The Shemwell Family

Grace M CrenshawAge: 47 years18511898

Name
Grace M Crenshaw
Given names
Grace M
Surname
Crenshaw
Married name
Grace M Ellis
Birth 1851 23 18
Birth of a sisterIda C Crenshaw
January 14, 1853 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 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 10 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 16 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 16 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 18 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
Census June 10, 1870 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a sisterIda C Crenshaw
August 20, 1891 (Age 40 years)
MarriageJohn Thaddeus EllisView this family
October 19, 1892 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherRachal R Robertson
January 10, 1895 (Age 44 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 47 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 September 4, 1898 (Age 47 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Toll Gate Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201712:39:40

by: Barry Shemwell
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Grace M Crenshaw
Birth: 1851 23 18Tennessee, United States
Death: September 4, 1898Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
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herself
Grace M Crenshaw
Birth: 1851 23 18Tennessee, United States
Death: September 4, 1898Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 19, 1892Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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younger sister
Marriage: November 13, 1872Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
niece
Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
22 months
nephew
John Florian Ellis
Birth: September 16, 1876 25 23Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 25, 1883Shelby, Tennessee, United States
20 months
nephew
William Everett Ellis
Birth: May 20, 1878 27 25Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 3, 1880Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
18 months
nephew
Newton B Ellis
Birth: November 14, 1879 28 26Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1928Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
niece
Ida Inez Ellis
Birth: November 15, 1882 31 29Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 19, 1883Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
nephew
John T Ellis Jr.
Birth: January 1885 33 31Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1904Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
niece
John Thaddeus Ellis + Lucy Justice - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: July 8, 1900Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
step-daughter
Marietta Ellis
Birth: October 3, 1902 51 27Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1935Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
step-daughter
John Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
Birth: October 29, 1908 57 33Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1974Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
7 years
step-son
Robert L Ellis
Birth: August 17, 1915 64 39Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 1915Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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