The Shemwell Family

Lucinda EppsAge: 68 years18311900

Lucinda Epps
Given names
Birth May 25, 1831 22 18
Birth of a brotherDaniel Epps
September 4, 1832 (Age 15 months)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 7 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a brotherWilliam Epps
1834 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn A Epps
November 24, 1835 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a sisterMary Epps
1837 (Age 5 years)
Note: Wayne County Missouri, now Butler County Missouri
Birth of a brotherThomas Epps
January 1838 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherCarrol Estel Epps
November 1, 1839 (Age 8 years)
Associate: Obadiah R Epps
Birth of a brotherObadiah R Epps
November 1, 1839 (Age 8 years)
Associate: Carrol Estel Epps
Birth of a sisterMartha Epps
1842 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 14 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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherOsborn McGehee
June 1857 (Age 26 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1857 (Age 25 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 25 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a motherSarah “Sally” McGehee
October 18, 1862 (Age 31 years)
Death of a sisterMary Epps
1863 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherJoshua Epps
December 20, 1864 (Age 33 years)
Note: Epps, Joshua
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 29 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 35 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 35 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 37 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 46 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sisterMartha Epps
July 28, 1884 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherCarrol Estel Epps
March 22, 1889 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 66 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 of a brotherObadiah R Epps
January 31, 1899 (Age 67 years)
Death 1900 (Age 68 years)
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Lucinda Epps
Birth: May 25, 1831 22 18Cane Creek, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: 1900Cane Creek, Butler, Missouri, United States
15 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
23 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
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

Lucinda Epps has 29 first cousins recorded