The Shemwell Family

Rosa Armantha CromwellAge: 31 years18641896

Name
Rosa Armantha Cromwell
Given names
Rosa Armantha
Surname
Cromwell
Birth September 16, 1864 33 33

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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
Birth of a sisterFrancis Auridel Cromwell
January 12, 1866 (Age 15 months)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 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 2 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 4 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
Birth of a sisterAda Quint Cromwell
April 5, 1870 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a sisterAmanda Ella Cromwell
September 25, 1873 (Age 9 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 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 paternal grandfatherOliver Clayton Cromwell
July 1887 (Age 22 years)
Death April 1896 (Age 31 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 7, 1859
sister
elder sister
17 months
elder brother
3 years
herself
16 months
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with William L Mason - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage:
half-sister
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
21 months
half-brother

Rosa Armantha Cromwell has 19 first cousins recorded