The Shemwell Family

Sarah Jane WatsonAge: 56 years18401897

Name
Sarah Jane Watson
Given names
Sarah Jane
Surname
Watson
Married name
Sarah Jane Smith
Married name
Sarah Jane Greene
Birth July 19, 1840 36 37
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Watson
about 1842 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Catherine Watson
November 21, 1845 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageJohn Nelson SmithView this family
about 1856 (Age 15 years)

Birth of a son
#1William E Smith
May 9, 1857 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a daughter
#2Louisa Elizabeth Smith
about 1859 (Age 18 years)
Death of a brotherSmith Watson
before 1860 (Age 19 years)

Death of a brotherJohn M Watson
March 28, 1863 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 20 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
Birth of a daughter
#3Cordelia Ellen Smith
April 21, 1867 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 26 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 26 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 28 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
Birth of a son
#4Mastin E Smith
April 16, 1870 (Age 29 years)
Death of a fatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sonMastin E Smith
September 17, 1871 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5Sion Sherrill Smith
July 19, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Nelson Smith
April 15, 1873 (Age 32 years)
Death of a motherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#6Albert Lee Smith
March 29, 1877 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a daughterLouisa Elizabeth Smith
before 1880 (Age 39 years)
MarriageDavid Isaac GreeneView this family
about 1880 (Age 39 years)

Death of a sisterNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterSusannah Miranda Watson
July 12, 1885 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterMary Watson
May 11, 1890 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childAlbert Lee SmithNicy Elizabeth GreeneView this family
February 14, 1894 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sarah Lemery Smith
November 12, 1894 (Age 54 years)
Death March 1, 1897 (Age 56 years)
Last change May 12, 202017:24:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 9, 1820
18 months
elder sister
Mary Watson
Birth: August 25, 1821 18 18Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 11, 1890Iredell, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
George Washington Watson
Birth: November 4, 1823 20 20Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1914Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder sister
-21 months
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
Susannah Miranda Watson
Birth: June 6, 1829 25 25Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 1885Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder sister
Martha Ann Watson
Birth: December 1832 29 29Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1907Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
18 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
John M Watson
Birth: about 1836 32 32Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 28, 1863Jacksboro, Cambell, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Smith Watson
Birth: about 1838 34 34Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1860
3 years
herself
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Margaret Catherine Watson
Birth: November 21, 1845 42 42Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 5, 1907Georgia, United States
Family with John Nelson Smith - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1856
16 months
son
William E Smith
Birth: May 9, 1857 23 16North Carolina, United States
Death: November 12, 1913Watauga, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Louisa Elizabeth Smith
Birth: about 1859 25 18North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1880Watauga, North Carolina, United States
8 years
daughter
Cordelia Ellen Smith
Birth: April 21, 1867 33 26Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 30, 1956West Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
Mastin E Smith
Birth: April 16, 1870 36 29Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 17, 1871Watauga, North Carolina, United States
2 years
son
Sion Sherrill Smith
Birth: July 19, 1872 39 32Caldwell, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 4, 1949Banner Elk, Avery, North Carolina, United States
Family with David Isaac Greene - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1880
… … + Sarah Jane Watson - View this family
herself
son
Albert Lee Smith
Birth: March 29, 1877 36Watauga, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 25, 1898Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States
David Isaac Greene + Amanda Lawrence - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
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