The Shemwell Family

Isaac N EppsAge: 87 years18621949

Name
Isaac N Epps
Given names
Isaac N
Surname
Epps
Birth about 1862 29 22
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah “Sally” McGehee
October 18, 1862
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoshua Epps
December 20, 1864 (Age 2 years)
Note: Epps, Joshua
Birth of a brotherJoshua Epps
April 23, 1865 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 5 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 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 5 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 7 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 8 years)
Census June 22, 1870 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas A Epps
about 1873 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLula B Epps
November 1877 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 16 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 18 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 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 55 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 56 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 58 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 67 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 74 years)
Death of a brotherHenry Carroll Epps
February 4, 1945 (Age 83 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 79 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 84 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
Death June 16, 1949 (Age 87 years)
Last change March 29, 201917:07:11

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: May 1853
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Henry Carroll Epps
Birth: about 1858 25 18Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1945Seattle, King, Washington, United States
5 years
himself
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

Isaac N Epps has 20 first cousins recorded

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