The Shemwell Family

Joel MorrisonAge: 67 years18201888

Joel Morrison
Given names
Birth August 24, 1820
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 11 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 15 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 -
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 25 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 -
MarriageMary Ann StahlView this family
about 1848 (Age 27 years)
Note: Marriage info based on the birth of their first son, David, in 1849
Birth of a daughter
#1Sarah Sipes Morrison
1854 (Age 33 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 36 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a son
#2Charles E Morrison
March 1860 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Lydia Jane Morrison
1863 (Age 42 years)
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 40 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 46 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 46 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 48 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 -
Marriage of a childJacob TroutmanSarah Sipes MorrisonView this family
September 20, 1876 (Age 56 years)
Name: Jacob Troutman Sex: Male Spouse's Name: Sarah Morrison Spouse's Sex: Female Marriage Date: 20 Sep 1876 Marriage Place: Macon, Illinois, United States Event Type: Marriage
Birth of a grandson
#1Frederick Busher Troutman
June 17, 1877 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Carrie O Troutman
April 28, 1880 (Age 59 years)
Death of a granddaughterCarrie O Troutman
August 18, 1880 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Nora Maize Troutman
April 2, 1882 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childJohn C TroutmanLydia Jane MorrisonView this family
June 4, 1882 (Age 61 years)
Name: John Troutman Sex: Male Age: 28 Birth Year (Estimated): 1854 Father's Name: P Troutman Mother's Name: Mary Bruce Spouse's Name: Lydia J Morrison Spouse's Sex: Female Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1862 Spouse's Father's Name: Joel Morrison Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Stahl Marriage Date: 04 Jun 1882 Marriage Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States Marriage Place (Original): Decatur Event Type: Marriage
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Cora E Troutman
July 18, 1883 (Age 62 years)
Death of a granddaughterCora E Troutman
July 18, 1883 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Samuel J Troutman
May 5, 1884 (Age 63 years)
Associate: Sarah Sipes Morrison
Associate: Jacob Troutman
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Bessie Anna Troutman
February 5, 1885 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Minnie Jane Troutman
May 24, 1887 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8William P Troutman
July 3, 1887 (Age 66 years)
Joel Morrison Obituary
June 7, 1888 (on the date of death)
Death June 7, 1888 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Sharon Cemetery
Last change July 23, 202214:36:15

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Mary Ann Stahl - View this family
Joel Morrison
Birth: August 24, 1820Shirley, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: June 7, 1888Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Marriage: about 1848Pennsylvania, United States
7 years
6 years
Charles E Morrison
Birth: March 1860 39 34Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: July 29, 1926Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States
4 years

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