The Shemwell Family

Cornelia WebbAge: 86 years18351921

Name
Cornelia Webb
Given names
Cornelia
Surname
Webb
Married name
Cornelia Cramer
Birth 1835 27
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a brotherBenjamin Webb
1840 (Age 5 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 11 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Marriage of a parentStanard WebbJane PoshView this family
May 17, 1849 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-brotherE Madison Webb
1850 (Age 15 years)

Birth of a half-brotherHenry Stanard Webb
November 1852 (Age 17 years)

Religious marriageJohn M CramerView this family
August 28, 1853 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Madora Cramer
1855 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherAlbert Webb
1856 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Alice Cramer
1857 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 22 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a son
#3Stanard Cramer
1859 (Age 24 years)
Census August 27, 1860 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 26 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 32 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 32 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 34 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
Marriage of a childJohn William ShemwellMadora CramerView this family
January 9, 1873 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
February 13, 1874 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterMadora Cramer
November 17, 1874 (Age 39 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 43 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a half-brotherE Madison Webb
1895 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 63 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 81 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 82 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 83 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 sisterMary Elizabeth Marguerite Webb
July 15, 1921 (on the date of death)

Death July 15, 1921 (Age 86 years)
Last change March 4, 202014:50:29

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 26, 1830Madison, Virginia, United States
3 years
elder sister
15 months
elder brother
3 years
herself
6 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Jane Posh - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 17, 1849Cooper, Missouri, United States
8 years
half-brother
-5 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
Family with John M Cramer - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 28, 1853Cooper, Missouri, United States
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
-3 years
daughter
Madora Cramer
Birth: 1855 22 20Missouri, United States
Death: November 17, 1874Brownsville, Saline, Missouri, United States

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - J M Cramer - Household

Lamine, Cooper, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
J M Cramerhead27MWfarmerMO
Cornelia Cramerwife22FWVA
Madora Cramerdaughter5FWMO
Alice Cramerdaughter3FWMO
Stanard Cramerson1MWMO
Margaret Platt27FWVA
Lucy Platt11FWMO