The Shemwell Family

Carrie Emmaline ParhamAge: 85 years18491934

Carrie Emmaline Parham
Given names
Carrie Emmaline
Married name
Carrie Emmaline Swafford
Birth March 6, 1849 28 33
MarriageSamuel SwaffordView this family

Birth of a daughter
#1Nadie Swafford

Birth of a daughter
#2Crocia Swafford

Birth of a daughter
#3Sarah Swafford

Birth of a daughter
#4Nannie Swafford

Birth of a son
#5John Swafford

Birth of a daughter
#6Anna Swafford

Birth of a brotherJohn Parham Jr.
1852 (Age 2 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Parham Jr.
after 1853 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJesse Franklin Parham
1855 (Age 5 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 7 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a brotherThomas Parham
1863 (Age 13 years)

Death of a fatherJohn Parham
January 20, 1865 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 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 17 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 17 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a daughter
#7Alice Swafford
1868 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 19 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 -
Birth of a son
#8Jimmy Swafford
September 1871 (Age 22 years)

Death of a daughterNadie Swafford
after 1871 (Age 21 years)

Death of a daughterNannie Swafford
after 1871 (Age 21 years)

Death of a sonJohn Swafford
after 1871 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#9Martha Jane Swafford
September 1873 (Age 24 years)

Death of a sonJimmy Swafford
January 1874 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#10Thomas Young Swafford
February 27, 1878 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 28 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a daughterSarah Swafford
after 1881 (Age 31 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherDrucilla Selby
June 7, 1884 (Age 35 years)
Death of a sisterMartha G Parham
January 9, 1885 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#11Addie Swafford
February 28, 1888 (Age 38 years)

Marriage of a childJohn HamiltonAlice SwaffordView this family
before 1890 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a son
#12Samuel Dale Swafford
September 2, 1890 (Age 41 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ida Hamilton
1891 (Age 41 years)

Death of a daughterMartha Jane Swafford
April 24, 1893 (Age 44 years)

Death of a sisterSarah Jane Parham
October 29, 1893 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 49 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 of a daughterAddie Swafford
after 1902 (Age 52 years)
Death of a daughterAnna Swafford
after 1905 (Age 55 years)

Death of a motherElizabeth Brown
July 29, 1913 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 66 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 67 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 68 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 -
Death of a brotherWilliam Johnson Parham
June 7, 1919 (Age 70 years)
Death of a brotherJames Lafayette Parham
1929 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherJesse Franklin Parham
1929 (Age 79 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 80 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death December 18, 1934 (Age 85 years)
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
James Lafayette Parham
Birth: about 1844 23 28Bledsoe, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1929Missouri, United States
14 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
16 months
4 years
younger brother
John Parham Jr.
Birth: 1852 31 36
Death: after 1853Washington, United States
4 years
younger brother
9 years
younger brother
Family with Samuel Swafford - View this family
4 years
2 years
5 years
3 years

Carrie Emmaline Parham has 55 first cousins recorded

Father's family (55)

Parents William J Rector + Elizabeth Parham
2James A Rector18411842
3Martha A Rector18431844
4Mary C Rector18461847
5Isaac E Rector18481849
6Drucilla Rector18511852
7Simeon Rector18591860
8Tennesy Rector18611862
9Eliza Rowen Rector18631864
Parents Willaim Taylor Orme + Martha Ann Parham
2James Isaac Orme18511875
3Mary Tennesse Orme18531895
4Nicholas S Orme18561886
5Thomas Allen Orme18581948
Parents William Parham + Sarah Brown
1Johnson Parham18511936
2Elizabeth T Parham18531926
3Martha J Parham18541868
4Jessie Parham18551929
5Mary E Parham18571858
7Sarah Jane Parham18601940
8Lucy A Parham18621911
10William A Parham18651874
11Alice Parham18681868
12Lafayette Parham18681868
13James Emmett Parham18691944
Parents Isaac Parham + Stacy Emma Taylor
1Mary E Parham18541868
2Martha J Parham18571858
3Stacy Parham18601878
4Melinda Parham18661884
5Sarah E Parham18681886
Parents James Washington Parham + Martha Elizabeth Stephens
3James Edwin Parham18611894
4Nancy Beaty Parham18641865
Parents Allen Parham + Mary Elizabeth Jones
2Mary Parham1865
Parents Allen Parham + Nancy Ashley
1Allen Parham Jr.18731904
2Mattie Parham18741888
3James Parham1860
Parents William Andrew Dial + Mary Parham
1James A Dial18531854
3Mary Frances Dial18601918
4Alice Dial18661898
5Ida Dial18681897
7Ballard Dial18861893
8Ella Dial1857
9Louisa Dial1857
11Walter Dial1858
12William Dial1858

Mother's family (0)