The Shemwell Family

John M. BreshearsAge: 57 years18511909

John M. Breshears
Given names
John M.
Birth November 23, 1851 27 18
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 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 9 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 15 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 15 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Quincy Breshears
June 25, 1869 (Age 17 years)
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 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 -
MarriageRhoda Ann KeithView this family
June 11, 1871 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Albert Winfield Breshears
November 3, 1876 (Age 24 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherReuben Dobbin Breshears
December 1, 1881 (Age 30 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherNaomi Ann Hogg
October 1, 1892 (Age 40 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 46 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 -
Death of a motherMary H. Batten
April 12, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childAlbert Winfield BreshearsAnna FerrellView this family
May 11, 1903 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Anna Mae Breshears
May 19, 1904 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Oren Fay Breshears
June 22, 1906 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Clifford Frank Breshears
July 2, 1908 (Age 56 years)
Death April 27, 1909 (Age 57 years)
Last change December 21, 201706:02:08

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Reuben Dobbin Breshears
Birth: March 26, 1824 31 19Lawrence, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1, 1881Blaine, Idaho, United States
Mary H. Batten
Birth: March 7, 1833Carroll, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 12, 1899Blaine, Idaho, United States
Marriage: March 4, 1848Polk, Missouri, United States
4 years
John M. Breshears
Birth: November 23, 1851 27 18Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1909Ada, Idaho, United States
Family with Rhoda Ann Keith - View this family
John M. Breshears
Birth: November 23, 1851 27 18Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: April 27, 1909Ada, Idaho, United States
Marriage: June 11, 1871Polk, Missouri, United States
5 years

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