The Shemwell Family

William Nicholas McMahanAge: 54 years18471902

William Nicholas McMahan
Given names
William Nicholas
Birth June 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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 13 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 -
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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 -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 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 -
MarriageAnna Elizabeth “Annie” ShemwellView this family
March 31, 1878 (Age 30 years)
Note: James M. Huff, J.P.
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mamie McMahan
about 1879 (Age 31 years)
Census June 6, 1880 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Elzira “Ella” McMahan
September 10, 1882 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#3Charles Nicholas “Charlie” McMahan
February 28, 1885 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Annie McMahan
October 17, 1891 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Bessie Marguerite McMahan
November 14, 1894 (Age 47 years)
1894 (Age 46 years)
Address: From Cooper County, Missouri, United States
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 50 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 -
Death of a daughterAnnie McMahan
before 1900 (Age 52 years)
Census June 5, 1900 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Lester Lee Roper
November 25, 1901 (Age 54 years)
Death April 19, 1902 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: New Liberty Baptist Cemetery
Last change January 2, 201714:42:46

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: March 31, 1878Cooper, Missouri, United States
21 months
Mamie McMahan
Birth: about 1879 31 19Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
Elzira “Ella” McMahan
Birth: September 10, 1882 35 23Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1943West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States
3 years
7 years
Annie McMahan
Birth: October 17, 1891 44 32Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1900Missouri, United States
3 years
Greenberry “Doc” Turner + Anna Elizabeth “Annie” Shemwell - View this family
wife’s husband
Greenbury TurnerGreenberry “Doc” Turner
Birth: September 24, 1852Cherokee, Georgia, United States
Death: October 1, 1943Pomona, Howell, Missouri, United States
Marriage: August 1902

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