The Shemwell Family

Virginia Grace EvansAge: 29 years18501879

Name
Virginia Grace Evans
Given names
Virginia Grace
Surname
Evans
Married name
Virginia Grace Throgmorton
Birth April 29, 1850 62 39
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a half-sisterAnn Vincent Evans
September 13, 1861 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 10 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 16 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 16 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
MarriageRobert Richard ThrogmortonView this family
December 10, 1868 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 18 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
Death of a fatherHugh Evans
before 1870 (Age 19 years)

Death of a brotherHugh Montgomery Evans
November 23, 1873 (Age 23 years)
Death of a half-sisterSarah Evans
October 10, 1877 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death June 10, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Last change November 17, 202023:57:56

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 21, 1842Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
elder sister
Mittie May Evans
Birth: July 7, 1843 55 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 16, 1926Fairview, Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Hugh Montgomery Evans
Birth: about 1849 61 38Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 23, 1873Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
16 months
herself
Virginia Grace Evans
Birth: April 29, 1850 62 39Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1879Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States
Father’s family with - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage:
half-sister
11 months
half-sister
Sarah Evans
Birth: September 18, 1812 24Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 10, 1877Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
6 years
half-sister
Mother’s family with Dunnavan - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage:
Family with Robert Richard Throgmorton - View this family
husband
Robert Richard Throgmorton
Birth: September 23, 1845Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 16, 1917Carterville, Williamson, Illinois, United States
herself
Virginia Grace Evans
Birth: April 29, 1850 62 39Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1879Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States
Marriage: December 10, 1868Johnson, Illinois, United States

Virginia Grace Evans has 20 first cousins recorded