The Shemwell Family

Edward Earl GreenAge: 50 years18601910

Edward Earl Green
Given names
Edward Earl
Birth September 6, 1860
Address: Arrow Rock Twp
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 months)

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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageLulu Olivia BlackView this family
June 10, 1891 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#1Robert Elmer Green
August 23, 1897 (Age 36 years)
Address: Near Arrow Rock
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 -
Death November 24, 1910 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Arrow Rock Cemetery
Family with Lulu Olivia Black - View this family
Marriage: June 10, 1891Saline, Missouri, United States
Robert Elmer Green
Birth: August 23, 1897 36 21Arrow Rock, Saline, Missouri, United States
Death: September 7, 1989Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States
William Standard Shemwell + Lulu Olivia Black - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: after 1925

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