The Shemwell Family

James Marks WorksAge: 67 years18211889

James Marks Works
Given names
James Marks
Birth October 5, 1821 58 39
Death of a sisterMiriam Angeline Works
September 8, 1832 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 10 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Death of a sisterAbigail Works
about 1843 (Age 21 years)
Death of a fatherAsa Works
February 15, 1845 (Age 23 years)
Marriage of a parentBrigham Young Sr.Abigail Jerusha MarksView this family
Type: Religious marriage
January 28, 1846 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherAbigail Jerusha Marks
July 14, 1846 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 24 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 -
Death of a brotherAsa Daniels Works
about 1852 (Age 30 years)
Death of a sisterAdaline Works
February 10, 1857 (Age 35 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 35 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 39 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 -
Death of a brotherJoseph Tuncliff Works
May 6, 1866 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 45 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 45 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 47 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 56 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sisterAngeline Eliza Works
April 8, 1880 (Age 58 years)
Death January 24, 1889 (Age 67 years)
Last change May 1, 202204:42:14

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: about 1801
15 months
elder brother
Joseph Tuncliff Works
Birth: April 10, 1802 38 20Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: May 6, 1866Roundhead, Hardin, Ohio, United States
3 years
elder sister
Abigail Works
Birth: about 1804 40 22Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: about 1843Huntsburg, Geauga, Ohio, United States
2 years
elder sister
Miriam Angeline Works
Birth: June 7, 1806 42 24Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: September 8, 1832Mendon, Monroe, New York, United States
3 years
elder sister
Adaline Works
Birth: about 1808 44 26Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: February 10, 1857Pleasanton, Decatur, Iowa, United States
4 years
elder sister
Perthenia Works
Birth: June 23, 1811 47 29Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: December 6, 1893Pleasanton, Decatur, Iowa, United States
2 years
elder sister
Angeline Eliza Works
Birth: August 22, 1813 49 31Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: April 8, 1880Hamilton, Decatur, Iowa, United States
6 years
elder brother
Asa Daniels Works
Birth: about 1819 55 37Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: about 1852Marblehead, Adams, Illinois, United States
8 months
elder sister
Jerusha A Works
Birth: September 5, 1819 56 37Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: about 1907New York, United States
2 years
James Marks Works
Birth: October 5, 1821 58 39Aurelius, Cayuga, New York, United States
Death: January 24, 1889Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
Mother’s family with Brigham Young Sr. - View this family
Prophet Brigham YoungBrigham Young Sr.
Birth: June 1, 1801 38 36Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States
Death: August 29, 1877Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Marriage: January 28, 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

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