The Shemwell Family

Nancy C L F “Frances” LeeAge: 86 years18261912

Name
Nancy C L F “Frances” Lee
Given names
Nancy C L F
Surname
Lee
Nickname
Frances
Married name
Nancy C L F Thompson
Birth October 28, 1826 25 24
Birth of a sisterLouisa M Lee
July 21, 1830 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 5 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a sisterAdeline Lee
1833 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 8 years)
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 brotherCharles Penic Lee
1839 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a sisterFlora Isabell Lee
January 1, 1841 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterHarriett Lee
1844 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a sisterGabriella Lee
1846 (Age 19 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 19 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
Census September 16, 1850 (Age 23 years)
MarriageJohn Richard ThompsonView this family
February 18, 1852 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Sarah A Thompson
1853 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jonathon P Thompson
December 1858 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#3William F Thompson
1859 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sonJonathon P Thompson
July 26, 1859 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 30 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 daughter
#4Gabie E Thompson
1861 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#5John N Thompson
1863 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 34 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 son
#6Edward Grant Thompson
August 9, 1866 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 40 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 40 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 42 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
Census June 9, 1870 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#7Thomas H Thompson
1871 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sisterLouisa M Lee
October 28, 1886 (Age 60 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Richard Thompson
November 25, 1895 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 71 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 November 21, 1912 (Age 86 years)
Last change March 14, 202013:02:07

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 29, 1822Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
herself
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
7 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Flora Isabell Lee
Birth: January 1, 1841 40 39Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 13, 1913Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Family with John Richard Thompson - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 18, 1852Kentucky, United States
22 months
daughter
6 years
son
Jonathon P Thompson
Birth: December 1858 37 32
Death: July 26, 1859Logan, Kentucky, United States
13 months
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
4 years
son
Edward Grant Thompson
Birth: August 9, 1866 44 39Kentucky, United States
Death: March 1, 1954Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
son

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - David Tinsley Lee - Household

Dist 2, Logan, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
David Tinsley Leehead49MWfarmer3,000KY
Sarah “Sally” Leewife48FWNC
Frances Leedaughter22FWKY
Adeline Leedaughter17FWKY
Charles P Leeson11MWKY
Flora Leedaughter8FWKY
Harriett Leedaughter6FWKY
Gabriella Leedaughter4FWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - John Richard Thompson - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Thompson, John Rhead48MWfarmer43201500SC
Thompson, Frances Hwife41FWKY
Thompson, Sarah Adaughter17FWIL
Thompson, William Fson11MWKY
Thompson,Gabie Edaughter9FWKY
Thompson, John Nson7MWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John Richard Thompson - Household

Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Thompson, Jno RWM58headMfarmerSCSCSC
Thompson, Nancy C FWF52wifeMkeeping houseKYKYSC
Thompson, John NWM17sonSworks on farmKYSCKY
Thompson, Edward GWM16sonSKYSCKY
Thompson, Thomas HWM9sonSKYSCKY