The Shemwell Family

Henry Methusalah ColbertAge: 40 years18671907

Name
Henry Methusalah Colbert
Given names
Henry Methusalah
Surname
Colbert
Birth March 25, 1867
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 months)

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 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageElizabeth Ellen BreshearsView this family
September 28, 1890 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Leona May Colbert
August 3, 1897 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 December 6, 1907 (Age 40 years)
Last change December 21, 201705:49:24

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Elizabeth Ellen Breshears - View this family
himself
Henry Methusalah Colbert
Birth: March 25, 1867Mason, Illinois, United States
Death: December 6, 1907Molson, Okanogan, Washington, United States
wife
Elizabeth Ellen Breshears
Birth: September 15, 1869 28 27Alexander, Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1941Tonasket, Okanogan, Washington, United States
Marriage: September 28, 1890Benton, Missouri, United States
7 years
daughter
Leona May Colbert
Birth: August 3, 1897 30 27Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: March 6, 1959Tonasket, Okanogan, Washington, United States

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