The Shemwell Family

John Banks McGehee JrAge: 63 years18681931

Name
John Banks McGehee Jr
Given names
John Banks
Surname
McGehee
Name suffix
Jr
Birth 1868 43 34
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 months)

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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Property
John Banks McGehee Sr and John Banks McGehee Jr Land Deal 1892
January 1, 1892 (Age 24 years)
John Banks McGehee Sr and John Banks McGehee Jr Land Deal 1892
John Banks McGehee Sr and John Banks McGehee Jr Land Deal 1892

Note: Indenture made between John Banks McGehee and John McGhee Jr (his son). The transaction was for $15…

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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 61 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 August 16, 1931 (Age 63 years)
Last change January 8, 202020:38:28

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Marriage: January 14, 1851Granville, North Carolina, United States
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John Banks McGehee Jr
Birth: 1868 43 34Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 16, 1931Granville, North Carolina, United States

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