The Shemwell Family

Matilda PriceAge: 81 years18401921

Name
Matilda Price
Given names
Matilda
Surname
Price
Married name
Matilda Frost
Birth January 28, 1840
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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
MarriageElijah Frost Jr.View this family
January 28, 1856 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Frost
March 1, 1858 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 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 son
#2Houston Frost
November 18, 1860 (Age 20 years)
Death of a daughterMary Frost
February 2, 1861 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a son
#3Byron Frost
October 24, 1863 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 21 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
Birth of a son
#4Montgomery Frost
June 27, 1867 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#5Ada Frost
March 1, 1869 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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
Birth of a daughter
#6Ida Frost
August 17, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#7Anthony Wayne Frost
May 16, 1875 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#8Vance Frost
December 25, 1877 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 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 childHouston FrostSidney Elizabeth “Lizzie” WardView this family
November 16, 1879 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Houston Frost Jr.
February 9, 1881 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Mae Frost
April 17, 1882 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lillian M Frost
October 24, 1882 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Raleigh Frost
October 31, 1884 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a son
#10Elijah Frost III
January 30, 1886 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Clara Frost
November 28, 1887 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Elmer Todd Frost
December 31, 1890 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Edith Frost
January 8, 1895 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Cecil Ernest Frost
November 21, 1897 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 58 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 of a sonVance Frost
October 6, 1904 (Age 64 years)
Death of a husbandElijah Frost Jr.
November 28, 1904 (Age 64 years)
Death of a granddaughterClara Frost
April 21, 1914 (Age 74 years)
Burial of a granddaughterClara Frost
April 23, 1914 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sonHouston Frost
September 18, 1916 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 75 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 grandsonHouston Frost Jr.
July 8, 1917 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 76 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 77 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/
Death April 9, 1921 (Age 81 years)
Last change December 31, 201705:40:58

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Elijah Frost Jr. - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 28, 1856Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
Byron Frost
Birth: October 24, 1863 42 23Susanville, Lassen, California, United States
Death: May 8, 1950Los Angeles, California, United States
4 years
son
Montgomery Frost
Birth: June 27, 1867 46 27Idaho, United States
Death: December 27, 1924Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, United States
20 months
daughter
Ada Frost
Birth: March 1, 1869 48 29Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: April 17, 1942Canyon County, Idaho, United States
4 years
daughter
Ida Frost
Birth: August 17, 1872 51 32Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho, United States
Death: December 17, 1949Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
son
Anthony Wayne Frost
Birth: May 16, 1875 54 35Star, Ada, Idaho, United States
Death: April 8, 1949Adel, Lake, Oregon, United States
3 years
son
Vance Frost
Birth: December 25, 1877 57 37Idaho, United States
Death: October 6, 1904Canyon County, Idaho, United States
4 years
daughter
Mae Frost
Birth: April 17, 1882 61 42Idaho, United States
Death: March 19, 1969Alameda, California, United States
4 years
son
Elijah Frost III
Birth: January 30, 1886 65 46Canyon County, Idaho, United States
Death: September 23, 1957Los Angeles, California, United States
Elijah Frost Jr. + Amelia Abshire - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Amelia Abshire
Birth: October 17, 1823 34 25White, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 20, 1850Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States
Marriage: July 29, 1849Atchison, Missouri, United States
9 months
step-son

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