The Shemwell Family

Rufus A ChristianAge: 24 years18881913

Name
Rufus A Christian
Given names
Rufus A
Surname
Christian
Birth December 2, 1888 38 29
Death of a sisterGracie D Christian
December 7, 1894 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherAlbion R Christian
January 15, 1895 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 9 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 11 years)
Census March 1, 1905 (Age 16 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 21 years)
Death March 17, 1913 (Age 24 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Allen Cemetery
Last change March 5, 201814:26:03

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: July 23, 1876Johnson, Missouri, United States
6 years
elder sister
Gracie D Christian
Birth: February 3, 1882 31 22
Death: December 7, 1894Kansas, United States
3 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
Rufus A Christian
Birth: December 2, 1888 38 29Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
Death: March 17, 1913
Mother’s family with Julius Miller - View this family
step-father
Julius Miller
Birth: 1864Tennessee, United States
Death: March 26, 1950Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
mother
Marriage: February 23, 1916Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States

Rufus A Christian has 19 first cousins recorded

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