The Shemwell Family

J William Barnett1864

Name
J William Barnett
Given names
J William
Surname
Barnett
Birth about 1864 26 21
Note: Birth year/place based on 1870/1880 Census
Death of a motherSarah Ann Gordon
December 3, 1864
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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
Marriage of a parentJohn Anderson BarnettNancy Ann HarveyView this family
February 14, 1867 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 3 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 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a half-sisterDilla A Barnett
about 1869 (Age 5 years)
Note: Birth year/place based on 1870 Census
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 5 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
Census June 2, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a half-brotherPhilip Anderson Barnett
January 11, 1871 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn Aleck Barnett
July 16, 1874 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJosephine Emily Barnett
May 2, 1878 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 14 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-sisterDilla A Barnett
before 1880 (Age 16 years)
Note: Was in 1870 Census but not in 1880 Census
Birth of a half-sisterCatherine “Kate” Barnett
February 21, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterBessie Barnett
May 16, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRuth Barnett
July 11, 1882 (Age 18 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas William Barnett
October 29, 1882 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCandace T Barnett
October 28, 1883 (Age 19 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherEmily Mary “Polly” Troutman
January 7, 1891 (Age 27 years)
Death of a sisterMary Isabella Barnett
October 26, 1892 (Age 28 years)
Text:
Name: Mary Bell Dawson Sex: Female Age: 31 yr Death Date: 26 Oct 1892 Death Place: Kewanna, Indiana Race: W Event Type: Death Birth Year (Estimated): 1861 Affiliate Repository Place: County Clerk Office, City Health Office Rochester Source Reference: The source of this record is the book C-16 on page 3 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 34 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 half-brotherPhilip Anderson Barnett
August 8, 1911 (Age 47 years)
Text:
Name: Phillip A. Barnett Sex: Male Age: 40 yr Death Date: 08 Aug 1911 Death Place: Kewanna, Indiana Race: W Event Type: Death Birth Year (Estimated): 1871 Affiliate Repository Place: County Clerk Office, City Health Office Rochester Source Reference: The source of this record is the book C-18 on page 43 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
Death of a fatherJohn Anderson Barnett
September 26, 1915 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 52 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 53 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 54 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 65 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 77 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a half-sisterCatherine “Kate” Barnett
October 19, 1946 (Age 82 years)
Death of a half-brotherJohn Aleck Barnett
March 2, 1950 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 86 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a half-sisterCandace T Barnett
March 20, 1961 (Age 97 years)
Death of a half-sisterJosephine Emily Barnett
October 20, 1961 (Age 97 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 82 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
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by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Sarah Ann Gordon
Birth: April 30, 1842Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 3, 1864Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: March 18, 1860Fulton, Indiana, United States
21 months
elder sister
Mary Isabella Barnett
Birth: December 31, 1861 24 19Putnam, Indiana, United States
Death: October 26, 1892Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States
3 years
himself
J William Barnett
Birth: about 1864 26 21Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death:
Father’s family with Nancy Ann Harvey - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 14, 1867Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 years
half-sister
Dilla A Barnett
Birth: about 1869 31 27Indiana, United States
Death: before 1880Indiana, United States
2 years
half-brother
Philip Anderson Barnett
Birth: January 11, 1871 33 29Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: August 8, 1911Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
4 years
half-brother
John Aleck Barnett
Birth: July 16, 1874 36 32Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 2, 1950Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
4 years
half-sister
Josephine Emily Barnett
Birth: May 2, 1878 40 36Kewanna, Union Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: October 20, 1961Indiana, United States
22 months
half-sister
Catherine “Kate” Barnett
Birth: February 21, 1880 42 38Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: October 19, 1946Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 months
half-sister
Bessie Barnett
Birth: May 16, 1880 42 38Indiana, United States
Death: February 3, 1977Indiana, United States
2 years
half-sister
Ruth Barnett
Birth: July 11, 1882 44 40Indiana, United States
Death: February 4, 1979Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
16 months
half-sister
Candace T Barnett
Birth: October 28, 1883 45 42Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: March 20, 1961St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

J William Barnett has 30 first cousins recorded