The Shemwell Family

Franklin Slaymaker1832

Franklin Slaymaker
Given names
Birth about 1832 47
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 3 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 14 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 -
MarriageMatilda J MollsbeeView this family
October 3, 1852 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Slaymaker
1853 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Martha A Slaymaker
1856 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#3John W Slaymaker
1858 (Age 26 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 25 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a son
#4William F Slaymaker
1860 (Age 28 years)

Census June 1, 1860 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Slaymaker
March 29, 1863 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 29 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 35 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 35 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a daughter
#5Amantha Slaymaker
1868 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 37 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 sisterElizabeth Slaymaker
November 20, 1870 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sisterMartha Slaymaker
January 6, 1888 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Slaymaker
February 12, 1892 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ann Slaymaker
1892 (Age 60 years)

Death of a sisterNancy Ann Slaymaker
April 15, 1894 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterJane Slaymaker
July 22, 1894 (Age 62 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 66 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 84 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 85 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 86 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 97 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 109 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -

Note: database had 03 JUN 1861 -b
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: Saline, Illinois, United States
elder sister
Elizabeth Slaymaker
Birth: November 11, 1818 33North Carolina, United States
Death: November 20, 1870Franklin, Illinois, United States
3 years
elder sister
18 months
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
elder sister
Nancy Ann Slaymaker
Birth: June 22, 1827 42North Carolina, United States
Death: April 15, 1894Saline, Illinois, United States
23 months
elder sister
4 years
Family with Matilda J Mollsbee - View this family
Marriage: October 3, 1852
15 months
4 years
3 years
3 years
9 years

Franklin Slaymaker has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Franklin Slaymaker - Household

Saline, Illinois

Frank Slaymaker28MNC
Matilda J. Slaymaker28FTN
Elizabeth J. Slaymaker7FIL
Martha A. Slaymaker4FIL
John W. Slaymaker1MIL
William F. Slaymaker0MIL
Elizabeth Malby66FVA
George Johnson 13MIL

database had 03 JUN 1861 -b