The Shemwell Family

Frances Josephine “Fannie” MitchellAge: 27 years18531880

Frances Josephine “Fannie” Mitchell
Given names
Frances Josephine
Birth February 14, 1853 34 27
Birth of a brotherHenry Mitchell
September 1855 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Jefferson “Tom” Mitchell
July 4, 1856 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherHenry Mitchell
before 1860 (Age 6 years)
Census September 3, 1860 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherAugustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell
December 3, 1860 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 -
Birth of a sisterMary Lee “Mollie” Mitchell
January 21, 1866 (Age 12 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Jane Mitchell
June 1867 (Age 14 years)
Note: Nancy Jane was blind, at least part of her life according to Jack Edward Millen and his cousin Calvin Millen
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 -
Census August 22, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 11, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Death October 11, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Last change September 27, 201713:48:51

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: 1845Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
William Caswell Mitchell
Birth: January 21, 1846 27 20Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 8, 1893Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
Nancy Jane Mitchell
Birth: September 6, 1848 30 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 1867Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Frances Josephine “Fannie” Mitchell
Birth: February 14, 1853 34 27Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 11, 1880Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Henry Mitchell
Birth: September 1855 37 29Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1860Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
younger brother
Thomas Jefferson Mitchell and daughterThomas Jefferson “Tom” Mitchell
Birth: July 4, 1856 38 30Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 24, 1924Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Augustus Ebin MitchellAugustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell
Birth: December 3, 1860 42 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 21, 1920Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
5 years
younger sister

Frances Josephine “Fannie” Mitchell has 9 first cousins recorded