The Shemwell Family

Sarah Ann “Allie” StultsAge: 21 years18561877

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

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 11 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 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
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)

Burial
Cemetery: Green Ridge Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with John Russell Rukes - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 11, 1873Vigo, Indiana, United States
2 months
son
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
husband’s wife
Marriage: January 1, 1878Pettis, Missouri, United States
19 months
step-son
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
step-daughter
Retta R Rukes
Birth: November 1, 1881 29 30Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: September 12, 1972Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
12 years
step-daughter
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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