
6Thomas D Shemwell18621872
7William A Shemwell18671888
8Ida May Shemwell18691954
Parents Whitson Berry Shemwell + Margaret E Oldham
1Thomas A Shemwell18601905
3Lula Lea Shemwell18641933
Parents Dr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell + Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” Thompson
1Baxter Shemwell18581932
5Cora B Shemwell18641950
6Frederick Shemwell18661867
7Della Shemwell18681923
8Etta Shemwell18701901
10Alice Shemwell18741946
11Harold Shemwell18761936
13Odell Shemwell18801904
Parents Casper A Owen + Charlotte Jane Shemwell
1Sylvester Lee Owen18561938
Parents Jesse H Maley + Charlotte Jane Shemwell
1John L Maley18671901
3Robert C Maley18741897
4Nannie Mae Maley18781974
Parents Robert Alexander Yarborough + Margaret Shemwell
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

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - John L Reed - Household

Providence, Rowan, North Carolina

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Reed, John Lhead50MWFarmerNC
Reed, Louisawife42FWKeeping houseNC
Reed, John Fson17MWWorks on farmNC
Reed, Maggie Edaughter14FWNo occupationNC
Reed, Alicedaughter11FWAt homeNC
Reed, William Wson5MWAt homeNC
Reed, Nancy Ldaughter2FWAt homeNC