The Shemwell Family

Sarah Ann “Allie” StultsAge: 21 years18561877

Sarah Ann “Allie” Stults
Given names
Sarah Ann
Married name
Sarah Ann Rukes
Birth about 1856
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 months)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 5 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 11 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 11 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 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 -
MarriageJohn Russell RukesView this family
February 11, 1873 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1Charles Franklin Rukes
April 6, 1873 (Age 17 years)
Death 1877 (Age 21 years)

Cemetery: Green Ridge Cemetery
Last change July 13, 201917:40:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with John Russell Rukes - View this family
Marriage: February 11, 1873Vigo, Indiana, United States
2 months
Charles Franklin Rukes
Birth: April 6, 1873 21 17Indiana, United States
Death: December 4, 1911
John Russell Rukes + Elphina Ella Shemwell - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: January 1, 1878Pettis, Missouri, United States
19 months
Harry Claud “H C” Rukes
Birth: August 16, 1879 27 28Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: April 2, 1938El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
Retta R Rukes
Birth: November 1, 1881 29 30Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: September 12, 1972Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
12 years
Bessie Irene Rukes
Birth: May 26, 1893 41 42Green Ridge, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: September 19, 1962Pettis, Missouri, United States

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