The Shemwell Family

Reps ArvinAge: 71 years18621934

Reps Arvin
Given names
Birth December 26, 1862 28 23
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 4 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Arvin
August 25, 1885 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn Jeffress Blackwell
May 11, 1889 (Age 26 years)
MarriageSarah Jane ArvinView this family
1890 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Omar D Arvin
March 17, 1891 (Age 28 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Ella Arvin
March 11, 1893 (Age 30 years)

Death of a daughterElla Arvin
August 15, 1894 (Age 31 years)

Birth of a son
#3Strother Banks Arvin
January 22, 1895 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a son
#4Jennings Bryan Arvin
May 20, 1897 (Age 34 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 35 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 fatherWilliam Chapman Arvin
February 7, 1899 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Melissa Frances Arvin
July 30, 1899 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Mary Elizabeth Arvin
June 29, 1901 (Age 38 years)

Birth of a son
#7Michael Arvin
February 5, 1904 (Age 41 years)

Birth of a son
#8Reps Patrcik Arvin
December 2, 1905 (Age 42 years)

Birth of a son
#9Thomas Jefferson Arvin
July 3, 1908 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherFrances Elizabeth Jones
December 27, 1913 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 53 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a sonStrother Banks Arvin
October 30, 1918 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 54 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 55 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 of a wifeSarah Jane Arvin
August 14, 1922 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death September 22, 1934 (Age 71 years)

Family with parents - View this family
William Chapman Arvin
Birth: April 6, 1834 23 19Lunenburg, Virginia, United States
Death: February 7, 1899Christian, Kentucky, United States
Frances Elizabeth Jones
Birth: October 31, 1839Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: December 27, 1913Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Family with Sarah Jane Arvin - View this family
Marriage: 1890Todd, Kentucky, United States
14 months
2 years
22 months
2 years
Jennings Bryan Arvin
Birth: May 20, 1897 34 33
Death: May 5, 1982Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Melissa Frances Arvin
Birth: July 30, 1899 36 35
Death: December 27, 1982Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
3 years
22 months
3 years
Thomas Jefferson Arvin
Birth: July 3, 1908 45 44Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 5, 1994

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