The Shemwell Family

John Jack HarrisonAge: 33 years18631897

John Jack Harrison
Given names
John Jack
Birth November 3, 1863

MarriageWillie Alice CraigView this family

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 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 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death March 10, 1897 (Age 33 years)

Last change August 27, 201710:29:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Willie Alice Craig - View this family
Thomas Gideon Bagby + Willie Alice Craig - View this family
wife’s husband
Thomas Gideon Bagby
Birth: November 10, 1878 24 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 18, 1953Todd, Kentucky, United States

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