The Shemwell Family

Mary EppsAge: 26 years18371863

Name
Mary Epps
Given names
Mary
Surname
Epps
Married name
Mary Macom
Birth 1837 28 24
Note: Wayne County Missouri, now Butler County Missouri
MarriagePeter MacomView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherThomas Epps
January 1838 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a brotherCarrol Estel Epps
November 1, 1839 (Age 2 years)
Associate: Obadiah R Epps
Birth of a brotherObadiah R Epps
November 1, 1839 (Age 2 years)
Associate: Carrol Estel Epps
Birth of a sisterMartha Epps
1842 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 9 years)
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
Census October 28, 1850 (Age 13 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherOsborn McGehee
June 1857 (Age 20 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1857 (Age 20 years)
Note: Daughter Anna McGehee Hood Johnson had "boarded and clothed" both Rebecca and Osburn from March 27, 1857 to June 25, 1857. She was paid $55.35 for this service from the estate (Conway Co., Arkansas, Probate Book C, page 317) These records give us an approximate date of death for both Osborn and Rebecca.
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 20 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a motherSarah “Sally” McGehee
October 18, 1862 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 24 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
Death 1863 (Age 26 years)
Last change March 22, 201919:19:16

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
elder sister
Lucinda Epps
Birth: May 25, 1831 22 18Cane Creek, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: 1900Cane Creek, Butler, Missouri, United States
15 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
2 years
herself
Mary Epps
Birth: 1837 28 24Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: 1863Butler, Missouri, United States
13 months
younger brother
Thomas Epps
Birth: January 1838 29 25Missouri, United States
Death: 1909Texas, United States
22 months
younger brother
younger brother
Obadiah R Epps
Birth: November 1, 1839 31 27Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: January 31, 1899Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger sister
Family with Peter Macom - View this family
husband
Peter Macom
Birth: December 2, 1831Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 18, 1886Hendrickson, Butler, Missouri, United States
herself
Mary Epps
Birth: 1837 28 24Wayne, Missouri, United States
Death: 1863Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage:

Mary Epps has 29 first cousins recorded

Birth
Wayne County Missouri, now Butler County Missouri
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Joshua Epps - Household

Butler, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Joshua Eppshead41MWFarmerTN
Sarah Eppswife37FWKY
Daniel Eppsson17MWFarmerMO
William Eppsson16MWFarmerMO
John Eppsson14MWMO
Mary Eppsdaughter13FWMO
Thomas Eppsson12MWMO
Carrol Eppsson10MWMO
Obadiah Eppsson10MWMO
Martha Eppsdaughter8FWMO