The Shemwell Family

Rosena C MartinAge: 84 years18611945

Rosena C Martin
Given names
Rosena C
Married name
Rosena C Frost
Married name
Rosena C Sidwell
Married name
Rosena C Pennington
Married name
Rosena C McEwen
Married name
Rosena C Blakely
Birth January 31, 1861
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 5 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 5 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 7 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 16 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageSidwellView this family
before 1880 (Age 18 years)

MarriageJames J PenningtonView this family
April 23, 1882 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Hesetline “Tinney” Pennington
April 1, 1883 (Age 22 years)
MarriageThomas McEwenView this family
September 5, 1889 (Age 28 years)
MarriageGeneral Price FrostView this family
July 4, 1890 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Cora Elizabeth Frost
January 29, 1893 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 37 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 husbandThomas McEwen
September 1903 (Age 42 years)
Burial of a husbandThomas McEwen
September 15, 1903 (Age 42 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Hope Cemetery
Death of a daughterHesetline “Tinney” Pennington
November 27, 1905 (Age 44 years)
Death of a husbandJames J Pennington
May 16, 1916 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 54 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a husbandGeneral Price Frost
August 16, 1917 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 55 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 56 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 -
MarriageJohn Arthur BlakelyView this family
October 6, 1924 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 68 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 80 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death November 26, 1945 (Age 84 years)
Last change April 29, 202215:47:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with General Price Frost - View this family
General Price Frost
Birth: June 19, 1864 28 20Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 16, 1917Blanchard, McClain, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: July 4, 1890Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States
3 years
Cora Elizabeth Frost
Birth: January 29, 1893 28 31Canyon, Idaho, United States
Death: March 4, 1986Arcadia, Los Angeles, California, United States
Family with Sidwell - View this family
Marriage: before 1880
Family with James J Pennington - View this family
James J Pennington
Birth: August 12, 1861Miller, Missouri, United States
Death: May 16, 1916Havana, Mason, Illinois, United States
Marriage: April 23, 1882Miller, Missouri, United States
11 months
Hesetline “Tinney” Pennington
Birth: April 1, 1883 21 22Miller, Missouri, United States
Death: November 27, 1905Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States
Family with Thomas McEwen - View this family
Thomas McEwen
Birth: May 10, 1853Scotland
Death: September 1903Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
Marriage: September 5, 1889Baker, Oregon, United States
Family with John Arthur Blakely - View this family
John Arthur Blakely
Birth: June 24, 1865England
Death: February 19, 1960San Diego, California, United States
Marriage: October 6, 1924Orange, California, United States
General Price Frost + Mary E - View this family
General Price Frost
Birth: June 19, 1864 28 20Benton, Arkansas, United States
Death: August 16, 1917Blanchard, McClain, Oklahoma, United States
husband’s wife
Mary E
Birth: August 1862Michigan, United States
Death: February 13, 1937Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States
Marriage: April 11, 1907Grayson, Texas, United States

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