The Shemwell Family

John R RitzmanAge: 58 years18561915

John R Ritzman
Given names
John R
Birth October 27, 1856
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 months)

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 4 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 10 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 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 12 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 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageAnna Sarah ScheneckerView this family
May 7, 1891 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Lawrence Ritzman
May 2, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#2George Alexander Ritzman
August 12, 1893 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Alma M Ritzman
April 19, 1895 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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 April 13, 1915 (Age 58 years)
Last change April 21, 202200:32:34

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Anna Sarah Schenecker - View this family
Marriage: May 7, 1891Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
1 year
John Lawrence Ritzman
Birth: May 2, 1892 35 18Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 15, 1967Yucca Valley, San Bernardino, California, United States
15 months
George Alexander Ritzman
Birth: August 12, 1893 36 20Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 12, 1955Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States
20 months
Alma M Ritzman
Birth: April 19, 1895 38 21Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: July 30, 1968Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Felix G Baker + Anna Sarah Schenecker - View this family
wife’s husband
Felix G Baker
Birth: about 1863 34 30Tennessee, United States
Death: April 5, 1918Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Marriage: November 15, 1913Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado, United States
Raymond Thomas Moore + Anna Sarah Schenecker - View this family
wife’s husband
Raymond Thomas Moore
Birth: March 2, 1886Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
Death: November 3, 1947Mount Oliver, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage: June 15, 1919Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

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