The Shemwell Family

Dora BakerAge: 84 years18671952

Name
Dora Baker
Given names
Dora
Surname
Baker
Married name
Dora Miller
Birth February 1867 45
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 months)

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
Death of a motherJane Miles
before 1870 (Age 2 years)

Marriage of a parentWilliam BakerEmily Belinda StreeterView this family
October 17, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn William Baker
October 20, 1871 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a half-sisterAnna Laura Baker
February 9, 1873 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-siblingBaker
November 28, 1875 (Age 8 years)
Death of a half-siblingBaker
November 28, 1875 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-sisterEmily Baker
April 6, 1877 (Age 10 years)
Death of a half-sisterEmily Baker
October 1, 1877 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherBaker
April 6, 1878 (Age 11 years)
Death of a half-brotherBaker
April 8, 1878 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a half-sisterMary Ann Baker
January 27, 1881 (Age 13 years)
MarriageWilliam MillerView this family
March 15, 1893 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1Dwight Francis Miller
December 17, 1893 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Everette Leon Miller
December 3, 1895 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Baker
July 16, 1898 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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
Birth of a son
#3Harold John Miller
April 10, 1899 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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 62 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 of a sonEverette Leon Miller
about 1932 (Age 64 years)
Death of a half-sisterAnna Laura Baker
January 28, 1935 (Age 67 years)
Burial of a half-sisterAnna Laura Baker
January 31, 1935 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: Tobacco Valley Cemetery
Death of a husbandWilliam Miller
April 1, 1936 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a half-brotherJohn William Baker
January 20, 1948 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 82 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death about 1952 (Age 84 years)
Last change April 13, 201815:37:38

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 7, 1865Mower, Minnesota, United States
15 months
herself
Father’s family with Emily Belinda Streeter - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 17, 1870Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States
1 year
half-brother
John William Baker
Birth: October 20, 1871 50 35Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 20, 1948Eureka, Lincoln, Montana, United States
16 months
half-sister
3 years
half-sibling
Baker
Birth: November 28, 1875 54 40Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: November 28, 1875Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
16 months
half-sister
Emily Baker
Birth: April 6, 1877 55 41Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 1, 1877Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
1 year
half-brother
Baker
Birth: April 6, 1878 56 42Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: April 8, 1878Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Father’s family with an unknown individual - View this family
father
half-sister
Family with William Miller - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 15, 1893Brownsdale, Mower, Minnesota, United States
9 months
son
Dwight Francis Miller
Birth: December 17, 1893 34 26Brownsdale, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: February 1965Iowa, United States
2 years
son
Everette Leon Miller
Birth: December 3, 1895 36 28Brownsdale, Mower, Minnesota, United States
Death: about 1932California, United States
3 years
son
Harold John Miller
Birth: April 10, 1899 40 32Minnesota, United States
Death: May 9, 1975Freeborn, Minnesota, United States

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