The Shemwell Family

Susannah Ihrig Age: 67 years18411909

Name
Susannah Ihrig
Given names
Susannah Ihrig
Married name
Susannah Ihrig Breshears
Birth October 29, 1841
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 years)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
MarriageJohn Martin VanBuren BreshearsView this family
January 30, 1862 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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 25 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 25 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Ellen Breshears
September 15, 1869 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 27 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 36 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Marriage of a childHenry Methusalah ColbertElizabeth Ellen BreshearsView this family
September 28, 1890 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Leona May Colbert
August 3, 1897 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 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 October 3, 1909 (Age 67 years)
Last change December 21, 201705:52:08

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with John Martin VanBuren Breshears - View this family
husband
John Martin VanBuren Breshears
Birth: November 19, 1840 39 34Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1922Benton, Missouri, United States
herself
Susannah Ihrig
Birth: October 29, 1841Hanover, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: October 3, 1909Hickory, Missouri, United States
Marriage: January 30, 1862Wheatland, Hickory, Missouri, United States
8 years
daughter
Elizabeth Ellen Breshears
Birth: September 15, 1869 28 27Alexander, Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: December 12, 1941Tonasket, Okanogan, Washington, United States

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