The Shemwell Family

Oliver Jackson1874

Oliver Jackson
Given names
Birth 1874 16 14

Birth of a sisterNannie Jackson
1876 (Age 2 years)

Marriage of parentsJohn J JacksonLouisa Margaret MillerView this family
August 31, 1876 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterRosa Bell Jackson
June 8, 1878 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 4 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a brotherJoseph Jackson
1880 (Age 6 years)

Census June 15, 1880 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Maude Jackson
October 21, 1883 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterStella E Jackson
July 1888 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilkerson C Miller
1890 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterFlossie E Jackson
1894 (Age 20 years)
Census March 1, 1895 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 24 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 maternal grandmotherElizabeth Shemwell
February 1, 1903 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 42 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 43 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 44 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 -
Death of a fatherJohn J Jackson
June 18, 1921 (Age 47 years)
Cause: Skull fracture - fall from a building
Death of a sisterRosa Bell Jackson
May 6, 1927 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 55 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 67 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 76 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 72 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. -

Last change August 21, 201913:36:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: August 31, 1876Pettis, Missouri, United States
-20 months
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Rosa Bell Jackson
Birth: June 8, 1878 20 19Missouri, United States
Death: May 6, 1927Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Mary Maude Jackson
Birth: October 21, 1883 26 24Blackwater, Cooper, Missouri, United States
5 years
younger sister
7 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with Cook - View this family

Oliver Jackson has 10 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Wilkerson C Miller - Household

Washington, Johnson, Missouri

Miller, WilkersonWM56headMFarmerTNTNTN
Miller, ElizabethWF52wifeMKeeping houseKYNCVA
Miller, FrancisWF33daughterMKYTNKY
Miller, William HWM31sonMKYTNKY
Miller, LouisaWF21daughterMMOTNKY
Jackson, John WWM24son in lawMMOMOMO
Jackson, Rosa BWF2grand daughterSMOMOMO
Jackson, George FWM10grand sonSMOMOMO
Jackson, Oliver CWM6grand sonSMOMOMO
Jackson, Nannie WWF4grand daughterSMOMOMO
Jackson, Sarah E WWF19daughterMMOTNKY
Jackson, Joseph WWM1-m Maygrand sonSMOMOMO

All married? Francis is now Female -b

Census1895 Kansas State - Census transcript - William H Miller - Household

Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas

W HMillerheadWM45KY
Joseph NMillersonWM16MO