The Shemwell Family

Warren HeckathornAge: 26 years18471874

Name
Warren Heckathorn
Given names
Warren
Surname
Heckathorn
Birth July 9, 1847

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 years)

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 13 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 19 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 19 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 21 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
MarriageEmaline Permelia HollandView this family
February 29, 1872 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Hattie Leota Heckathorn
August 4, 1873 (Age 26 years)

Death March 4, 1874 (Age 26 years)

Last change August 17, 201911:59:11

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Emaline Permelia Holland - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 29, 1872Fayette, Illinois, United States
17 months
daughter
Henry Jasper Smith + Emaline Permelia Holland - View this family
wife’s husband
Henry Jasper Smith
Birth: November 15, 1850Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
Death: February 16, 1922Vernon, Marion, Illinois, United States
wife
Marriage: estimated 1876
1 year
step-daughter
Cora Smith
Birth: January 2, 1877 26 24Illinois, United States
Death: February 10, 1954Los Angeles, California, United States
9 years
step-son
Homer Jasper Smith
Birth: August 1, 1885 34 33Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States
Death: September 15, 1954Los Angeles, California, United States

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