The Shemwell Family

John M Cramer1833

John M Cramer
Given names
John M
Birth 1833
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 2 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 -
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 13 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 -
Religious marriageCornelia WebbView this family
August 28, 1853 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Madora Cramer
1855 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Alice Cramer
1857 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3Standard Dewitt Cramer
June 15, 1859 (Age 26 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 24 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census August 27, 1860 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 28 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 34 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 34 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 36 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 -
Marriage of a childJohn William ShemwellMadora CramerView this family
January 9, 1873 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childJohn P CrockettAlice CramerView this family
1873 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
February 13, 1874 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Belle “Mollie” Crockett
1874 (Age 41 years)
Death of a daughterMadora Cramer
November 17, 1874 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Birth of a grandson
#3Robert M Crockett
1875 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Cornelia N Crockett
April 1878 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 45 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Stella J Crockett
February 3, 1880 (Age 47 years)
Death of a daughterAlice Cramer
March 17, 1881 (Age 48 years)
Death of a granddaughterStella J Crockett
August 25, 1881 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childStandard Dewitt CramerMary Jane ConwayView this family
Type: Religious marriage
January 25, 1883 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Ernest D Cramer
March 1887 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Ethel Cramer
September 1888 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Cornelia Cramer
April 1891 (Age 58 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 65 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Susan Cramer
September 1898 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Gertrude Cramer
1902 (Age 69 years)
Death of a wifeCornelia Webb
1906 (Age 73 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 83 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 84 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 85 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 96 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sonStandard Dewitt Cramer
January 8, 1938 (Age 105 years)
Death of a granddaughterRosa Elnora “Rosie” Shemwell
October 11, 1941 (Age 108 years)
Address: 3424 Telephone
Cause: Myocardial
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 108 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 -

Last change February 23, 202014:53:38

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Cornelia Webb - View this family
Marriage: August 28, 1853Cooper, Missouri, United States
2 years
Madora Cramer
Birth: 1855 22 20Missouri, United States
Death: November 17, 1874Brownsville, Saline, Missouri, United States
3 years
2 years
John Parrish Wells + Cornelia Webb - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: January 26, 1862Cooper, Missouri, United States
23 months
Anna Wells
Birth: 1863 26 28Cooper, Missouri, United States
7 years
Spotswood Wells
Birth: January 1870 33 35Cooper, Missouri, United States
3 years

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