The Shemwell Family

James Thomas FieldsAge: 76 years18621938

Name
James Thomas Fields
Given names
James Thomas
Surname
Fields
Birth January 12, 1862 39 24
MarriageAddie Magnolia CashView this family

Birth of a sisterSarah L Fields
December 15, 1864 (Age 2 years)
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 brotherRobert Boone Fields
August 12, 1867 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 4 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 4 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 6 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 brotherEdward A Fields
February 12, 1870 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherFrank W Fields
July 2, 1873 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Jesse Fields
February 20, 1877 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 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 motherSarah Elizabeth Short
June 16, 1897 (Age 35 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 of a fatherRobert Nelson Pleasant Fields
October 22, 1914 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 53 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 54 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 55 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 half-brotherAllen Dodd Fields
April 23, 1922 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 67 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death June 10, 1938 (Age 76 years)
Last change March 15, 201713:38:22

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: January 10, 1856
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James Thomas Fields
Birth: January 12, 1862 39 24Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1938Bluegrove, Clay, Texas, United States
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younger brother
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younger brother
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Father’s family with Permelia A Brand - View this family
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Marriage: February 12, 1846
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Father’s family with Martha Cohorn - View this family
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step-mother
Marriage: August 20, 1852
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Family with Addie Magnolia Cash - View this family
himself
James Thomas Fields
Birth: January 12, 1862 39 24Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1938Bluegrove, Clay, Texas, United States
wife
Marriage: Henrietta, Clay, Texas, United States

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