The Shemwell Family

Kate Vernon RhodesAge: 68 years18591927

Kate Vernon Rhodes
Given names
Kate Vernon
Married name
Kate Vernon Sandy
Birth October 17, 1859
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 17 months)

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 7 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 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageReuben Hoffman SandyView this family
November 11, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Maud Lee Sandy
November 16, 1885 (Age 26 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 -
Marriage of a childGeorge English FrostMaud Lee SandyView this family
September 26, 1906 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Alta Marie Frost
November 12, 1907 (Age 48 years)
Death of a husbandReuben Hoffman Sandy
November 23, 1907 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Letamae Francis Frost
July 28, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 57 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 58 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 -
Death December 9, 1927 (Age 68 years)
Last change December 31, 201706:19:13

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Reuben Hoffman Sandy - View this family
Reuben Hoffman Sandy
Birth: March 23, 1850Rockingham, Virginia, United States
Death: November 23, 1907Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States
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
Maud Lee Sandy
Birth: November 16, 1885 35 26Dade, Missouri, United States
Death: November 22, 1986Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, United States

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