The Shemwell Family

Margaret Age: 63 years18461909

Name
Margaret
Given names
Margaret
Married name
Margaret Webb
Birth February 11, 1846

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 10 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 20 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 20 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 22 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a husbandGeorge W Webb
after 1884 (Age 37 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 52 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 February 25, 1909 (Age 63 years)
Family with George W Webb - View this family
husband
herself
Margaret
Birth: February 11, 1846
Death: February 25, 1909Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
George W Webb + Nancy - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:
step-son
John L Webb
Birth: October 28, 1872 21 37
Death: March 1, 1884Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
4 years
step-son
James R Webb
Birth: March 15, 1877 26 42
Death: February 22, 1880Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
step-daughter
Martha G Webb
Birth: June 4, 1879 28 44
Death: August 5, 1880Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
step-son
Edward O Webb
Birth: September 11, 1881 30 46
Death: February 23, 1884Cumberland, Tennessee, United States

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