The Shemwell Family

Sydney Ann AndersonAge: 68 years18421910

Name
Sydney Ann Anderson
Given names
Sydney Ann
Surname
Anderson
Married name
Sydney Ann Logan
Birth September 26, 1842
MarriageDaniel Spencer LoganView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 3 years)
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 14 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a daughter
#1Laura Logan
December 14, 1860 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 18 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 24 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 24 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 26 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
Marriage of a childJohn W HollandLaura LoganView this family
August 29, 1878 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 35 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 grandson
#1Charles Scott Holland
December 10, 1880 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 55 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a husbandDaniel Spencer Logan
July 19, 1910 (Age 67 years)
Death December 25, 1910 (Age 68 years)
Last change November 5, 201911:04:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Daniel Spencer Logan - View this family
husband
Daniel Spencer Logan
Birth: February 10, 1841Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: July 19, 1910Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States
herself
Sydney Ann Anderson
Birth: September 26, 1842Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: December 25, 1910Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States
Marriage:
daughter
Laura Logan
Birth: December 14, 1860 19 18Ashley, Washington, Illinois, United States
Death: April 9, 1950Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

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