The Shemwell Family

Asa Gulick and Julia Troutman

Asa GulickAge: 69 years18491918

Asa Gulick
Given names
Birth January 8, 1849
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 -
MarriageJulia TroutmanView this family
October 2, 1873 (Age 24 years)
Name: Asa Gulick Sex: Male Spouse's Name: Julia Troutman Spouse's Sex: Female Marriage Date: 02 Oct 1873 Marriage Place: Macon, Illinois, United States Event Type: Marriage
Birth of a son
#1John Burton Gulick
July 2, 1874 (Age 25 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 16, 1880 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#2Oran Randle Gulick
July 29, 1880 (Age 31 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Burton GulickAda Henrietta TrimmerView this family
October 7, 1897 (Age 48 years)
Name: John B Gulick Sex: Male Age: 22 Birth Year (Estimated): 1875 Father's Name: Asa Gulick Mother's Name: Julia Troutman Spouse's Name: Ada Seitz Spouse's Sex: Female Spouse's Age: 19 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1878 Spouse's Father's Name: Simon Seitz Spouse's Mother's Name: Angeline Henson Marriage Date: 07 Oct 1897 Marriage Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States Marriage Place (Original): Decatur Event Type: Marriage
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 granddaughter
#1Mary Louise Gulick
March 27, 1900 (Age 51 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childOran Randle GulickAlma L BrustView this family
April 11, 1908 (Age 59 years)
Name: Oran Gulick Sex: Male Age: 28 Birth Year (Estimated): 1880 Father's Name: Acy Gulick Mother's Name: Julia Troutman Spouse's Name: Alma Brust Spouse's Sex: Female Spouse's Age: 18 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1890 Spouse's Father's Name: Daniel Brust Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Hammond Marriage Date: 11 Apr 1908 Marriage Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States Marriage Place (Original): Decatur Event Type: Marriage
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 61 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 68 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 -
Asa Gulick Obituary

Death January 12, 1918 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Boiling Springs Cemetery
Last change July 22, 202222:14:45

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Julia Troutman - View this family
Asa Gulick and Julia TroutmanAsa Gulick
Birth: January 8, 1849Illinois, United States
Death: January 12, 1918Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Asa Gulick and Julia TroutmanJulia Troutman
Birth: March 26, 1852 36 34Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: July 9, 1933Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States
Marriage: October 2, 1873Macon, Illinois, United States
9 months
John Burton Gulick
Birth: July 2, 1874 25 22Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: May 25, 1928Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
6 years
Oran Randle Gulick
Birth: July 29, 1880 31 28Illini, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: September 28, 1943Harristown, Macon, Illinois, United States

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