The Shemwell Family

William Campbell TroutmanAge: 82 years18461929

Name
William Campbell Troutman
Given names
William Campbell
Surname
Troutman
Birth August 22, 1846 23 18
Birth of a brotherJonah C Troutman
October 24, 1848 (Age 2 years)
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
Birth of a brotherMichael Troutman
April 17, 1850 (Age 3 years)
Census September 24, 1850 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMichael A Troutman
May 24, 1852 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJames Campbell Troutman
May 1853 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Jane Troutman
March 11, 1854 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterMalinda Troutman
about 1856 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah D Campbell
August 25, 1856 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Melissa Troutman
August 3, 1858 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 10 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census July 4, 1860 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterElla Troutman
December 10, 1860 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherEzra Troutman
February 12, 1864 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 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 brotherDarius Troutman
June 6, 1866 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 20 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 20 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterEtta Myrtle Troutman
1869 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 22 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
Census August 23, 1870 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJonas Clark
October 15, 1870 (Age 24 years)
MarriageIsabell JulianView this family
August 29, 1872 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1Alvin Delmar Troutman
May 22, 1875 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#2Harry Lesley Troutman
October 10, 1879 (Age 33 years)
Census June 24, 1880 (Age 33 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Bett Price Lee
April 24, 1886 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#3Ferdinand Bliss Troutman
December 6, 1886 (Age 40 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Troutman
January 24, 1892 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 51 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a motherPhoebe Clark
October 14, 1900 (Age 54 years)

Death of a brotherDarius Troutman
December 23, 1900 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherJames Campbell Troutman
1915 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherJonah C Troutman
January 6, 1916 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 69 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 70 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 71 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death of a sisterSarah Melissa Troutman
February 7, 1920 (Age 73 years)
Death of a wifeIsabell Julian
December 4, 1924 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sonAlvin Delmar Troutman
December 5, 1924 (Age 78 years)
Death of a brotherMichael Troutman
April 11, 1926 (Age 79 years)
MarriageSalena V “Lena” AbbottView this family
November 12, 1927 (Age 81 years)
Death January 21, 1929 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Metea Baptist Cemetery
Last change August 29, 202023:40:55

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 27, 1845Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
9 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
18 months
younger brother
Michael Troutman
Birth: April 17, 1850 27 22Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: April 11, 1926Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
3 years
younger brother
10 months
younger sister
Nancy Jane Troutman
Birth: March 11, 1854 31 26Indiana, United States
Death: November 9, 1939Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Sarah Melissa Troutman
Birth: August 3, 1858 35 30Indiana, United States
Death: February 7, 1920Oklahoma, United States
2 years
younger sister
Ella Troutman
Birth: December 10, 1860 37 32Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: February 19, 1929Dalton City, Moultrie, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger brother
Ezra Troutman
Birth: February 12, 1864 41 36Indiana, United States
Death: September 23, 1931South Haven, Sumner, Kansas, United States
2 years
younger brother
Darius Troutman
Birth: June 6, 1866 43 38Indiana, United States
Death: December 23, 1900Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
4 years
younger sister
Family with Isabell Julian - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 29, 1872Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 years
son
Alvin Delmar Troutman
Birth: May 22, 1875 28 20Indiana, United States
Death: December 5, 1924Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
4 years
son
Harry Lesley Troutman
Birth: October 10, 1879 33 24Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: May 21, 1941Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
7 years
son
Ferdinand Bliss Troutman
Birth: December 6, 1886 40 32Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: January 1963Illinois, United States
Family with Salena V “Lena” Abbott - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 12, 1927Cass, Indiana, United States
Lewis Franklin Sarver + Salena V “Lena” Abbott - View this family
wife’s husband
Lewis Franklin Sarver
Birth: September 12, 1870Cass, Indiana, United States
Death: May 30, 1951Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States
wife
Marriage: January 19, 1893Fulton, Indiana, United States
John William Keisling + Salena V “Lena” Abbott - View this family
wife’s husband
John William Keisling
Birth: March 29, 1859Decatur, Indiana, United States
Death: May 19, 1941Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States
wife
Marriage: March 2, 1936Howard, Indiana, United States

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Troutman - Household

Fulton, Indiana

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Joseph Troutmanhead27MWFarmerKY
Phoebe Troutmanwife22FWIN
Amanda L Troutmanniece10FWIN
William Campbell Troutmanson4MWIN
Jonah C Troutmanson1MWIN
Michael Troutmanson0MWIN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Troutman - Household

Macon, Illinois

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Joseph Troutmanhead37MWFarmerKY
Phoebe Troutmanwife32FWIND
William Campbell Troutmanson14MWIN
Jonah C Troutmanson11MWIN
Michael Troutmanson10MWIN
James C Troutmanson7MWIN
Nancy Jane Troutmandaughter6FWIN
Malinda Troutmandaughter4FWMO
Sarah Melissa Troutmandaughter1FWIN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Joseph Troutman - Household

Fulton, Indiana

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Troutman, Josephhead47MWFarmer8400700KY1
Troutman, Phoebewife42FWKeeps HouseIN
Troutman, William Cson24MWFarm LAborIN1
Troutman, James Cson17MWINY
Troutman, Nancy Jdaughter16FWINY
Troutman, Malindadaughter14FWMOY
Troutman, Sarah Mdaughter11FWIL
Troutman, Elladaughter9FWIN
Troutman, Ezrason6MWIN
Troutman, Dariusson4MWIN
Troutman, Etta Mdaughter1FWIN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William Campbell Troutman - Household

Fulton, Indiana

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Troutman, William CWM34headMFarmerINKYIN
Troutman, IsabellWF25wifeMKeeping HouseINOHIN
Troutman, Alvin DWM5sonSINININ
Troutman, Harry LWM0OctsonSINININ
Troutman, JosephWM57fatherMFatherKYKYKY