The Shemwell Family

Edward Lee YarbourghAge: 37 years18591897

Edward Lee Yarbourgh
Given names
Edward Lee
Birth October 4, 1859 23 25

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 27, 1860 (Age 8 months)
Birth of a brotherAlbert Daleton Yarbrough
October 19, 1861 (Age 2 years)

Death of a fatherRobert Alexander Yarborough
November 19, 1862 (Age 3 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 17 months)

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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a paternal grandfatherCharles Yarborough
July 17, 1879 (Age 19 years)
Marriage of a parentWilliam Pinkney RedwineMargaret ShemwellView this family
June 1, 1886 (Age 26 years)
Note: Minister-A.P.Stokes
MarriageSusan Elizabeth “Lizzie” BrownView this family
November 3, 1886 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Roscoe Lee Yarbourgh
April 15, 1889 (Age 29 years)

Death of a sonRoscoe Lee Yarbourgh
June 29, 1889 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#2Baxter Rae Yarbourgh
October 1, 1890 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Magdalen Yarbourgh
April 1894 (Age 34 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Polly Serene Womack
May 18, 1896 (Age 36 years)
Death January 24, 1897 (Age 37 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lexington City Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Robert Alexander Yarborough
Birth: August 17, 1836 25 18Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 19, 1862Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
Marriage: January 18, 1856Davidson, North Carolina, United States
11 months
elder brother
3 years
2 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with William Pinkney Redwine - View this family
Marriage: June 1, 1886Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Family with Susan Elizabeth “Lizzie” Brown - View this family
Marriage: November 3, 1886Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
18 months
4 years

Edward Lee Yarbourgh has 42 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (42)

Parents James Isaac Shemwell +
Parents Poindexter Shemwell + Elizabeth J McClennan
1William M Shemwell18521920
2Allen Shemwell18541870
Parents Alexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr. + Catharine Reed
3James A Shemwell18551875
5John L Shemwell18591870
6Thomas D Shemwell18621872
7William A Shemwell18671888
8Ida May Shemwell18691954
Parents John L Reid + Louisa Shemwell
4Alice Reid18601945
Parents Whitson Berry Shemwell + Margaret Elizabeth Oldham
1Thomas A Shemwell18601905
3Lula Lea Shemwell18641933
Parents Dr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell + Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” Thompson
1Baxter Shemwell18581932
5Cora B Shemwell18641950
6Frederick Shemwell18661867
7Della Shemwell18681923
8Etta Shemwell18701901
10Alice Shemwell18741946
11Harold Shemwell18761936
13Odell Shemwell18801904
Parents Casper A Owen + Charlotte Jane Shemwell
1Sylvester Lee Owen18561938
Parents Jesse H Maley + Charlotte Jane Shemwell
1John L Maley18671901
3Robert C Maley18741897
4Nannie Mae Maley18781974