The Shemwell Family

Mary Barnes Bunting1864

Mary Barnes Bunting
Given names
Mary Barnes
Married name
Mary Barnes Currin
Married name
Mary Barnes Bateman
Birth 1864 49 32
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 -
Death of a brotherJames Shemwell Bunting
June 9, 1866 (Age 2 years)

Cause: cerebral congestion
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 3 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Shemwell
April 5, 1869 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherJames G Bunting
October 31, 1869 (Age 5 years)
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 -
Census November 4, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterJane Eleanor Bunting
May 21, 1871 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterOlive Gertrude Bunting
October 3, 1874 (Age 10 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 -
Census June 3, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherRev. James Bunting
June 24, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Address: Residence "Oak Grove"
Cause: Dysentery
MarriageThomas Currin BatemanView this family
1884 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Nellie S Bateman
August 1885 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterCaroline Elizabeth Bunting
August 18, 1886 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2James B Bateman
July 1887 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Merle S Bateman
November 1889 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a son
#4Thomas C Jr Bateman
May 1894 (Age 30 years)
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 -
Census June 26, 1900 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherJane Eleanor Shemwell
January 29, 1901 (Age 37 years)
Death of a sisterMary Alice Llewellyn Bunting
February 27, 1905 (Age 41 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 -
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-
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 -
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 -
Death of a sisterJane Eleanor Bunting
April 12, 1932 (Age 68 years)

Note: Middle Initial is incorrect.
Death of a brotherJohn Briscoe Bunting
May 8, 1940 (Age 76 years)
Death of a brotherJames G Bunting
November 19, 1940 (Age 76 years)

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 -
Death of a sisterEllen Rose S Bunting
December 6, 1945 (Age 81 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 -
Death of a sisterOlive Gertrude Bunting
September 16, 1970 (Age 106 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. -

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by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: April 8, 1851
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Ellen Rose S Bunting
Birth: March 3, 1856 41 24Chaptico, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: December 6, 1945
2 years
elder sister
Caroline Elizabeth Bunting 2Caroline Elizabeth Bunting
Birth: June 20, 1858 43 26
Death: August 18, 1886Maryland, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
John Briscoe Bunting
Birth: November 15, 1862 48 31St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: May 8, 1940Calvert, Maryland, United States
2 years
6 years
younger brother
James G Bunting
Birth: October 31, 1869 54 38Maryland, United States
Death: November 19, 1940
19 months
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Olive Gertrude Bunting
Birth: October 3, 1874 59 43St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: September 16, 1970Leonardtown, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Family with Thomas Currin Bateman - View this family
Marriage: 1884
20 months
2 years
2 years
5 years

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