The Shemwell Family

Wilhelmia Caroline “Minnie” VanMollAge: 57 years18671925

Wilhelmia Caroline “Minnie” VanMoll
Given names
Wilhelmia Caroline
Married name
Wilhelmia Caroline Miller
Birth May 30, 1867
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 months)

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 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageMichael Henry MillerView this family
February 16, 1898 (Age 30 years)
Name: Michael H. Miller Sex: Male Age: 25y Birth Date: 1873 Birthplace: Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan Father's Name: L.P. Miller Mother's Name: Mathilda Weatherwax Spouse's Name: Wilhelmina C. Vanmoll Spouse's Sex: Female Spouse's Age: 30y Spouse's Birth Date: 1868 Spouse's Birthplace: Michigan Spouse's Father's Name: Wm. Vanmoll Marriage Date: 16 Feb 1898 Marriage Place: Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan
Birth of a daughter
#1Agnes V “Alice” Miller
August 14, 1898 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 -
Birth of a son
#2Son Miller
September 4, 1898 (Age 31 years)
Name: Miller Sex: Male Birth Date: 4 Sep 1898 Birthplace: Sanilac, Michigan, United States Birthplace (Original): Lexington Father's Name: Henry Miller Father's Sex: Male Father's Birthplace: Michigan Mother's Name: Minnie Miller Mother's Sex: Female Mother's Birthplace: Michigan Event Type: Birth
Note: Birth Record photo notes that the infant was stillborn
Death of a sonSon Miller
September 4, 1898 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ester Florence Miller
July 12, 1901 (Age 34 years)
Death of a daughterEster Florence Miller
March 28, 1903 (Age 35 years)
Name: Esther Florence Miller Sex: Female Age: 1 Death or Burial Date: 30 Mar 1903 Death or Burial Place: Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States Death Date: 28 Mar 1903 Death Place: Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan Birth Year (Estimated): 1902 Birthplace: Wyandotte Race: W Ethnicity: American Father's Name: Michael H. Miller Father's Sex: Male Father's Birthplace: Michigan Mother's Name: Willimina Von Moll Mother's Sex: Female Mother's Birthplace: Michigan Additional Relatives: X Cemetery: Oakwood
Birth of a son
#4Raymond L Miller
about 1904 (Age 36 years)
Note: Birth year/place based on 1930 Census
Birth of a son
#5Earl William Miller
January 6, 1909 (Age 41 years)
Death of a sonEarl William Miller
June 22, 1909 (Age 42 years)
Name: Earl William Miller Sex: Male Age: 0 Death Date: 22 Jun 1909 Death Place: Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States Birthplace: Mi Marital Status: Single Race: W Ethnicity: American Father's Name: Henry Miller Father's Sex: Male Mother's Name: Willimina Van Moll Mother's Sex: Female Additional Relatives: X
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 50 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 -
Census January 18, 1920 (Age 52 years)
Death May 26, 1925 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oakwood Cemetery
Last change May 14, 202214:06:02

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Michael Henry Miller - View this family
Marriage: February 16, 1898Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
6 months
Agnes V “Alice” Miller
Birth: August 14, 1898 25 31Monguagon, Michigan, United States
Death: November 15, 1944Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
1 month
Son Miller
Birth: September 4, 1898 25 31Sanilac, Michigan, United States
Death: September 4, 1898Sanilac, Michigan, United States
3 years
Ester Florence Miller
Birth: July 12, 1901 28 34Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Death: March 28, 1903Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
4 years
5 years
Earl William Miller
Birth: January 6, 1909 36 41Michigan, United States
Death: June 22, 1909Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Michael Henry Miller + Florence E Kedzie - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: about 1926Michigan, United States

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