The Shemwell Family

Sarah Melissa TroutmanAge: 61 years18581920

Name
Sarah Melissa Troutman
Given names
Sarah Melissa
Surname
Troutman
Married name
Sarah Melissa Rouch
Birth August 3, 1858 35 30
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 23 months)
Birth of a sisterElla Troutman
December 10, 1860 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherEzra Troutman
February 12, 1864 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 7 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 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 8 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 10 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJonas Clark
October 15, 1870 (Age 12 years)
MarriageBenjamin Franklin RouchView this family
December 24, 1878 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 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 maternal grandmotherSarah Bett Price Lee
April 24, 1886 (Age 27 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Troutman
January 24, 1892 (Age 33 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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 42 years)

Death of a brotherDarius Troutman
December 23, 1900 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherJames Campbell Troutman
1915 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherJonah C Troutman
January 6, 1916 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 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 58 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 59 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 February 7, 1920 (Age 61 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Rose Hill Burial Park
Last change August 31, 202016:50:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 27, 1845Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
9 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
18 months
elder brother
Michael Troutman
Birth: April 17, 1850 27 22Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: April 11, 1926Belle Plaine, Sumner, Kansas, United States
3 years
elder brother
10 months
elder sister
Nancy Jane Troutman
Birth: March 11, 1854 31 26Indiana, United States
Death: November 9, 1939Indiana, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
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 Benjamin Franklin Rouch - View this family
husband
herself
Sarah Melissa Troutman
Birth: August 3, 1858 35 30Indiana, United States
Death: February 7, 1920Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: December 24, 1878Fulton, Indiana, United States

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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