The Shemwell Family

Agnes Ellen WimpeyAge: 48 years18281876

Agnes Ellen Wimpey
Given names
Agnes Ellen
Married name
Agnes Ellen Holland
Birth January 24, 1828
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 3 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 7 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
MarriageNathaniel Walker HollandView this family
December 10, 1845 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy Elizabeth Holland
February 20, 1847 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Roresta Margaret Holland
April 5, 1848 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 17 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#3Amanda Holland
June 20, 1850 (Age 22 years)
Death of a daughterAmanda Holland
1851 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4Emaline Permelia Holland
May 12, 1852 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Maluva Paralee “Lulu” Holland
April 18, 1854 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Susan Ellen Holland
May 15, 1858 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 28 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 12, 1860 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Lilian Bell “Lillie” Holland
February 16, 1862 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 33 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 -
Marriage of a childJohn Thomas SheltonNancy Elizabeth HollandView this family
December 14, 1865 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#8George Thomas Holland
October 28, 1866 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 38 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 38 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a son
#9Franklin H Holland
September 14, 1868 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childRobert A WickerRoresta Margaret HollandView this family
November 8, 1868 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Nancy Ellen “Nannie” Shelton
November 25, 1868 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Dr. William Franklin Wicker
July 21, 1869 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Eugene Holland Shelton
September 3, 1869 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 40 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 22, 1870 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childWarren HeckathornEmaline Permelia HollandView this family
February 29, 1872 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Mathew Wimpy Wicker
August 14, 1872 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Nellie Pineleaf Shelton
December 29, 1872 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Hattie Leota Heckathorn
August 4, 1873 (Age 45 years)

Death of a granddaughterHattie Leota Heckathorn
April 18, 1874 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7Callie B Nichols
July 2, 1875 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childLemuel Aldrich NicholsMaluva Paralee “Lulu” HollandView this family
calculated 1875 (Age 46 years)

Marriage of a childHenry Jasper SmithEmaline Permelia HollandView this family
estimated 1876 (Age 47 years)

Death February 26, 1876 (Age 48 years)
Family with Nathaniel Walker Holland - View this family
Marriage: December 10, 1845Logan, Kentucky, United States
14 months
13 months
2 years
Amanda Holland
Birth: June 20, 1850 22 22Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1851
23 months
23 months
4 years
Susan Ellen Holland BascomSusan Ellen Holland
Birth: May 15, 1858 30 30Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 25, 1886Howell, Missouri, United States
4 years
Lilian Bell “Lillie” Holland
Birth: February 16, 1862 33 34Kentucky, United States
Death: February 4, 1941Riverside, Adams, Illinois, United States
5 years
George Thomas Holland
Birth: October 28, 1866 38 38Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States
Death: March 26, 1948Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States
23 months
Nathaniel Walker Holland + Sarah M “Sally” Cross - View this family
husband’s wife
Sarah M “Sally” Cross
Birth: August 1844Maryland, United States
Death: July 1, 1920Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States
Marriage: May 14, 1878Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States
4 years

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