The Shemwell Family

Matilda MitchellAge: 29 years18451874

Name
Matilda Mitchell
Given names
Matilda
Surname
Mitchell
Married name
Matilda Streeter
Birth about 1845

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 12 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 22 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 24 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
MarriageGeorge Washington Streeter Jr.View this family
December 20, 1870 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Horace Austin Streeter
December 10, 1871 (Age 26 years)
Death November 18, 1874 (Age 29 years)
Last change April 13, 201815:55:40

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with George Washington Streeter Jr. - View this family
husband
George Washington Streeter Jr.
Birth: January 29, 1847 38 34Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Death: January 9, 1928Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho, United States
herself
Marriage: December 20, 1870Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
1 year
son
Horace Austin Streeter
Birth: December 10, 1871 24 26Shell Rock, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
Death: February 13, 1950Spokane, Washington, United States

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