The Shemwell Family

Thomas Harmon HinchAge: 59 years18391899

Thomas Harmon Hinch
Given names
Thomas Harmon
Birth October 9, 1839 35 38
Birth of a sisterRebecca Caroline Hinch
August 19, 1843 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Molly” Shemwell
1843 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.
October 18, 1846 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 6 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Death of a motherAnn “Anna” Parham
March 1, 1859 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 17 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a fatherJohn Hinch
July 25, 1862 (Age 22 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Jackson Hinch
after 1862 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 21 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 27 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 27 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 29 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 -
Death of a brotherJames Nathaniel Hinch
after 1874 (Age 34 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 58 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 -
Death March 7, 1899 (Age 59 years)
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Marriage: about 1824
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder brother
Andrew Jackson Hinch
Birth: about 1833 29 31Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1862Morgan, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder brother
4 years
Thomas Harmon Hinch
Birth: October 9, 1839 35 38Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1899Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger sister

Thomas Harmon Hinch has 39 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (39)

Parents Lloyd Selby + Rebecca Parham
1Allen Selby18201820
2Asbery Selby18201820
3Elva Selby18201820
4Joshua Selby18201820
5Simeon Selby18211861
6Mary Ann Selby18221886
7Catherine Selby18241863
9William W Selby18251864
10Elizabeth J Selby18291887
Parents Johnson Parham + Drucilla Selby
1Elizabeth Parham18191899
2John Parham18201865
3Martha Ann Parham18221890
5Isaac Parham18281870
7Allen Parham18321915
8Mary Parham18341911
Parents Shemwell Parham + Christiana Gibbons
3Allen Parham18351905
5Elvia Parham1840
Parents Allen Parham + Lucy Hariett Tollette
1Mary Parham18231824
3Alexander Parham18251825
4Infant Parham18261827
5Elizabeth Parham18271860
6Elvina Parham18281842
7Anna Parham18301831
8John Parham18311832
10Allen Parham Jr.18341898
11Shemwell Parham18351935
14Rebecca Parham18431934
15Sarah Parham18441845
16Lucy Parham18481848