The Shemwell Family

James E RobbsAge: 61 years18571918

James E Robbs
Given names
James E
Birth 1857
MarriageSallie HanselView this family

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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 4 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 10 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Beulah Muriel Robbs
December 13, 1891 (Age 34 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 -
Marriage of a childBert Leon “Bertie” ShemwellBeulah Muriel RobbsView this family
December 25, 1907 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 60 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 61 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 -
Death August 8, 1918 (Age 61 years)
Last change October 16, 201709:24:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Sallie Hansel - View this family
James E Robbs
Birth: 1857Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1918Houston, Tennessee, United States
Sallie Hansel
Birth: April 17, 1860Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 15, 1933Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Beulah Muriel Robbs
Birth: December 13, 1891 34 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 21, 1977Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States

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