The Shemwell Family

Luella SandersAge: 6 years18611868

Name
Luella Sanders
Given names
Luella
Surname
Sanders
Birth November 21, 1861 22 22
Death of a fatherBenjamin T Sanders
February 5, 1863 (Age 14 months)
Birth of a brotherJames Thomas Sanders
March 31, 1863 (Age 16 months)
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
Marriage of a parentPresley M ThornsberryMary Ann HesterView this family
March 14, 1867 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 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 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Death May 28, 1868 (Age 6 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Doyle Cemetery
Last change August 25, 201913:10:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Benjamin T Sanders
Birth: May 1, 1839Sumner, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 5, 1863Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
mother
Marriage: January 31, 1861Todd, Kentucky, United States
10 months
herself
Luella Sanders
Birth: November 21, 1861 22 22Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 28, 1868Logan, Kentucky, United States
16 months
younger brother
Mother’s family with Presley M Thornsberry - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: March 14, 1867Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
half-brother
16 months
half-sister
5 years
half-sister
Augusta Ellen Thornsberry
Birth: July 8, 1875 30 35Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 1, 1939Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States

Luella Sanders has 13 first cousins recorded