The Shemwell Family

Zachariah Maxwell1865

Name
Zachariah Maxwell
Given names
Zachariah
Surname
Maxwell
Birth about 1865 28 24
Birth of a sisterFlora Jane Maxwell
January 11, 1865
Marriage of a parentHezekiah HarringtonBelfame “Bell” JohnsonView this family
Type: Civil marriage
February 8, 1867 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherJohn W Maxwell
about 1867 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 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 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a half-sisterMary Ann “Mollie” Harrington
December 1868 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 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
Census August 12, 1870 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-sisterBellzora A Harrington
July 1871 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHezekiah Harrington
about 1875 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-sisterNellie E Harrington
about 1877 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 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 half-brotherElbert Morley Harrington
October 10, 1882 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna McGehee
about 1884 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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
Death of a motherBelfame “Bell” Johnson
1900 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sisterFlora Jane Maxwell
June 20, 1915 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 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 53 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 sisterKatie Alifair Maxwell
1920 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Jefferson “Tom Jack” Maxwell
February 1, 1927 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 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
Death of a half-sisterBellzora A Harrington
March 14, 1936 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 76 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 85 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a half-brotherElbert Morley Harrington
September 13, 1961 (Age 96 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 81 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. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Deathunknown

Last change March 19, 201915:07:31

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 20, 1857Conway, Arkansas, United States
19 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
17 months
elder brother
Thomas Jefferson “Tom Jack” Maxwell
Birth: June 10, 1862 25 22Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 1, 1927Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
sister
Flora Jane Maxwell
Birth: January 11, 1865 28 24Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: June 20, 1915Conway, Arkansas, United States
1 year
himself
Mother’s family with Hezekiah Harrington - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: February 8, 1867Conway, Arkansas, United States
23 months
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
Bellzora A Harrington
Birth: July 1871 46 31Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: March 14, 1936Conway, Arkansas, United States
5 years
half-brother
3 years
half-sister
6 years
half-brother

Zachariah Maxwell has 7 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Hezekiah Harrington - Household

Union, Conway, Arkansas

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Harrington, Hhead46MWFarmerTN
Harrington, Bellfimewife30FWKeeping HouseMO
Maxwell, Alfare11FWAt HomeARXX
Maxwell, Pinkney9MWAt HomeAR
Maxwell, Thomas7MWAt HomeAR
Maxwell, Zachariah5MWAt HomeAR
Maxwell, Jane5FWAt HomeAR
Harrington, Marydaughter1FWAt HomeAR

All kids listed as Herringtons - Only Mary is his. -b