The Shemwell Family

Ethan Hannibal LacyAge: 89 years18591948

Ethan Hannibal Lacy
Given names
Ethan Hannibal
Birth March 28, 1859
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 2 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 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 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageMary Adeline “Addie” HollandView this family
December 23, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Lola Bell Lacy
March 1, 1883 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Shandy Holland Lacy
January 28, 1886 (Age 26 years)
Death of a sonShandy Holland Lacy
October 26, 1888 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#3Elvin Milton Lacy
March 24, 1892 (Age 32 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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 -
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Lacy Edward Forster
November 29, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childRobert Emmett ForsterLola Bell LacyView this family
calculated 1910 (Age 50 years)

Census April 21, 1910 (Age 51 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 57 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 58 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 -
Marriage of a childElvin Milton LacyWinnie Grace CoeView this family
July 19, 1919 (Age 60 years)
Census January 26, 1920 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Elvin Eugene Lacy
October 10, 1923 (Age 64 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 70 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 22, 1930 (Age 71 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 82 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 86 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. -
Death May 17, 1948 (Age 89 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Versailles Cemetery
Last change August 6, 201813:47:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Adeline “Addie” Holland - View this family
Ethan Hannibal Lacy
Birth: March 28, 1859Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: May 17, 1948Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States
Marriage: December 23, 1880Missouri, United States
2 years
3 years
Shandy Holland Lacy
Birth: January 28, 1886 26 23Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: October 26, 1888Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
6 years
Elvin Milton Lacy
Birth: March 24, 1892 32 30Quincy, Hickory, Missouri, United States
Death: January 12, 1979Claremore, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States

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