The Shemwell Family

Martha A Sarah MorrisAge: 31 years18481879

Name
Martha A Sarah Morris
Given names
Martha A Sarah
Surname
Morris
Married name
Martha A Sarah Cannady
Birth August 23, 1848
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 8 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 18 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 18 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 20 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
MarriageSamuel Hillman Cannady SrView this family
August 18, 1877 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Helen Cannady
July 31, 1878 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death December 13, 1879 (Age 31 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Banks United Methodist Church Cemetery
Last change January 16, 202002:44:42

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Samuel Hillman Cannady Sr - View this family
husband
herself
Martha A Sarah Morris
Birth: August 23, 1848Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 13, 1879North Carolina, United States
Marriage: August 18, 1877Granville, North Carolina, United States
11 months
daughter
Helen Cannady
Birth: July 31, 1878 59 29Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 18, 1925Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Samuel Hillman Cannady Sr + Mary Adeline Perry - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Mary Adeline Perry
Birth: about 1830North Carolina, United States
Death: August 20, 1852North Carolina, United States
Marriage: May 30, 1850Granville, North Carolina, United States
Samuel Hillman Cannady Sr + Martha Kinchin Williams - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: June 20, 1861North Carolina, United States
1 year
step-son
John Wyatt Cannady
Birth: June 22, 1862 43 32North Carolina, United States
Death: November 3, 1880North Carolina, United States
4 years
step-son
Dr. Samuel Hillman Cannady Jr.
Birth: November 6, 1866 47 37Harnett, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 22, 1939Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Samuel Hillman Cannady Sr + Martha Harrison - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Martha Harrison
Birth: March 20, 1845Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 12, 1917North Carolina, United States
Marriage: December 16, 1886Granville, North Carolina, United States

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