The Shemwell Family

Sarah Elizabeth RoleyAge: 58 years18531912

Sarah Elizabeth Roley
Given names
Sarah Elizabeth
Married name
Sarah Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth May 15, 1853
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

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 7 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 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 -
MarriageJames C ShemwellView this family
April 14, 1878 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#1James Florence Shemwell
October 27, 1879 (Age 26 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Gertrude C “Girty” Shemwell
August 30, 1881 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Rozena May Shemwell
May 27, 1884 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Roley Shemwell
April 11, 1886 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5Rowland Leroy Shemwell
June 29, 1889 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#6Wiley Bolinger Shemwell
September 24, 1896 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 44 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Death of a daughterRozena May Shemwell
March 2, 1908 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Louis BucherGertrude C “Girty” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 21, 1909 (Age 56 years)
Address: Residence of Minister of the Gospel, David Roberts.
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Roley ShemwellNellie May GreerView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 25, 1911 (Age 58 years)

Death February 21, 1912 (Age 58 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: McKee Chapel Cemetery
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Marriage: April 14, 1878Henry, Missouri, United States
18 months
James Florence Shemwell
Birth: October 27, 1879 31 26Missouri, United States
Death: April 19, 1972Valley Falls, Jefferson, Kansas, United States
22 months
Gertrude C “Girty” Shemwell
Birth: August 30, 1881 33 28Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: August 15, 1970Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States
3 years
Rozena May Shemwell
Birth: May 27, 1884 36 31Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: March 2, 1908Pettis, Missouri, United States
22 months
3 years
Rowland Leroy Shemwell
Birth: June 29, 1889 41 36Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1959Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States
7 years
Wiley Bolinger Shemwell
Birth: September 24, 1896 48 43Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: October 30, 1953Smithton, Pettis, Missouri, United States

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