The Shemwell Family

Sarah Ann PendletonAge: 60 years18531913

Sarah Ann Pendleton
Given names
Sarah Ann
Married name
Sarah Ann McGehee
Birth September 16, 1853
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 7 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 13 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 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 -
MarriageHenry Louis McGeheeView this family
June 16, 1870 (Age 16 years)
Henry Louis McGehee and Sarah Pendleton Loan from Henry Sherrod 1872
January 4, 1872 (Age 18 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 44 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 December 18, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery
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by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Henry Louis McGehee - View this family
Henry Louis McGehee
Birth: June 15, 1851 29 25Franklin, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 18, 1918Franklin, North Carolina, United States
Sarah Ann Pendleton
Birth: September 16, 1853Warren, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 18, 1913Youngsville, Franklin, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: June 16, 1870North Carolina, United States

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