The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Ann “Eliza” BurkettAge: 83 years18511934

Name
Elizabeth Ann “Eliza” Burkett
Given names
Elizabeth Ann
Surname
Burkett
Nickname
Eliza
Married name
Elizabeth Ann Musick
Birth January 13, 1851
MarriageHenry MusickView this family
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Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 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 10 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 15 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 15 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 17 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1John W Musick
April 6, 1879 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 47 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 grandson
#1Vernon Hiram Musick
September 9, 1901 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ardis Inez Musick
March 22, 1904 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Edith Odessa Musick
October 1, 1905 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Derrell Cherry Musick
July 22, 1907 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Lawrence Arnold Musick
August 13, 1912 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 64 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Zada Catherine Musick
August 9, 1917 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 65 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 66 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/
Death of a husbandHenry Musick
October 1, 1928 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 78 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
Census April 11, 1930 (Age 79 years)
Death of a grandsonLawrence Arnold Musick
December 8, 1931 (Age 80 years)
Death March 13, 1934 (Age 83 years)
Last change August 22, 201814:53:03

by: Barry Shemwell
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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John W Musick - Household

Lipan & Tolar Road Hood, Texas

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Musick, John WheadMW50M21TXTXMSFarmerGeneral Farm
Musick, Cuca CwifeFW51M22TNTNTN
Musick, Edith OdaughterFW24STXTXTN
Musick, Lawrence AsonMW18STXTXTN
Musick, Vada CdaughterFW12STXTXTN
Musick, Eliza BmotherFW79WdMSUSUS

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