The Shemwell Family

Ezekiel Benjamin TateAge: 51 years18511902

Ezekiel Benjamin Tate
Given names
Ezekiel Benjamin
Birth March 23, 1851
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 10 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 15 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 15 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 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 -
MarriageMary Adeline “Molly” DriskillView this family
December 23, 1875 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Herbert Lorraine Tate
August 22, 1877 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Verdye Belle Tate
December 12, 1878 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#3Etha Ola Missouri Tate
March 28, 1882 (Age 31 years)
Marriage of a childHerbert Lorraine TateMinnie Belle GoodrumView this family
December 29, 1897 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 47 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Jenera Cotaire Tate
November 11, 1898 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childHerbert Lee WarrenVerdye Belle TateView this family
January 25, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lola Beatrice Warren
December 29, 1899 (Age 48 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Lyndell Fay Warren
January 26, 1902 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Denzil Benjamin Tate
July 20, 1902 (Age 51 years)
Death November 21, 1902 (Age 51 years)
Cemetery: Concord Cemetery #1
Last change May 1, 202014:15:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Adeline “Molly” Driskill - View this family
Marriage: December 23, 1875Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
20 months
16 months
Verdye Belle Tate
Birth: December 12, 1878 27 25Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 20, 1970White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
3 years

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Ezekiel Benjamin Tate - Household

White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky

Tate, Ezekiel BheadWMMar185149M24KYKYKYFlour Miller
Tate, Mary AwifeWFFeb185347M2433KYTNKY
Tate, Etha OdaughterWFMar188218SKYKYKY
Warren, Herbert Lson in lawWMJan187527M2KYKYKYDay Laborer
Warren, Verdye BdaughterWFDec187821M211KYKYKY
Warren, Lola Bgrand daughterWFDec18995mSKYKYKY

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