The Shemwell Family

Silas Marion SmithAge: 53 years18451898

Silas Marion Smith
Given names
Silas Marion
Birth April 17, 1845 22 18
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Schellenger
October 14, 1846 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterJulia Elizabeth Smith
July 29, 1847 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherAsahel Smith Jr.
July 21, 1848 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 8 months)
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 -
Birth of a brotherFrederick Asael Smith
January 24, 1850 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Jane Smith
June 17, 1853 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentSilas SmithSarah OrtonView this family
February 9, 1858 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherPrince Henry Smith
October 20, 1858 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-brotherPrince William Smith
August 2, 1859 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a brotherFranklin D Smith
December 29, 1862 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a sisterVienna Smith
June 16, 1864 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 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 -
Birth of a half-brotherElias Smith
May 16, 1867 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 21 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterMartha Eliza Smith
October 8, 1869 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 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 -
Birth of a half-brotherAlonzo Smith
April 5, 1871 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sisterVienna Smith
August 17, 1874 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sisterJulia Elizabeth Smith
October 28, 1878 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherSilas Smith
June 11, 1892 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 52 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 October 20, 1898 (Age 53 years)
Last change April 24, 201918:46:17

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: February 9, 1844
14 months
Silas Marion Smith
Birth: April 17, 1845 22 18Nashville, Lee, Iowa, United States
Death: October 20, 1898Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States
2 years
younger sister
Julia Elizabeth Smith
Birth: July 29, 1847 25 21Kanesville, Iowa, Iowa, United States
Death: October 28, 1878Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States
3 years
younger brother
Frederick Asael Smith
Birth: January 24, 1850 27 23Kanesville, Iowa, Iowa, United States
3 years
younger sister
Mary Jane Smith
Birth: June 17, 1853 31 27Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
Death: January 5, 1917Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States
5 years
younger brother
Prince Henry Smith
Birth: October 20, 1858 36 32Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
Death: November 28, 1912Castle Gate, Carbon, Utah, United States
4 years
younger brother
18 months
younger sister
Vienna Smith
Birth: June 16, 1864 42 38Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
Death: August 17, 1874Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States
5 years
younger sister
Martha Eliza Smith
Birth: October 8, 1869 47 43Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States
Death: July 19, 1956Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
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Sarah Orton
Birth: May 12, 1830Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
Death: December 1, 1912Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States
Marriage: February 9, 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
18 months
Prince William Smith
Birth: August 2, 1859 37 29Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
Death: November 16, 1909Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States
8 years
Elias Smith
Birth: May 16, 1867 44 37Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
Death: September 18, 1942Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States
4 years
Alonzo Smith
Birth: April 5, 1871 48 40Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
Death: January 24, 1916Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

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