The Shemwell Family

James Lloyd RogersAge: 78 years18661944

James Lloyd Rogers
Given names
James Lloyd
Birth June 19, 1866
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 months)
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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 6 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 11 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 49 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 50 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 51 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 63 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
MarriageMargaret E “Marjorie” HudspethView this family
after 1931 (Age 64 years)

Death of a wifeMargaret E “Marjorie” Hudspeth
January 21, 1938 (Age 71 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 75 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death November 27, 1944 (Age 78 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery
Last change October 28, 201917:12:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Margaret E “Marjorie” Hudspeth - View this family
James Lloyd Rogers
Birth: June 19, 1866Ohio, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 27, 1944Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Margaret E “Marjorie” Hudspeth
Birth: October 1892 30 28Kentucky, United States
Death: January 21, 1938Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: after 1931

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