The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Belle JenkinsonAge: 58 years18641923

Name
Elizabeth Belle Jenkinson
Given names
Elizabeth Belle
Surname
Jenkinson
Married name
Elizabeth Belle Kennerly
Birth May 29, 1864
MarriageThomas Smith KennerlyView this family
unknown

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 2 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 2 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 4 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 13 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 daughter
#1Eula Susan Kennerly
July 28, 1895 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Faye Thomas Kennerly
June 6, 1898 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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
Death of a husbandThomas Smith Kennerly
February 7, 1913 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 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 52 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 53 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/
Marriage of a childEllis Elvin AsherFaye Thomas KennerlyView this family
October 4, 1920 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Joe Kennerly Asher
July 11, 1921 (Age 57 years)
Death April 13, 1923 (Age 58 years)
Last change November 25, 201713:39:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Thomas Smith Kennerly - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
daughter
3 years
daughter
Faye Thomas Kennerly
Birth: June 6, 1898 52 34Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1945Murray, Calloway, Kentucky, United States

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