The Shemwell Family

Charles Wilson MunnAge: 87 years18401928

Charles Wilson Munn
Given names
Charles Wilson
Birth October 30, 1840
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 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 20 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 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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 -
MarriageElizabeth Savira McGlothlinView this family
November 9, 1876 (Age 36 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 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 57 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 of a wifeElizabeth Savira McGlothlin
October 21, 1907 (Age 66 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 75 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 76 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 77 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 24, 1928 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Elmwood Cemetery
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by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Elizabeth Savira McGlothlin - View this family
Charles Wilson Munn
Birth: October 30, 1840Scott, Fountain, Indiana, United States
Death: April 24, 1928Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States
Marriage: November 9, 1876Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States
Sevier Frost + Elizabeth Savira McGlothlin - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: April 18, 1859Barry, Missouri, United States
Divorce: August 6, 1867Barry, Missouri, United States
5 years
General Price Frost
Birth: June 19, 1864 28 20Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 16, 1917Blanchard, McClain, Oklahoma, United States
5 years
William T Frost
Birth: about 1868 32 23Barry, Missouri, United States
Death: May 13, 1913Cle Elum, Kittitas, Washington, United States

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