The Shemwell Family

Mary Temperance SelbyAge: 70 years18581929

Name
Mary Temperance Selby
Given names
Mary Temperance
Surname
Selby
Married name
Mary Temperance Brown
Birth September 21, 1858 34 31
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 22, 1860 (Age 21 months)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 2 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 8 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 8 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 10 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
Census July 11, 1870 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 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 24, 1880 (Age 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherLloyd Selby
October 9, 1880 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherShamuel P “Sham” Selby
July 30, 1883 (Age 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRebecca Parham
March 31, 1884 (Age 25 years)
MarriageJames Lafayette BrownView this family
about 1885 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Martha Lavada Brown
July 28, 1886 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ulysses Wilburn Brown
July 26, 1888 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 39 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
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth W Kerley
October 17, 1900 (Age 42 years)
Census May 9, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mildred Cora Brown
October 15, 1913 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childUlysses Wilburn BrownLillian Mae “Lillie” MatthewsView this family
about 1913 (Age 54 years)

Marriage of a childDerris “Dock” HinchMartha Lavada BrownView this family
April 13, 1914 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherJames Lloyd Selby
May 31, 1914 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherDaniel Johnson Selby
April 17, 1915 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Roger Garland Hinch
May 9, 1915 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Paul H Brown
September 23, 1915 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 57 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a grandson
#4James Derris “Jay” Hinch
May 27, 1918 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 58 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 59 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 brotherJohn Hoyle Selby
August 12, 1919 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Carl H Brown
December 18, 1921 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Monroe Selby
August 30, 1926 (Age 67 years)
Death June 23, 1929 (Age 70 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Eastern State Hospital Cemetery
Last change November 25, 201915:04:08

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1845
1 year
elder brother
sister
elder brother
22 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
John Hoyle Selby
Birth: August 14, 1853 29 26Tennessee, United States
Death: August 12, 1919Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
Mary Temperance Selby
Birth: September 21, 1858 34 31Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 23, 1929Bearden, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Family with James Lafayette Brown - View this family
husband
James Lafayette Brown
Birth: April 4, 1864 34 35Tennessee, United States
Death: September 2, 1933Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
herself
Mary Temperance Selby
Birth: September 21, 1858 34 31Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 23, 1929Bearden, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: about 1885
19 months
daughter
Martha Lavada Brown
Birth: July 28, 1886 22 27Burke, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 7, 1983Crossville, Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
2 years
son

Mary Temperance Selby has 20 first cousins recorded

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Samuel P “Sham” Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Shamuel Selbyhead35MWFarmerTN
Elizabeth Selbywife33FWHouse KeeperTN
James Selbyson14MWTN
Daniel J Selbyson11MWTN
William Selbyson9MWTN
John H Selbyson6MWTN
Rebecca A Selbydaughter4FWTN
Mary T Selbydaughter1FWTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Samuel P “Sham” Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Selby, Samuel Phead45MWFarmerTN
Selby, Elizabethwife44FWKeeping HouseTN
Selby, Daniel Json21MWHelps with FarmTN
Selby, William Mson18MWHelps with FarmTN
Selby, John Hson16MWHelps with FarmTN
Selby, Rebecca Adaughter14FWHelps with FarmTN
Selby, Mary Tdaughter14FWAt HomeTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel P “Sham” Selby - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Selby, Samuel PWM56headMFarmerTNKYGA
Selby, ElizabethWF54wifeMKeeping HouseTNNCNC
Selby, WilliamWM28sonSWorks on FarmTNTNTN
Selby, John HWM26sonSWorks on FarmTNTNTN
Selby, MaryWF22daughterSAt HomeTNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - James Lafayette Brown - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Brown, James LheadWMApr186436M15TNTNTNFarmer
Brown, Mary TwifeWFSep185838M1522TNTNTN
Brown, VadadaughterWFJul188613STNTNTN
Brown, UlyssessonWMJul188811STNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - James Lafayette Brown - Household

Cumberland, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Brown, James LheadMW45M125TNTNTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Brown, Mary TwifeFW47M12522TNTNTN
Brown, LavadadaughterFW23STNTNTN
Brown, Ulysses WsonMW21STNTNTNFarm LaborerHome Farm