The Shemwell Family

David Theopholus HerringAge: 73 years18511925

Name
David Theopholus Herring
Given names
David Theopholus
Surname
Herring
Birth December 14, 1851
MarriageEmily Jane RollinsView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 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 9 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 15 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 15 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 17 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 26 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
#1David Edgar Herring
November 19, 1885 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 46 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
Marriage of a childDavid Edgar HerringZora McMillanView this family
February 11, 1906 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruby Helen Herring
July 3, 1907 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Roy Phillip Herring
December 2, 1909 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mildred Herring
February 14, 1912 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 64 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sibyl Larue Herring
December 31, 1916 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 65 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 66 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/
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Dorothy Nell Herring
January 22, 1919 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Harriet Lucille Herring
February 2, 1923 (Age 71 years)
Death March 10, 1925 (Age 73 years)
Last change November 10, 201714:24:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Emily Jane Rollins - View this family
himself
David Theopholus Herring
Birth: December 14, 1851Monticello, Drew, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 10, 1925Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
wife
Emily Jane Rollins
Birth: March 16, 1860Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States
Death: April 16, 1957Nocona, Montague, Texas, United States
Marriage:
son

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