The Shemwell Family

Mason StanleyAge: 52 years18631916

Mason Stanley
Given names
Birth July 13, 1863 27 20
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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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 -
Census July 7, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Marriage of a parentLemuel GoodmanMary Elizabeth HooksView this family
December 2, 1873 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam L Goodman
June 3, 1874 (Age 10 years)
Marriage of a parentMiles MitchellMary Elizabeth HooksView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 14, 1876 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMartha Mitchell
1877 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames R Hooks
November 26, 1884 (Age 21 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam C CochranMary Elizabeth HooksView this family
1886 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 -
Census April 21, 1910 (Age 46 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam L Goodman
September 14, 1911 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death March 30, 1916 (Age 52 years)
Last change September 7, 201918:46:30

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Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 12, 1860Livingston, Kentucky, United States
14 months
elder brother
2 years
Mason Stanley
Birth: July 13, 1863 27 20Livingston, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 30, 1916Livingston, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with Lemuel Goodman - View this family
Marriage: December 2, 1873Livingston, Kentucky, United States
6 months
Mother’s family with Miles Mitchell - View this family
Marriage: February 14, 1876Livingston, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Mother’s family with William C Cochran - View this family
Marriage: 1886Kentucky, United States

Mason Stanley has 6 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (6)

Parents James C Hooks + Almeda E Miller
2James Elmer Hooks18811954
3William M Hooks18841914
5Margaret J Hooks18901912
Census1870 United States - Census transcript - James R Hooks - Household

Livingston Ky

J R Hookshead59MWFarmerTN
Martha M Hookswife40FWKeeping houseKY
James C Hooksson20MWFarm laborerTN
Martha Z Hooksdaughter10FWKY
Louisa Ann Hooksdaughter9FWKY
Daniel C Hooksdaughter5FWKY
E Stanley27FWNo OccupationTN
Henry Stanley9MWKY
Mason Stanley7MWKY
Henry Wells18MWFarm laborerKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William L Goodman - Household

Driskill, Livingston, Kentucky, United States

Goodman, William LheadMW35M28KYVATNfarmergeneral farm
Goodman, Ona DwifeFW25M1853KYKYKY
Goodman, OrvillesonMW7SKYKYKY
Goodman, MinadaughterFW5SKYKYKY
Goodman, HiramsonMW1SKYKYKY
Cash, Willie AsonMW16SKYUSUSfarmerhome farm
Stanley, Masonhalf-brotherMW46SKYKYTNfarmerhome farm
Cochran, Mary EmotherFW67Wd43TNTNTNown income