The Shemwell Family

Hezekiah Harrington1875

Hezekiah Harrington
Given names
Birth about 1875 50 34
Birth of a sisterNellie E Harrington
about 1877 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 8, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherElbert Morley Harrington
October 10, 1882 (Age 7 years)
Death of a fatherHezekiah Harrington
1882 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna McGehee
about 1884 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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 motherBelfame “Bell” Johnson
1900 (Age 25 years)
Death of a half-sisterFlora Jane Maxwell
June 20, 1915 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 41 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 42 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 43 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 -
Death of a half-sisterKatie Alifair Maxwell
1920 (Age 45 years)
Death of a half-brotherThomas Jefferson “Tom Jack” Maxwell
February 1, 1927 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 54 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sisterBellzora A Harrington
March 14, 1936 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 66 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 75 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 -
Death of a brotherElbert Morley Harrington
September 13, 1961 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 71 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. -

Last change March 19, 201915:40:34

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

Hezekiah Harrington has 7 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Hezekiah Harrington - Household

Union, Conway, Arkansas

Harrington, HezekiahWM55headMFarmerTNNCNC
Maxwell, BelfameWF40wifeMKeeping HouseMOGA
Maxwell, Flora JWF15daughterSMOTNMO
Harrington, Mary AWF11daughterSARTNMO
Harrington, Bellzora AWF9daughterSARTNMO
Harrington, HezekiahWM5sonSARTNMO
Harrington, Nella EWF3daughterSARTNMO