The Shemwell Family

John Howard LoftinAge: 40 years18661907

Name
John Howard Loftin
Given names
John Howard
Surname
Loftin
Birth December 17, 1866 31 21
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 15 days)
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 15 days)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherMoses Lee Loftin
January 24, 1869 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 2 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 July 28, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Loftin
October 1, 1870 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a sisterLula C Loftin
March 24, 1871 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherAlbert B Loftin
October 1, 1873 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherEdward Hoke Loftin
February 28, 1876 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterPallie Loftin
September 22, 1878 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 11 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 3, 1880 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Clay “Charlie” Loftin
February 4, 1881 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherSarah “Sallie” Shemwell
April 17, 1882 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterDella Ann Loftin
September 25, 1884 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherGene Kerney Loftin
February 10, 1886 (Age 19 years)
MarriageAquilla Finch “Quilla” MorganView this family
August 17, 1889 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a brotherZebulon Vance Loftin
January 21, 1890 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Bertha Lou Loftin
August 6, 1892 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherGene Kerney Loftin
March 10, 1895 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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
Birth of a son
#2Lee Mock Loftin
April 26, 1899 (Age 32 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Death November 24, 1907 (Age 40 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: East Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery
Last change September 26, 202214:45:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 1, 1865Davidson, North Carolina, United States
7 months
elder brother
1 year
himself
John Howard Loftin
Birth: December 17, 1866 31 21Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 24, 1907Rowan, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Albert B. Loftin 1926Albert B Loftin
Birth: October 1, 1873 37 28Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 28, 1940High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Edward Hoke LoftinEdward Hoke Loftin
Birth: February 28, 1876 40 30Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 13, 1941Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Pallie Loftin 1926Pallie Loftin
Birth: September 22, 1878 42 33Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: August 2, 1960High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger brother
Charlie Clay LoftinCharles Clay “Charlie” Loftin
Birth: February 4, 1881 45 35Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 28, 1932Davidson, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger sister
17 months
younger brother
Gene Kerney Loftin
Birth: February 10, 1886 50 40Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 10, 1895Davidson, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
Zeb LoftinZebulon Vance Loftin
Birth: January 21, 1890 54 44Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 24, 1944High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Family with Aquilla Finch “Quilla” Morgan - View this family
himself
John Howard Loftin
Birth: December 17, 1866 31 21Jackson Hill, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 24, 1907Rowan, North Carolina, United States
wife
Aquilla Finch “Quilla” Morgan
Birth: January 1870 37 27Morgan, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: December 21, 1935Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: August 17, 1889Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
daughter
Bertha Lou Loftin
Birth: August 6, 1892 25 22Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: February 27, 1918Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States
7 years
son
Lee Mock Loftin
Birth: April 26, 1899 32 29Morgan, Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 21, 1980Richfield, Stanly, North Carolina, United States

John Howard Loftin has 23 first cousins recorded