The Shemwell Family

May Eugenia BurnsAge: 68 years18671936

Name
May Eugenia Burns
Given names
May Eugenia
Surname
Burns
Married name
May Eugenia Mitchell
Birth October 25, 1867
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 months)

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 10 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 30 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
MarriageAugustus Ebin “Gus” MitchellView this family
October 7, 1901 (Age 33 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a son
#1Paul Sheridan Mitchell
June 14, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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/
Census January 6, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Death of a husbandAugustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell
April 21, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Lukemia
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 61 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 February 2, 1936 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Maple Park Cemetery
Last change September 28, 201714:02:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Augustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell - View this family
husband
Augustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell
Birth: December 3, 1860 42 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 21, 1920Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
herself
May Eugenia Burns
Birth: October 25, 1867Nashville, Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: February 2, 1936Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Marriage: October 7, 1901Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
9 years
son
Paul Sheridan Mitchell
Birth: June 14, 1910 49 42Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 16, 1984Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States
Family with Whitehead - View this family
husband
herself
May Eugenia Burns
Birth: October 25, 1867Nashville, Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: February 2, 1936Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Augustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell - Household

1253 Floyd Street Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Mitchell, Augustus EheadMW49M18KYTNKYBook keeperTobacco Co.
Mitchell, Mary EwifeFW42M2820ILTNKY
Mitchell, Mabel PneiceFW11STNKYTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Augustus Ebin “Gus” Mitchell - Household

2022 Barringer Avenue Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Mitchell, AugustusheadMW56MKYTNTN? TreasurerTobacco Co.
Mitchell, MaywifeFW51MILTNTN
Mitchell, MabelnieceFW20STNKYUSStenographerLaw Office
Mitchell, PaulsonMW9SKYKYIL
Dunlap, LouisboarderMW33SKYKYVAClerkReal Estate