The Shemwell Family

Sarah F FerrellAge: 94 years18251920

Sarah F Ferrell
Given names
Sarah F
Married name
Sarah F Holloway
Birth October 25, 1825 19 19
Birth of a sisterDaughter Farrell
between 1826 and 1830 (Age 2 months)

Birth of a brotherCharles Wilson Farrell
February 17, 1828 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 6 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a sisterNancy T Ferrell
about 1833 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Farrell
about 1834 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterLouisa H Farrell
about 1835 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a brotherJames Hugh Farrell
October 26, 1836 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a siblingFarrell
about 1839 (Age 13 years)

Birth of a brotherThomas Terry Ferrell
March 12, 1842 (Age 16 years)
Marriage of a parentGabriel FarrellMatilda DawdyView this family
December 27, 1843 (Age 18 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth McCombs
December 1843 (Age 18 years)
Marriage of a parentGabriel FarrellManicia “Manise” DemonbreunView this family
November 20, 1845 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn William Ferrell
August 8, 1846 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a half-brotherFelix Newton Ferrell
May 17, 1848 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 20 years)
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 -
Death of a sisterDaughter Farrell
before 1850 (Age 24 years)

Death of a siblingFarrell
before 1850 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a half-sisterLucy Jane Ferrell
June 1850 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherGabriel Farrell
before April 1851 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Farrell
before December 1854 (Age 29 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 31 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 35 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 41 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 41 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 43 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 -
Death of a sisterLouisa H Farrell
before 1870 (Age 44 years)

Death of a sisterNancy T Ferrell
March 1870 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 52 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a brotherJames Hugh Farrell
May 16, 1886 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 72 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 brotherCharles Wilson Farrell
May 20, 1899 (Age 73 years)
Death of a half-brotherFelix Newton Ferrell
August 18, 1916 (Age 90 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 90 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 91 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 92 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 -
Death April 8, 1920 (Age 94 years)
Last change May 5, 202005:30:59

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 14, 1824Allen, Kentucky, United States
18 months
Sarah F Ferrell
Birth: October 25, 1825 19 19Allen, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 8, 1920Taylor, Iowa, United States
5 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Charles Wilson Farrell
Birth: February 17, 1828 21 22Lawrence, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 20, 1899Butler, Nebraska, United States
6 years
younger sister
Nancy T Ferrell
Birth: about 1833 26 27Allen, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 1870Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States
2 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Farrell
Birth: about 1834 27 28Kentucky, United States
Death: before December 1854
2 years
younger sister
22 months
younger brother
James Hugh Farrell
Birth: October 26, 1836 30 30Kentucky, United States
Death: May 16, 1886Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States
3 years
younger sibling
3 years
younger brother
Thomas Terry Ferrell
Birth: March 12, 1842 36 36Barren, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 20, 1926Ottawa, Franklin, Kansas, United States
Father’s family with Manicia “Manise” Demonbreun - View this family
Marriage: November 20, 1845Edmonson, Kentucky, United States
9 months
John William Ferrell
Birth: August 8, 1846 40 27Barren, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1932Cass, Texas, United States
21 months
2 years
Lucy Jane Ferrell
Birth: June 1850 44 31Barren, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 15, 1924Oregon, United States
Father’s family with Matilda Dawdy - View this family
Marriage: December 27, 1843Barren, Kentucky, United States

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