The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth BurgessAge: 60 years18261886

Elizabeth Burgess
Given names
Married name
Elizabeth Yaryan
Birth July 21, 1826
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 5 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
MarriageAndrew S YaryanView this family
October 8, 1846 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 19 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Sarah Francis Yaryan
December 3, 1855 (Age 29 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 30 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a daughter
#2Amanda Kate Yaryan
August 10, 1861 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 34 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 40 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 40 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 42 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 -
Marriage of a childWilliam Isaac FrostSarah Francis YaryanView this family
December 19, 1875 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Andrew Elijah Frost
September 29, 1876 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#2William Claud Frost
March 19, 1881 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge English FrostAmanda Kate YaryanView this family
November 19, 1884 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3George English Frost
January 24, 1886 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Alta Frances Frost
January 24, 1886 (Age 59 years)
Death August 1, 1886 (Age 60 years)
Last change December 31, 201706:16:05

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Andrew S Yaryan - View this family
Andrew S Yaryan
Birth: September 16, 1824Union, Indiana, United States
Death: February 14, 1902Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
Marriage: October 8, 1846Union, Indiana, United States
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