The Shemwell Family

Susan TroutmanAge: 93 years18341928

Name
Susan Troutman
Given names
Susan
Surname
Troutman
Married name
Susan Pugh
Birth August 13, 1834 34 35
Death of a paternal grandfatherPeter Trautmann
April 12, 1836 (Age 19 months)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 13 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Death of a motherElizabeth Finley
June 25, 1846 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn TroutmanSarah Elizabeth TaylorView this family
May 18, 1847 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 11 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a fatherJohn Troutman
December 6, 1855 (Age 21 years)
MarriageRobert PughView this family
May 22, 1857 (Age 22 years)
Text:
Name: Robert Pugh Sex: Male Spouse's Name: Susan Troutman Spouse's Sex: Female Marriage License Date: 22 May 1857 Marriage License Place: Fulton, Indiana, United States Event Type: Marriage License Page: 405 Number of Images: 1
Birth of a daughter
#1Ella May Pugh
August 29, 1858 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 22 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 13, 1860 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 26 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 32 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 32 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 34 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 43 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a daughterElla May Pugh
September 24, 1885 (Age 51 years)
Death of a husbandRobert Pugh
May 22, 1898 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 63 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 81 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 82 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 83 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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death March 7, 1928 (Age 93 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Topeka Cemetery
Last change July 16, 202219:57:12

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
John Troutman TombstoneJohn Troutman
Birth: October 19, 1799 30 23Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 6, 1855Cass, Indiana, United States
mother
Elizabeth Finley TombstoneElizabeth Finley
Birth: September 5, 1798Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1846Indiana, United States
Marriage: September 5, 1820Bond, Illinois, United States
14 years
herself
Susan Troutman
Birth: August 13, 1834 34 35Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 7, 1928Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Father’s family with Sarah Elizabeth Taylor - View this family
father
John Troutman TombstoneJohn Troutman
Birth: October 19, 1799 30 23Henry, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 6, 1855Cass, Indiana, United States
step-mother
Sarah Elizabeth Taylor TombstoneSarah Elizabeth Taylor
Birth: January 6, 1815Virginia, United States
Death: August 31, 1855Indiana, United States
Marriage: May 18, 1847Cass, Indiana, United States
Family with Robert Pugh - View this family
husband
herself
Susan Troutman
Birth: August 13, 1834 34 35Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 7, 1928Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Marriage: May 22, 1857Fulton, Indiana, United States
15 months
daughter
Ella May Pugh
Birth: August 29, 1858 28 24Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: September 24, 1885Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Robert Pugh + Martha Ann Barnett - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Martha Ann Barnett
Birth: September 26, 1836Indiana, United States
Death: March 9, 1855Indiana, United States
Marriage: October 4, 1852Fulton, Indiana, United States
2 years
step-son
Jared Winslow Pugh
Birth: March 8, 1855 25 18Indiana, United States
Death: July 3, 1880Kansas, United States

Susan Troutman has 6 first cousins recorded