The Shemwell Family

Etta K ShawAge: 57 years18591917

Name
Etta K Shaw
Given names
Etta K
Surname
Shaw
Married name
Etta K Christian
Married name
Etta K Miller
Birth August 20, 1859
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a brotherJames E Shaw
April 1864 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
MarriageAlbion R ChristianView this family
July 23, 1876 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Gracie D Christian
February 3, 1882 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a son
#2Curtis William Christian
March 7, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3Rufus A Christian
December 2, 1888 (Age 29 years)
Death of a daughterGracie D Christian
December 7, 1894 (Age 35 years)
Death of a husbandAlbion R Christian
January 15, 1895 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 9, 1900 (Age 40 years)
Census March 1, 1905 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Waneta Christian
October 2, 1909 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childCurtis William ChristianHallie Blanche CarrView this family
about 1909 (Age 49 years)

Census April 18, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Retha Grace Christian
June 3, 1911 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sonRufus A Christian
March 17, 1913 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Rufus J Christian
March 20, 1913 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Curtis William Christian
1915 (Age 55 years)
MarriageJulius MillerView this family
February 23, 1916 (Age 56 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 - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
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- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Death July 27, 1917 (Age 57 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Allen Cemetery
Last change March 11, 201814:36:44

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
herself
5 years
younger brother
Family with Albion R Christian - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: July 23, 1876Johnson, Missouri, United States
6 years
daughter
Gracie D Christian
Birth: February 3, 1882 31 22
Death: December 7, 1894Kansas, United States
3 years
son
4 years
son
Rufus A Christian
Birth: December 2, 1888 38 29Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: March 17, 1913
Family with Julius Miller - View this family
husband
Julius Miller
Birth: 1864Tennessee, United States
Death: March 26, 1950Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
herself
Marriage: February 23, 1916Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James E Shaw - Household

Main Street Council Grove, Morris, Kansas

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Shaw, James EheadWMApr186436WdILMDINConductor RR
Shaw, Roy EsonWMJul18909SKSILKS
Shaw, Harold TsonWMAug18927SKSILKS
Shaw, Leo LsonWMSep18945SKSILKS
Shaw, Gladys HdaughterWFApr18991SKSILKS
Christian, Etta Kelder sisterWFAug186238Wd2311ILMDILHouse Keeper
Christian, Rufus AnephewWMDec18909SMOMOIL

James's mother born - IN, Etta - IL. -b

Census1905 Kansas State - Census transcript - Etta C Shaw - Household

Council Grove, Morris, Kansas

NameInfoRelationInfoHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondSchoolR/WBPCityCountyStateOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkWagesVetWar
Christian, EttaheadFW42WdVirdenIL
Christian, CurtissonMW21SHoldenMO
Christian, RufussonMW16SHoldenMO

link shows birthplace? -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Etta C Shaw - Household

Spencer Street Council Grove, Morris, Kansas

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Christian, EttaheadFW46Wd73ILMDIN
Christian, RufussonMW21SMOMOILFiremanLocomotive