The Shemwell Family

Hugh Lawrence CarterAge: 79 years18521931

Name
Hugh Lawrence Carter
Given names
Hugh Lawrence
Surname
Carter
Birth June 10, 1852 38 39
Birth of a brotherWilliam Malcolm Carter
calculated 1853 (Age 6 months)
Birth of a brotherMillard Filmore Carter
calculated 1856 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 4 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 5, 1860 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 8 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 14 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 14 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 16 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 June 1, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherMartin Carter
February 10, 1871 (Age 18 years)
MarriageMartha Jane HattonView this family
January 26, 1873 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Carter
calculated 1875 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 25 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#2Henry Eaton Carter
October 9, 1879 (Age 27 years)
Census June 2, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Lucy Katherine Carter
August 12, 1883 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherAllen Eaton Carter
February 1892 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 45 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 motherCatherine C “Katie” McMillan
October 20, 1898 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1H Eugene Carter
1899 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Dulcie Jewell Carter
October 16, 1900 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Clarence R Durham
calculated 1903 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Henry Carl Carter
September 3, 1905 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Zady Ruth Durham
calculated 1905 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Henry Lurton Durham
calculated 1907 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Roy A Carter
calculated 1908 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Husie E Durham
calculated 1909 (Age 56 years)
Death of a grandsonH Eugene Carter
April 9, 1910 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Ethel Carter
calculated 1911 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 63 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 64 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 65 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 brotherWilliam Malcolm Carter
September 27, 1922 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 77 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 of a sonHenry Eaton Carter
February 20, 1930 (Age 77 years)
Census April 15, 1930 (Age 77 years)
Death August 19, 1931 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Carter Cemetery
Last change February 8, 201714:25:19

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 31, 1851Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
himself
19 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Elizabeth - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage:
half-brother
James Carter
Birth: calculated 1838 24 21Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
half-sister
Sarah Carter
Birth: calculated 1840 26 23Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
half-brother
Allen F Carter
Birth: calculated 1842 28 25Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
5 years
half-sister
Emily Carter
Birth: calculated 1846 32 29Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
half-brother
John T Carter
Birth: calculated 1848 34 31Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
half-sister
Elizabeth Carter
Birth: calculated 1850 36 33Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
Family with Martha Jane Hatton - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: January 26, 1873Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
William Carter
Birth: calculated 1875 22 22Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death:
5 years
son
4 years
daughter

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Allen Eaton Carter - Household

Humphries, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
E Carterhead45MWFarmerTN
Catherine Carterwife48FWTN
Sarah Carterdaughter20FWTN
Allen F Carterson18MWTN
Emily Carterdaughter14FWTN
John Carterson12MWTN
Elizabeth Carterdaughter10FWTN
Hugh Carterson8MWTN
William Carterson6MWTN
Martin Carterfather87MWNC
William Carterson4MWTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Allen Eaton Carter - Household

Humphries, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirm
Allen E Carterhead55MWFarmerTN
Catherine Carterwife55FWKeeping houseTN
Hugh L Carterson18MWFarm LaborerTN
William M Carterson16MWFarm LaborerTN
Millard F Carterson13MWTN
Martin Carterfather100MWAt Home Living with SonNC
Isabella V Catrell24FWTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Hugh Lawrence Carter - Household

Dist. 4 Humphries, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Hugh L CarterWM27headMFarmerTNTNTN
Marthy CarterWF26wifeMTNNCNC
William CarterWM5sonSTNTNTN
Henry E CarterWM6mOctsonSTNTNTN
Catherine CarterWF67motherMTNNCNC

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Hugh Lawrence Carter - Household

Turkey Creek Rd. Humphries, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hugh L CarterheadMW77M20TNTNTN
Martha CarterwifeFW77M20TNTNTN