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Howell FinnellAge: 77 years18381915

Howell Finnell
Given names
Birth January 6, 1838 48 27
Death of a paternal grandfatherRev. Charles Wesley Finnell
1842 (Age 3 years)
Death of a fatherMorgan Finnell
1845 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 7 years)
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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 18 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
MarriageMary Susan DrinkardView this family
about 1860 (Age 21 years)

Census July 13, 1860 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 23 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 28 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 28 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 30 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 -
Death of a motherMargaret “Peggy” Gross
November 18, 1870 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#1James Logan Finnell
May 15, 1871 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childJames Logan FinnellMittie Susan EpperlyView this family
about 1897 (Age 58 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 60 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Hollis B Finnell
1899 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Gussie Lee Finnell
June 5, 1901 (Age 63 years)
Address: Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Birth of a grandson
#3Lloyd Howell Finnell
1904 (Age 65 years)

Death of a wifeMary Susan Drinkard
1911 (Age 72 years)

Death June 12, 1915 (Age 77 years)
Last change March 9, 201815:11:17

by: Barry Shemwell
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Howell Finnell
Birth: January 6, 1838 48 27Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Death: June 12, 1915Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
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Howell Finnell
Birth: January 6, 1838 48 27Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Death: June 12, 1915Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States
Marriage: about 1860
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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Howell Finnell - Household

Buffaloe Lick, Chariton, Missouri

Howell Finnellhead22MWFarmerMO
Mary S Finnellwife20FWMO