The Shemwell Family

Martha E FrancisAge: 41 years18471888

Name
Martha E Francis
Given names
Martha E
Surname
Francis
Married name
Martha E Stagner
Birth about 1847
MarriageJosiah McKinney Carr “Dock” StagnerView this family
unknown

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 10 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 20 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 20 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 22 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1Silas Marion Stagner
February 14, 1882 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Inece E Stagner
December 1884 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Malinda Ann Stagner
January 24, 1887 (Age 40 years)
Death about 1888 (Age 41 years)
Last change September 21, 201715:04:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son
Silas Marion Stagner
Birth: February 14, 1882 33 35Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1951Trigg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
daughter
Inece E Stagner
Birth: December 1884 35 37Kentucky, United States
Death: 1909Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
daughter
Malinda Ann Stagner
Birth: January 24, 1887 37 40Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 9, 1926Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner + Elizabeth Ann Demaris “Bette” Shemwell - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: June 12, 1889
1 year
step-son
Henry Ernest Stagner
Birth: June 6, 1890 41 35Dorcy, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1974Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
step-daughter

No family available