The Shemwell Family

Rev. James Presley CleavingerAge: 68 years18691938

Name
Rev. James Presley Cleavinger
Name prefix
Rev.
Given names
James Presley
Surname
Cleavinger
Birth April 5, 1869
MarriageFrancis C SherrodView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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 8 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 28 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 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 47 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death January 11, 1938 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Last change April 6, 201817:11:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Francis C Sherrod - View this family
himself
Rev. James Presley Cleavinger
Birth: April 5, 1869Kentucky, United States
Death: January 11, 1938Todd, Kentucky, United States
wife
Francis C Sherrod
Birth: June 5, 1873 29 25Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 23, 1946Logan, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:

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