The Shemwell Family

Marrion L Epps1856

Name
Marrion L Epps
Given names
Marrion L
Surname
Epps
Birth about 1856 23 16
Birth of a brotherHenry Carroll Epps
about 1858 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 11, 1860 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherIsaac N Epps
about 1862 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah “Sally” McGehee
October 18, 1862 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoshua Epps
December 20, 1864 (Age 8 years)
Note: Epps, Joshua
Birth of a brotherJoshua Epps
April 23, 1865 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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
Birth of a sisterMary Rosetta Epps
August 1, 1867 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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
Birth of a sisterMartha A Epps
about 1870 (Age 14 years)
Census June 22, 1870 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas A Epps
about 1873 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterLula B Epps
November 1877 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 22 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 sisterArta Epps
May 1880 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 motherElizabeth J Ferguson
September 28, 1910 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 60 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 61 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 62 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 fatherDaniel Epps
February 14, 1920 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 73 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 sisterMary Rosetta Epps
January 18, 1936 (Age 80 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Carroll Epps
February 4, 1945 (Age 89 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 85 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
Death of a brotherIsaac N Epps
June 16, 1949 (Age 93 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 94 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 brotherJoshua Epps
June 7, 1956 (Age 100 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 90 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 29, 201917:04:20

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 1853
4 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
Henry Carroll Epps
Birth: about 1858 25 18Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1945Seattle, King, Washington, United States
5 years
younger brother
Isaac N Epps
Birth: about 1862 29 22Missouri, United States
Death: June 16, 1949Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Mary Rosetta Epps
Birth: August 1, 1867 34 28Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 18, 1936Seattle, King, Washington, United States
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister

Marrion L Epps has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Epps - Household

Collin, Texas

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Daniel Eppshead27MWFarmerMO
Elizabeth Eppswife21FWMO
Marrion Eppsson4MWMO
Caroll Eppsson2MWMO

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Daniel Epps - Household

Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Epps, Danielhead37MWFarmerMO
Epps, Elizabethwife32FWKeeping HouseMO
Epps, Marrion Lson14MWAt HomeMO
Epps, Henryson12MWAt HomeMO
Epps, Isaac Nson8MWAt HomeMO
Epps, Joseph Hson5MWAt HomeMO
Epps, Mary Rdaughter2FWAt HomeMO
Epps, Marthadaughter1mFWAt HomeMO