The Shemwell Family

Thomas William StovallAge: 74 years18561931

Thomas William Stovall
Given names
Thomas William
Birth December 31, 1856
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 1 day)

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 4 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 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageMollie E McGeheeView this family
May 6, 1884 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Hepburn M Stovall
March 23, 1885 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Catherine “Kate” Stovall
November 10, 1888 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#3John Walker Stovall
April 5, 1891 (Age 34 years)

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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 wifeMollie E McGehee
October 29, 1898 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Lucille S “Lucy” Stovall
August 13, 1899 (Age 42 years)
Will August 10, 1903 (Age 46 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 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 60 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 61 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 72 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death September 4, 1931 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: Stovall Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change January 16, 202023:12:20

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Mollie E McGehee - View this family
Marriage: May 6, 1884Franklin, North Carolina, United States
11 months
Hepburn M Stovall
Birth: March 23, 1885 28 20North Carolina, United States
Death: August 14, 1960North Carolina, United States
4 years
Catherine “Kate” Stovall
Birth: November 10, 1888 31 23Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 13, 1960Granville, North Carolina, United States
2 years
John Walker Stovall
Birth: April 5, 1891 34 26
Death: February 8, 1981Franklin, North Carolina, United States
8 years
Lucille S “Lucy” Stovall
Birth: August 13, 1899 42 34Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 28, 1944Vance, North Carolina, United States

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