The Shemwell Family

Reuben Hoffman SandyAge: 57 years18501907

Name
Reuben Hoffman Sandy
Given names
Reuben Hoffman
Surname
Sandy
Birth March 23, 1850
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 11 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 16 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 16 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 18 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 27 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageKate Vernon RhodesView this family
November 11, 1880 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Maud Lee Sandy
November 16, 1885 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 childGeorge English FrostMaud Lee SandyView this family
September 26, 1906 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Alta Marie Frost
November 12, 1907 (Age 57 years)
Death November 23, 1907 (Age 57 years)
Last change December 31, 201706:18:28

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Kate Vernon Rhodes - View this family
himself
Reuben Hoffman Sandy
Birth: March 23, 1850Rockingham, Virginia, United States
Death: November 23, 1907Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States
wife
Kate Vernon Rhodes
Birth: October 17, 1859Rockingham, Virginia, United States
Death: December 9, 1927Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States
Marriage: November 11, 1880Ray, Missouri, United States
5 years
daughter
Maud Lee Sandy
Birth: November 16, 1885 35 26Dade, Missouri, United States
Death: November 22, 1986Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

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