The Shemwell Family

James J PenningtonAge: 54 years18611916

James J Pennington
Given names
James J
Birth August 12, 1861
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 -
MarriageRosena C MartinView this family
April 23, 1882 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Hesetline “Tinney” Pennington
April 1, 1883 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 daughterHesetline “Tinney” Pennington
November 27, 1905 (Age 44 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 May 16, 1916 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Neteler Cemetery
Last change April 21, 202204:07:28

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Rosena C Martin - 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
General Price Frost + Rosena C Martin - View this family
wife’s husband
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
Sidwell + Rosena C Martin - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: before 1880
Thomas McEwen + Rosena C Martin - View this family
wife’s husband
Thomas McEwen
Birth: May 10, 1853Scotland
Death: September 1903Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
Marriage: September 5, 1889Baker, Oregon, United States
John Arthur Blakely + Rosena C Martin - View this family
wife’s husband
John Arthur Blakely
Birth: June 24, 1865England
Death: February 19, 1960San Diego, California, United States
Marriage: October 6, 1924Orange, California, United States

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