The Shemwell Family

Tom Kerley1882

Name
Tom Kerley
Given names
Tom
Surname
Kerley
Birthunknown

MarriageNancy Elizabeth SelbyView this family
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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
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death after 1882

Family with Nancy Elizabeth Selby - View this family
himself
wife
Nancy Elizabeth Selby
Birth: January 30, 1872 26 24Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1941Harriman, Roane, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:

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