The Shemwell Family

Nancy Louella TysingerAge: 82 years18671949

Name
Nancy Louella Tysinger
Given names
Nancy Louella
Surname
Tysinger
Married name
Nancy Louella Greer
Birth January 24, 1867 31 27
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterRocita Tysinger
February 20, 1869 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 months)

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 30, 1870 (Age 3 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn B Loftin
October 1, 1870 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Ellen Tysinger
January 21, 1871 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterCorrina “Rena” Tysinger
February 20, 1875 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Priscilla Tysinger
August 28, 1877 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry Clay Tysinger
July 4, 1878 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 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 5, 1880 (Age 13 years)

Birth of a brotherEli Tysinger
December 15, 1881 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah “Sallie” Shemwell
April 17, 1882 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterEssie Mae Tysinger
August 26, 1884 (Age 17 years)
MarriageThomas Jefferson GreerView this family
March 24, 1887 (Age 20 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
Death of a fatherRobert Lee Tysinger
December 30, 1913 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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 motherMargaret Loftin
August 5, 1919 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 62 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 sisterRocita Tysinger
November 6, 1929 (Age 62 years)
Death of a husbandThomas Jefferson Greer
January 18, 1932 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Thomas Tysinger
April 19, 1935 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterRebecca Ann Tysinger
July 17, 1938 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Ellen Tysinger
March 3, 1945 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 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 brotherLee Albert Tysinger
November 23, 1948 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 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
Death April 18, 1949 (Age 82 years)
Last change November 2, 202215:21:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1860North Carolina, United States
13 months
elder sister
Rebecca Ann Tysinger
Birth: January 17, 1861 25 21Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 17, 1938Emmons, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
23 months
elder brother
Lee Albert TysingerLee Albert Tysinger
Birth: December 24, 1862 27 23Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 23, 1948Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
William Thomas Tysinger
Birth: February 6, 1865 29 25Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 19, 1935Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
herself
Nancy Louella Tysinger
Birth: January 24, 1867 31 27Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 18, 1949High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Rocita Tysinger
Birth: February 20, 1869 33 29Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 6, 1929Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
23 months
younger sister
Sarah Ellen Tysinger
Birth: January 21, 1871 35 31Healing Springs, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 3, 1945Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger sister
Corrina “Rena” Tysinger
Birth: February 20, 1875 39 35Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 6, 1958Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Priscilla Tysinger
Birth: August 28, 1877 41 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 27, 1950Emmons, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
10 months
younger brother
Henry Clay Tysinger
Birth: July 4, 1878 42 38Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 6, 1963Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Eli Tysinger
Birth: December 15, 1881 46 42Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 26, 1967Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Essie Mae Tysinger
Birth: August 26, 1884 48 45Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 7, 1964Thomasville, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Thomas Jefferson Greer - View this family
husband
Thomas Jefferson Greer
Birth: October 18, 1862Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 18, 1932High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
herself
Nancy Louella Tysinger
Birth: January 24, 1867 31 27Denton, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 18, 1949High Point, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: March 24, 1887Davidson, North Carolina, United States

Nancy Louella Tysinger has 23 first cousins recorded