The Shemwell Family

Mary S TrouttAge: 75 years18641939

Name
Mary S Troutt
Given names
Mary S
Surname
Troutt
Married name
Mary S Shemwell
Birth July 1864
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Shemwell

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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 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 2 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 4 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageSamuel Vanmeter ShemwellView this family
February 22, 1883 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Gertrude “Girdie” Shemwell
October 7, 1885 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ruth Shemwell
June 26, 1893 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 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
Census June 11, 1900 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Burgett Eugene “Bert” Shemwell
November 14, 1909 (Age 45 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Death of a husbandSamuel Vanmeter Shemwell
December 8, 1911 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Henry HoweGertrude “Girdie” ShemwellView this family
Type: Civil marriage
August 15, 1912 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Charles Kensing “Kenny” Howe
August 12, 1915 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 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 52 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 53 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/
Census January 1, 1920 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childHenry J MuellerRuth ShemwellView this family
calculated 1924 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 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
Census April 28, 1930 (Age 65 years)
Death September 22, 1939 (Age 75 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Masonic Cemetery
Last change September 22, 202117:23:32

by: Barry Shemwell
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Mary S Troutt
Birth: July 1864Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: September 22, 1939Nashville, Washington, Illinois, United States
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husband
Samuel Vanmeter Shemwell
Birth: March 24, 1845 26 22Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 8, 1911Nashville, Washington, Illinois, United States
herself
Mary S Troutt
Birth: July 1864Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: September 22, 1939Nashville, Washington, Illinois, United States
Marriage: February 22, 1883
son
daughter
8 years
daughter
Ruth Shemwell
Birth: June 26, 1893 48 28Pinckneyville, Perry, Illinois, United States
Death: after November 1943

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