The Shemwell Family

Drucilla F Tabb1861

Drucilla F Tabb
Given names
Drucilla F
Married name
Drucilla F Goodright
Birth 1861 37 32
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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Patrick Shemwell
July 1869 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Inflammation of bowels
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 -
Census October 6, 1870 (Age 9 years)
MarriageRufus H GoodrightView this family
October 20, 1877 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherJohn L Tabb
June 7, 1880 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 of a brotherThomas W Tabb
October 8, 1906 (Age 45 years)
Cause: Consumption
Death of a brotherJacob S “Bud” Tabb
October 8, 1906 (Age 45 years)
Burial of a brotherThomas W Tabb
1906 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 55 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a sisterMary Jane Tabb
September 18, 1917 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 56 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 57 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 68 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherJoseph Warner Tabb
January 23, 1933 (Age 72 years)
Burial of a brotherJoseph Warner Tabb
1933 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery: Gant Cemetery
Death of a brotherJohn Riley Tabb
April 6, 1945 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 80 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 -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 89 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 85 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. -

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 8, 1847Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 months
elder brother
13 months
elder brother
5 years
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
Family with Rufus H Goodright - View this family
Marriage: October 20, 1877Kentucky, United States

Drucilla F Tabb has 44 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (44)

Parents John Franklin Driskill + Barbara Jane Shemwell
Parents William Pidcock + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents John Franklin Driskill + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents William Henry Shemwell + Elizabeth Jane Tomerlin
3Leroy J Shemwell18581906
4James H Shemwell18611906
7Mattie V Shemwell18741914
Parents Samuel Black Shemwell + Martha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
3John L Shemwell18541917
6Samuel M Shemwell18611935
Parents John Pidcock + Mary Ann Shemwell
3Miranda E Pidcock18631900
Parents John Patrick Shemwell Jr. + Mary Hester Sherrod
2Willie Shemwell18711875
3Etta Bell Shemwell18721942
Parents James Lewis Shemwell + Eliza Ann “Lizia” Latham
Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Martha Ellen Shemwell - Household

Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States

Tabb, Martha Ehead44FWfarmerKY
Tabb, Jacob Sson21MWfarm laborerKY
Tabb, Mary Jdaughter18FWKY
Tabb, John Rson16MWKY
Tabb, Joseph Wson14MWfarm laborerKY
Tabb, Drucilla Fdaughter9FWKY