The Shemwell Family

David Page KittredgeAge: 50 years18351885

David Page Kittredge
Given names
David Page
Birth July 31, 1835
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 2 months)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 10 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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 21 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 25 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 -
MarriageMary Ann BakerView this family
February 3, 1867 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 31 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 31 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 33 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Aurelia Kittredge
April 13, 1870 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Etta E. Kittredge
May 20, 1873 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ella B. Kittredge
August 1, 1874 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#4William Benjamin Kittredge
August 26, 1876 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 42 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#5Sarah E. Kittredge
May 24, 1879 (Age 43 years)
Death of a wifeMary Ann Baker
January 27, 1881 (Age 45 years)
Death August 28, 1885 (Age 50 years)
Last change April 13, 201800:53:21

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Mary Ann Baker - View this family
Marriage: February 3, 1867Mower, Minnesota, United States
3 years
Mary Aurelia Kittredge
Birth: April 13, 1870 34 18Lyle, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 29, 1947Mower, Minnesota, United States
3 years
Etta E. Kittredge
Birth: May 20, 1873 37 21Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: September 28, 1965Los Angeles, California, United States
14 months
Ella B. Kittredge
Birth: August 1, 1874 39 22Lyle, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: June 18, 1958Los Angeles, California, United States
2 years
William Benjamin Kittredge
Birth: August 26, 1876 41 24Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: February 14, 1932Mower, Minnesota, United States
3 years
Sarah E. Kittredge
Birth: May 24, 1879 43 27Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 5, 1922Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States

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