The Shemwell Family

Ella May PughAge: 27 years18581885

Name
Ella May Pugh
Given names
Ella May
Surname
Pugh
Birth August 29, 1858 28 24
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 21 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 8 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 8 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 10 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 19 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 half-brotherJared Winslow Pugh
July 3, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Death September 24, 1885 (Age 27 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Topeka Cemetery
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by: Bruce Troutman
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father
mother
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
herself
Ella May Pugh
Birth: August 29, 1858 28 24Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: September 24, 1885Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
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father
step-mother
Martha Ann Barnett
Birth: September 26, 1836Indiana, United States
Death: March 9, 1855Indiana, United States
Marriage: October 4, 1852Fulton, Indiana, United States
2 years
half-brother
Jared Winslow Pugh
Birth: March 8, 1855 25 18Indiana, United States
Death: July 3, 1880Kansas, United States

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