The Shemwell Family

Rhoda Ann KeithAge: 74 years18521927

Name
Rhoda Ann Keith
Given names
Rhoda Ann
Surname
Keith
Married name
Rhoda Ann Breshears
Birth December 13, 1852 25 19
Birth of a sisterSusan Elizabeth Keith
September 12, 1855 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherRufus Wilson Keith
April 6, 1856 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherRobert Foster Keith
February 5, 1860 (Age 7 years)
Death of a fatherJames Foster Keith
May 3, 1863 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 14 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 14 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 16 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
Marriage of a parentJames Wesley ErwinNarcissa Elizabeth HoweView this family
February 6, 1870 (Age 17 years)
MarriageJohn Morris BreshearsView this family
June 11, 1871 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-sisterThursa A Erwin
October 18, 1871 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Frances Elizabeth Breshears
April 14, 1872 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah J Breshears
January 11, 1874 (Age 21 years)
Death of a daughterSarah J Breshears
September 15, 1874 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Cora Ida Breshears
September 15, 1875 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#4Albert Winfield Breshears
November 3, 1876 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Elizabeth Keith
June 11, 1877 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#5Snow Iva Breshears
November 15, 1879 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Rosetta “Etta” Breshears
April 27, 1881 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#7Charles A Breshears
March 23, 1883 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sonCharles A Breshears
August 2, 1884 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Mae T Breshears
April 9, 1885 (Age 32 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn T SmithNarcissa Elizabeth HoweView this family
February 13, 1887 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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
Marriage of a childAlbert Winfield BreshearsAnna FerrellView this family
May 11, 1903 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Anna Mae Breshears
May 19, 1904 (Age 51 years)
Death of a daughterFrances Elizabeth Breshears
October 2, 1904 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Oren Fay Breshears
June 22, 1906 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Clifford Frank Breshears
July 2, 1908 (Age 55 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Morris Breshears
April 27, 1909 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Felix John Breshears
July 24, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Death of a grandsonFelix John Breshears
July 26, 1911 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Rena Addie Breshears
June 8, 1912 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death of a brotherRobert Foster Keith
May 23, 1917 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6William Breshears
November 21, 1917 (Age 64 years)
Death of a grandsonWilliam Breshears
November 21, 1917 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a grandsonWilliam Breshears
November 21, 1917 (Age 64 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Star Cemetery
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 64 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 65 years)

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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a grandson
#7Albert Winfield “Bud” Breshears Jr.
August 2, 1919 (Age 66 years)
Death of a motherNarcissa Elizabeth Howe
July 27, 1920 (Age 67 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Jane Keith
January 12, 1923 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a sisterSarah Jane Keith
January 14, 1923 (Age 70 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Star Cemetery
Death October 23, 1927 (Age 74 years)
Burial October 25, 1927 (2 days after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Star Cemetery
Last change May 3, 202203:59:56

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 10, 1850Polk, Missouri, United States
2 months
elder sister
Sarah Jane Keith
Birth: April 5, 1850 23 16Greene, Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: January 12, 1923Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States
3 years
herself
3 years
younger sister
Susan Elizabeth Keith
Birth: September 12, 1855 28 22Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: June 11, 1877Polk, Missouri, United States
7 months
younger brother
Rufus Wilson Keith
Birth: April 6, 1856 29 22Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: April 29, 1947Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
4 years
younger brother
Robert Foster Keith
Birth: February 5, 1860 33 26Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: May 23, 1917McKinley, Polk, Missouri, United States
Mother’s family with James Wesley Erwin - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: February 6, 1870Polk, Missouri, United States
20 months
half-sister
Thursa A Erwin
Birth: October 18, 1871 44 38Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: September 9, 1938Ventura, California, United States
Mother’s family with John T Smith - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: February 13, 1887Polk, Missouri, United States
Family with John Morris Breshears - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 11, 1871Polk, Missouri, United States
10 months
daughter
Frances Elizabeth Breshears
Birth: April 14, 1872 20 19Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: October 2, 1904Ada, Idaho, United States
21 months
daughter
Sarah J Breshears
Birth: January 11, 1874 22 21Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: September 15, 1874Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
20 months
daughter
Cora Ida Breshears
Birth: September 15, 1875 23 22Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
Death: February 27, 1953Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
14 months
son
3 years
daughter
Snow Iva Breshears
Birth: November 15, 1879 27 26Middleton, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: December 14, 1960Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
17 months
daughter
Rosetta “Etta” Breshears
Birth: April 27, 1881 29 28Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: March 27, 1960Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States
23 months
son
Charles A Breshears
Birth: March 23, 1883 31 30Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: August 2, 1884Ada, Idaho, United States
2 years
daughter
Mae T Breshears
Birth: April 9, 1885 33 32Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: March 12, 1939Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

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