The Shemwell Family

Amanda Lovina TroutmanAge: 68 years18411909

Name
Amanda Lovina Troutman
Given names
Amanda Lovina
Surname
Troutman
Birth April 11, 1841 37 37
Marriage of a parentEli Ambrose TroutmanSally TaylorView this family
December 7, 1848 (Age 7 years)
Note: When married to Eli Ambrose Troutman, the marriage certificate indicated "Sally Brown", which "Brown" came from her previous marriage/husband.
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 4 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
Death of a motherSarah Jane “Sally” Dyson
about 1848 (Age 6 years)
Census September 24, 1850 (Age 9 years)
Note: Amanda is residing in the household of her Uncle, Joseph Troutman, during the 1850 Census
Marriage of a parentEli Ambrose TroutmanMary “Polly” ButlerView this family
January 24, 1852 (Age 10 years)
Note: When married to Eli Ambrose Troutman, the marriage certificate indicated "Mary Oliver", which "Oliver" came from her previous marriage/husband.
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 15 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 19 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 25 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 25 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 27 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 36 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 fatherEli Ambrose Troutman
October 8, 1894 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 56 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 April 23, 1909 (Age 68 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Woodlawn Cemetery
Last change May 21, 202003:16:46

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 11, 1838Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
3 years
herself
Amanda Lovina Troutman
Birth: April 11, 1841 37 37Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: April 23, 1909Starke, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Jane Sawyers - View this family
father
step-mother
Jane Sawyers
Birth: November 24, 1798 34 28Virginia, United States
Death: April 11, 1880Cass, Indiana, United States
Marriage: April 10, 1825Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Sally Taylor - View this family
father
step-mother
Sally Taylor
Birth: about 1803New York, United States
Death: about 1851Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: December 7, 1848Fulton, Indiana, United States
Father’s family with Mary “Polly” Butler - View this family
father
step-mother
Mary “Polly” Butler
Birth: October 9, 1816Wayne, Indiana, United States
Death: April 16, 1894Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: January 24, 1852Pulaski, Pulaski, Indiana, United States
Mother’s family with Isaac Lewis - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: September 3, 1829Bartholomew, Indiana, United States

Amanda Lovina Troutman has 3 first cousins recorded

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

Census
Amanda is residing in the household of her Uncle, Joseph Troutman, during the 1850 Census