The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth A MathisAge: 68 years18481917

Name
Elizabeth A Mathis
Given names
Elizabeth A
Surname
Mathis
Married name
Elizabeth A Wyatt
Birth November 1848
MarriageWilliam Needham WyattView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 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 12 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 18 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 18 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 20 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 son
#1John Thomas “Tom” Wyatt
March 16, 1877 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 childJohn Thomas “Tom” WyattOra B O'NealView this family
December 21, 1899 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Hubert Wyatt
September 18, 1901 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Annie Wyatt
September 12, 1903 (Age 54 years)
Death of a granddaughterAnnie Wyatt
March 6, 1904 (Age 55 years)
Census May 10, 1910 (Age 61 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Needham Wyatt
November 11, 1916 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 67 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 68 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
Death February 23, 1917 (Age 68 years)
Last change February 11, 201815:52:23

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Needham Wyatt - View this family
husband
William Needham Wyatt
Birth: March 24, 1844Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 11, 1916Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
herself
Marriage:
son
John Thomas “Tom” Wyatt
Birth: March 16, 1877 32 28Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 4, 1960Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

No family available

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Needham Wyatt - Household

Lewisburg, Logan, Kentucky

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Wyatt, William NheadMW65M37KYKYVAClergymanPastor in ch??
Mathis, Elizabeth AwifeFW60M3733KYTNTN
Wyatt, William WgrandsonMW8MKYKYKY