The Shemwell Family

Martha Ann CarneyAge: 30 years18621893

Name
Martha Ann Carney
Given names
Martha Ann
Surname
Carney
Married name
Martha Ann Lancaster
Birth October 6, 1862
MarriageWilliam Clauson LancasterView this family
unknown

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 4 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 4 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 6 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 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1William E Lancaster
May 10, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Census June 15, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Theodus Sarah Lancaster
June 1883 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Janey M Lancaster
November 1884 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Melba Lancaster
October 1886 (Age 23 years)
Death January 10, 1893 (Age 30 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Whitford Cemetery
Last change September 2, 201917:47:47

by: Donna Osiek
Family with William Clauson Lancaster - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
son
William E Lancaster
Birth: May 10, 1880 34 17Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 7, 1946Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
daughter
18 months
daughter
Janey M Lancaster
Birth: November 1884 38 22Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
2 years
daughter
Melba Lancaster
Birth: October 1886 40 23Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:

No family available

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Elijah Lancaster - Household

District 7, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Lancaster, ElijahWM51headMfarmerTNNCNC
Lancaster, BettieWF50wifeMkeeping houseTNILIL
Lancaster, FrankWM21sonSworking farmTNTNTN
Lancaster, EllenWF18daughterSTNTNTN
Lancaster, RobertWM13sonSworks on farmTennesseTNTN
Lancaster, LillieWF10daughterSTNTNTN
Lancaster, Eva LeeWF7daughterSTNTNTN
Lancaster, WilliamWM32headMfarmerTNTNTN
Lancaster, MarthaWF17wifeMTNTNTN
Lancaster, JoeWM23headMfarmerTNTNTN
Lancaster, SusanWF18wifeMkeeping houseTNTNTN
Lancaster, NelsonWM27headMlaborer on farmTNTNTN
Lancaster, AnnaWF17wifeMkeeping houseTNTNTN
Lancaster, NettieWF8 monthsOctdaughterSTNTNTN