The Shemwell Family

John Thomas MillerAge: 54 years18631917

Name
John Thomas Miller
Given names
John Thomas
Surname
Miller
Birth June 23, 1863
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 3 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 3 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 5 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 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageMary Johnah MurphyView this family
1887 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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
Birth of a son
#1Martin L Miller
October 18, 1907 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 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 53 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 December 22, 1917 (Age 54 years)
Last change March 4, 201813:38:33

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Johnah Murphy - View this family
himself
John Thomas Miller
Birth: June 23, 1863Kentucky, United States
Death: December 22, 1917Daviess, Kentucky, United States
wife
Mary Johnah Murphy
Birth: July 25, 1869Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 13, 1955Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: 1887Indiana, United States
21 years
son
Martin L Miller
Birth: October 18, 1907 44 38Daviess, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 22, 1991Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States

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