The Shemwell Family

Martha Evelyn “Mattie” SnodgrassAge: 62 years18591922

Martha Evelyn “Mattie” Snodgrass
Given names
Martha Evelyn
Married name
Martha Evelyn Baker
Married name
Martha Evelyn Hinds
Birth December 11, 1859
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 months)

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 7 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 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageWilliam Cullum “Bill” BakerView this family
before 1880 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Jane Baker
January 31, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Census June 8, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#2William Thomas Baker
December 21, 1882 (Age 23 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Cullum “Bill” Baker
November 28, 1884 (Age 24 years)
Cause: Stabbed by Robert O'Reilly
MarriageHolman Blaine Hinds Sr.View this family
about 1887 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#3Holman Blaine Hinds Jr.
August 25, 1888 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#4George Washington Hinds
July 10, 1890 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5Henry Clay Hinds
October 4, 1891 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Nancy Virginia “Jennie” Hinds
December 20, 1893 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Eliza May Hinds
February 27, 1896 (Age 36 years)
Death of a daughterEliza May Hinds
August 3, 1897 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#8Kathleen Hinds
September 17, 1899 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sonHolman Blaine Hinds Jr.
September 10, 1911 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 57 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 58 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 April 21, 1922 (Age 62 years)
Burial April 23, 1922 (2 days after death)
Last change January 31, 202316:26:19

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with William Cullum “Bill” Baker - View this family
William Cullum “Bill” Baker
Birth: May 24, 1855 26 22Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1884Jellico, Campbell, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: before 1880
1 month
Elizabeth Jane Baker
Birth: January 31, 1880 24 20Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 17, 1952Bridgeport, Mono, California, United States
3 years
William Thomas Baker
Birth: December 21, 1882 27 23Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1943Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Family with Holman Blaine Hinds Sr. - View this family
Marriage: about 1887
20 months
Holman Blaine Hinds Jr.
Birth: August 25, 1888 35 28Tennessee, United States
Death: September 10, 1911Roane, Tennessee, United States
22 months
George Washington Hinds
Birth: July 10, 1890 37 30Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: about 1968
15 months
Henry Clay Hinds
Birth: October 4, 1891 38 31Tennessee, United States
Death: May 9, 1982Tennessee, United States
2 years
Nancy Virginia “Jennie” Hinds
Birth: December 20, 1893 41 34Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 1, 1978Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Eliza May Hinds
Birth: February 27, 1896 43 36Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 3, 1897Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Kathleen Hinds
Birth: September 17, 1899 46 39Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 11, 1967Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States

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