The Shemwell Family

Sarah Jane Johnson

Sarah Jane Johnson
Given names
Sarah Jane
Married name
Sarah Jane Moore
MarriageDon Carlos MooreView this family

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Birth of a son
#1Daniel Fletcher Moore
May 7, 1856
Birth of a daughter
#2Martha Ellen Moore
January 12, 1858

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a son
#3Larkin W Moore
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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 -
Death of a motherMartha W “Patsy” Burton
November 1, 1875

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childDaniel Fletcher MooreSusan A “Susie” ShemwellView this family
August 25, 1879
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles G “Charlie” Moore
July 15, 1880
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Amanda J Moore
March 24, 1883
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Elthella G “Thella” Moore
November 1885
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Francis Nora “Fannie” Moore
August 28, 1888
Birth of a grandson
#5Carlos R Moore
January 24, 1891
Birth of a grandson
#6Almus Moore
October 8, 1893
Death of a grandsonAlmus Moore
January 19, 1895
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Myrtle Moore
February 1896

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Trina Ellen Moore
March 15, 1899
Birth of a grandson
#9Ralph Eugene Moore
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a granddaughterTrina Ellen Moore
January 8, 1918

Death of a grandsonCharles G “Charlie” Moore
April 17, 1918
Death of a granddaughterFrancis Nora “Fannie” Moore
October 19, 1918
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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 of a sonDaniel Fletcher Moore
September 11, 1920
Death of a sonLarkin W Moore
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -

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by: Donna Osiek
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Marriage: November 16, 1821Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
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20 months
7 years
Larkin W Moore
Birth: 1864Arkansas, United States
Death: 1922Ripley, Missouri, United States

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