The Shemwell Family

Mahala Jennie CarterAge: 29 years18621891

Name
Mahala Jennie Carter
Given names
Mahala Jennie
Surname
Carter
Married name
Mahala Jennie Calvin
Birth June 30, 1862 28 23
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
Birth of a brotherWilliam A Carter
April 11, 1866 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 4 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 4 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 5 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 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 7 years)
Census August 18, 1870 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterSarah C Carter
September 26, 1872 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterAmanda Isadora Carter
January 4, 1873 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterElsie G “Essie” Carter
December 5, 1876 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 7, 1880 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas William Barnett
October 29, 1882 (Age 20 years)
MarriageJohn W CalvinView this family
January 7, 1885 (Age 22 years)
Death of a husbandJohn W Calvin
September 17, 1886 (Age 24 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherEmily Mary “Polly” Troutman
January 7, 1891 (Age 28 years)
Death December 30, 1891 (Age 29 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Kewanna Citizens IOOF Cemetery
Last change August 4, 202214:30:25

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 1, 1857Fulton, Indiana, United States
17 months
elder sister
Emma Rose Althea Carter
Birth: June 1, 1858 24 19Iowa, United States
Death: November 28, 1938St Joseph, Indiana, United States
3 years
elder sister
8 months
herself
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 W Calvin - View this family
husband
John W Calvin
Birth: April 3, 1858Royal Center, Cass, Indiana, United States
Death: September 17, 1886Indiana, United States
herself
Mahala Jennie Carter
Birth: June 30, 1862 28 23Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: December 30, 1891Indiana, United States
Marriage: January 7, 1885Fulton, Indiana, United States

Mahala Jennie Carter has 32 first cousins recorded