The Shemwell Family

Virginia Grace EvansAge: 29 years18501879

Virginia Grace Evans
Given names
Virginia Grace
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 -
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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 16 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
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 -
Death June 10, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Last change November 17, 202023:57:56

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
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
11 months
Sarah Evans
Birth: September 18, 1812 24Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 10, 1877Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
6 years
Mother’s family with Dunnavan - View this family
Family with Robert Richard Throgmorton - View this family
Robert Richard Throgmorton
Birth: September 23, 1845Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 16, 1917Carterville, Williamson, Illinois, United States
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