The Shemwell Family

Rosa Ella HelmAge: 64 years18661931

Name
Rosa Ella Helm
Given names
Rosa Ella
Surname
Helm
Married name
Rosa Ella Epps
Birth November 24, 1866
MarriageStephens Alonza Conner EppsView this family
unknown

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 38 days)
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 38 days)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 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 11 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
#1Asa Arthur Epps
October 2, 1891 (Age 24 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 49 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 50 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 51 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 sonAsa Arthur Epps
November 6, 1922 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 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 September 30, 1931 (Age 64 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Black Creek Cemetery
Last change March 29, 201914:42:58

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Stephens Alonza Conner Epps - View this family
husband
Stephens Alonza Conner Epps
Birth: November 27, 1872 33 28Missouri, United States
Death: November 28, 1938Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
herself
Rosa Ella Helm
Birth: November 24, 1866Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: September 30, 1931Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage:
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