The Shemwell Family

Isaac Green YarbourghAge: 86 years18601946

Isaac Green Yarbourgh
Given names
Isaac Green
Birth February 1, 1860 49 42

MarriageMary Alice TusseyView this family

Birth of a sisterLaura Amelia Yarbourgh
July 6, 1862 (Age 2 years)

Death of a brotherRobert Alexander Yarborough
November 19, 1862 (Age 2 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Death of a brotherCharles Allison Yarbourgh
May 5, 1864 (Age 4 years)
Address: Battle of the Wilderness
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 14 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 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 sisterLaura Amelia Yarbourgh
April 16, 1877 (Age 17 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a fatherCharles Yarborough
July 17, 1879 (Age 19 years)
Death of a motherMary Polly Serene Womack
May 18, 1896 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 55 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 56 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 57 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 -
Death of a brotherJohn Thomas Yarbourgh
1925 (Age 64 years)

Death of a brotherSamuel Milton Yarbourgh
December 6, 1926 (Age 66 years)

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 69 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherJames Knox Yarbourgh
June 29, 1938 (Age 78 years)

Death of a brotherAlbert Lovelace Yarbourgh
February 12, 1939 (Age 79 years)

Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 81 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 -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 85 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death May 26, 1946 (Age 86 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 10, 1833Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States
15 months
elder sister
20 months
elder brother
Robert Alexander Yarborough
Birth: August 17, 1836 25 18Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 19, 1862Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
3 years
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
18 months
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
Charles Allison Yarbourgh
Birth: March 3, 1844 33 26North Carolina, United States
Death: May 5, 1864Virginia, United States
21 months
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
4 years
2 years
younger sister
Family with Mary Alice Tussey - View this family

Isaac Green Yarbourgh has 13 first cousins recorded