The Shemwell Family

Charles E MorrisonAge: 66 years18601926

Name
Charles E Morrison
Given names
Charles E
Surname
Morrison
Birth March 1860 39 34
Birth of a sisterLydia Jane Morrison
1863 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 13 months)

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 6 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 6 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 8 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 17 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 fatherJoel Morrison
June 7, 1888 (Age 28 years)
MarriageNancy Ann CoxView this family
January 29, 1889 (Age 28 years)
Text:
Name: Charles E Morrison Sex: Male Age: 30 Birth Year (Estimated): 1859 Father's Name: Jacob Morrison Mother's Name: Mary Spouse's Name: Nancy A Troutman Spouse's Sex: Female Spouse's Age: 37 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1852 Spouse's Father's Name: Cox Spouse's Mother's Name: Cox Marriage Date: 29 Jan 1889 Marriage Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States Marriage Place (Original): Decatur Event Type: Marriage
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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
Death of a wifeNancy Ann Cox
February 23, 1902 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherMary Ann Stahl
May 1, 1912 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Sipes Morrison
1913 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 55 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 56 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 57 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 of a sisterLydia Jane Morrison
1925 (Age 64 years)
Death July 29, 1926 (Age 66 years)
Text:
Name: Charles E. Morrisen Sex: Male Age: 66 Death Date: 29 Jul 1926 Death Place: Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States Birth Year (Estimated): 1860 Father's Name: Joel Morrison Father's Sex: Male Mother's Name: Mary A. Stahl Mother's Sex: Female Event Type: Death
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Canby City Cemetery
Last change July 23, 202215:00:36

by: Bruce Troutman
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father
Joel Morrison
Birth: August 24, 1820Shirley, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: June 7, 1888Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
mother
Marriage: about 1848Pennsylvania, United States
7 years
elder sister
6 years
himself
Charles E Morrison
Birth: March 1860 39 34Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: July 29, 1926Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States
4 years
younger sister
Family with Nancy Ann Cox - View this family
himself
Charles E Morrison
Birth: March 1860 39 34Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: July 29, 1926Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States
wife
Marriage: January 29, 1889Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Joseph W “Jake” Troutman + Nancy Ann Cox - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: March 1, 1866Macon, Illinois, United States
22 months
step-son
Peter W Troutman
Birth: 1867 25 16Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: 1870Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
3 years
step-son
John Logan Troutman
Birth: 1869 27 18Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: 1869Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
13 months
step-son
3 years
step-son
Charles Stephen Troutman
Birth: October 2, 1872 31 22Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: September 9, 1945Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
2 years
step-son
Roy Nelson Troutman
Birth: February 7, 1875 33 24Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: February 15, 1930Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
8 years
step-son
Jacob Howard Troutman
Birth: 1882 40 31Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: June 22, 1950Macon, Illinois, United States
2 years
step-son
Asa Burton Troutman
Birth: February 5, 1884 42 33Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: March 30, 1929Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

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