The Shemwell Family

Franklin McGehee1862

Franklin McGehee
Given names
Birth about 1862 49 43
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 -
Birth of a brotherDavid McGehee
October 14, 1865 (Age 3 years)
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 5 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 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 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 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Franklin McGehee and HC HerndonLand Deal 1882
October 15, 1882 (Age 20 years)
Franklin McGehee and HC HerndonLand Deal 1882

Note: Indenture made between HC Herndon and Franklin McGehee. The transaction was for $70. The deal incl…

Franklin McGehee and Randall Young Land Deal 1884
April 12, 1884 (Age 22 years)
Franklin McGehee and Randall Young Land Deal 1884

Note: Indenture made between Franklin McGehee and Robert Young. The transaction was for $6. The deal included 1 acre partially bordered by Goshen Road.

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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 -
Death of a brotherJohn Madison “Matt” McGehee
September 27, 1915 (Age 53 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 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 55 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 56 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 67 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherDavid McGehee
January 11, 1930 (Age 68 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 79 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 88 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 84 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -

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by: Bruce Troutman
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Marriage: March 16, 1838Guilford, North Carolina, United States
12 years
elder brother
John Madison “Matt” McGehee
Birth: October 4, 1849 36 30Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 27, 1915Guilford, North Carolina, United States
13 years
Franklin McGehee
Birth: about 1862 49 43North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
David McGehee TombstoneDavid McGehee
Birth: October 14, 1865 52 46Randolph, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 11, 1930Gaston, North Carolina, United States

Franklin McGehee has 1 first cousin recorded

Father's family (1)

Parents Miles McGehee + Mary Wade
1Laura Ann McGehee18491903

Mother's family (0)