The Shemwell Family

Sarah V SearsAge: 30 years18611892

Name
Sarah V Sears
Given names
Sarah V
Surname
Sears
Married name
Sarah V Sanders
Birth October 14, 1861

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 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
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 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 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageJames Thomas SandersView this family
about 1885 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a son
#1John Herman Sanders
October 5, 1886 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Lee Raymon Sanders
April 4, 1890 (Age 28 years)
Death February 23, 1892 (Age 30 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Last change August 12, 201915:08:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with James Thomas Sanders - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1885
21 months
son
4 years
son
Lee Raymon Sanders
Birth: April 4, 1890 27 28Kentucky, United States
Death: November 1966Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
James Thomas Sanders + Nancy Jennie Tomerlin - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: about 1893Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
step-son
Robert Jessie Sanders
Birth: November 2, 1896 33 27Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 9, 1960Todd, Kentucky, United States

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