The Shemwell Family

Mary Jane BarneyAge: 89 years18491939

Mary Jane Barney
Given names
Mary Jane
Married name
Mary Jane Lavering
Birth September 30, 1849
MarriageCharles D LaveringView this family

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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 11 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Everett Charles Lavering
January 29, 1878 (Age 28 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 -
Marriage of a childEverett Charles LaveringMae FrostView this family
January 22, 1905 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1John Elijah Everett “Jack” Lavering
March 25, 1907 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandCharles D Lavering
October 9, 1915 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a husbandCharles D Lavering
October 13, 1915 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Hall Cemetery
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 68 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death May 26, 1939 (Age 89 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Hall Cemetery
Last change April 12, 202200:57:21

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Charles D Lavering - View this family
Charles D Lavering
Birth: October 5, 1849Knox, Ohio, United States
Death: October 9, 1915Delphos, Ottawa, Kansas, United States
Everett Charles Lavering
Birth: January 29, 1878 28 28Delphos, Ottawa, Kansas, United States
Death: August 17, 1954Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

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