The Shemwell Family

Emma Rose Althea CarterAge: 80 years18581938

Name
Emma Rose Althea Carter
Given names
Emma Rose Althea
Surname
Carter
Married name
Emma Rose Althea Wilson
Birth June 1, 1858 24 19
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 7, 1860 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Ann “Margret” Carter
November 1, 1861 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMahala Jennie Carter
June 30, 1862 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherWilliam A Carter
April 11, 1866 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 8 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 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherJames Ellsworth Carter
June 23, 1868 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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
Birth of a sisterSarah C Carter
1870 (Age 11 years)
Census August 18, 1870 (Age 12 years)
Death of a sisterSarah C Carter
September 26, 1872 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterAmanda Isadora Carter
January 4, 1873 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterElsie G “Essie” Carter
December 5, 1876 (Age 18 years)
MarriageJohn F WilsonView this family
December 20, 1877 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 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 maternal grandfatherThomas William Barnett
October 29, 1882 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherEmily Mary “Polly” Troutman
January 7, 1891 (Age 32 years)
Death of a sisterMahala Jennie Carter
December 30, 1891 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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 fatherJohn Jackson Carter
December 18, 1914 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann “Margret” Carter
June 19, 1916 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 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 58 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 59 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 motherSarah Ellizabeth Barnett
March 31, 1925 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 71 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
Death of a sisterAmanda Isadora Carter
1930 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherJames Ellsworth Carter
August 24, 1934 (Age 76 years)
Death of a husbandJohn F Wilson
February 1, 1937 (Age 78 years)
Death November 28, 1938 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Shaffer Cemetery
Last change August 4, 202214:30:00

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 1, 1857Fulton, Indiana, United States
17 months
herself
Emma Rose Althea Carter
Birth: June 1, 1858 24 19Iowa, United States
Death: November 28, 1938St Joseph, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
8 months
younger sister
Mahala Jennie Carter
Birth: June 30, 1862 28 23Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: December 30, 1891Indiana, United States
4 years
younger brother
William A Carter
Birth: April 11, 1866 31 27Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: August 2, 1945Rochester, Fulton, Indiana, United States
2 years
younger brother
James Ellsworth Carter
Birth: June 23, 1868 34 29Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: August 24, 1934Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
Sarah C Carter
Birth: 1870 35 30Indiana, United States
Death: September 26, 1872Fulton, Indiana, United States
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Elsie G “Essie” Carter
Birth: December 5, 1876 42 37Indiana, United States
Death: April 9, 1962Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States
Family with John F Wilson - View this family
husband
John F Wilson
Birth: May 10, 1846Union Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: February 1, 1937Kewanna, Union Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States
herself
Emma Rose Althea Carter
Birth: June 1, 1858 24 19Iowa, United States
Death: November 28, 1938St Joseph, Indiana, United States
Marriage: December 20, 1877Fulton, Indiana, United States

Emma Rose Althea Carter has 32 first cousins recorded