The Shemwell Family

Jesse Brown WebbAge: 81 years18561937

Name
Jesse Brown Webb
Given names
Jesse Brown
Surname
Webb
Birth September 17, 1856 35 33
Birth of a brotherAndrew J Webb
April 27, 1859 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 months)

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 4 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
Birth of a brotherJames Monroe Webb Jr.
January 1866 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 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 12 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
Census July 9, 1870 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a maternal grandfatherLloyd Selby
October 9, 1880 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca Parham
March 31, 1884 (Age 27 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew J Webb
July 29, 1886 (Age 29 years)
Death of a motherMary Ann Selby
September 20, 1886 (Age 30 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Mitchell Webb
May 13, 1891 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 fatherJames Monroe Webb Sr.
July 10, 1905 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 60 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 61 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 73 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a brotherLloyd Walker Webb
August 2, 1935 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterRebecca Jane Webb
March 23, 1936 (Age 79 years)

Death December 25, 1937 (Age 81 years)

Last change November 18, 201914:17:41

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Jesse Brown Webb
Birth: September 17, 1856 35 33Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1937
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younger brother
Andrew J Webb
Birth: April 27, 1859 38 36
Death: July 29, 1886Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
7 years
younger brother

Jesse Brown Webb has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - James Monroe Webb - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Webb, James Mhead50MWFarmerVA
Webb, Mary Awife48FWKeeping HouseAL
Webb, Lloyd Wson21MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, George Wson19MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, Jesse Bson12MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, Andrew Json11MWHelps on farmTN
Webb, James Mson3MWAt HomeTN