The Shemwell Family

Susan Caroline MobleyAge: 84 years18561941

Name
Susan Caroline Mobley
Given names
Susan Caroline
Surname
Mobley
Married name
Susan Caroline McMillan
Birth November 24, 1856
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 38 days)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 4 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 10 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 10 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 12 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillanView this family
February 1, 1882 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#1Harry McMillan
January 19, 1883 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Zora McMillan
May 21, 1884 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Benton J McMillan
October 21, 1888 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#4Carl McMillan
July 17, 1890 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 41 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
Census June 12, 1900 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childDavid Edgar HerringZora McMillanView this family
February 11, 1906 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ruby Helen Herring
July 3, 1907 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Roy Phillip Herring
December 2, 1909 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childBenton J McMillanMartha Ella GreenView this family
December 28, 1909 (Age 53 years)

Census April 20, 1910 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sonCarl McMillan
August 12, 1910 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Pauline McMillan
about 1911 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Carl McMillan
December 7, 1911 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Mildred Herring
February 14, 1912 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Benton J McMillan Jr.
October 11, 1913 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7William Phillip McMillan
May 26, 1914 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Sibyl Larue Herring
December 31, 1916 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 60 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 61 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/
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Dorothy Nell Herring
January 22, 1919 (Age 62 years)
Census January 8, 1920 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Harriet Lucille Herring
February 2, 1923 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 72 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
Census April 12, 1930 (Age 73 years)
Death of a husbandCorneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan
September 24, 1933 (Age 76 years)
Cause: Gun shot wound under left arm
Census April 8, 1940 (Age 83 years)
Death April 27, 1941 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Oaklawn Cemetery
Last change November 10, 201709:57:31

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Corneilius Philip “Neal” McMillan - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 1, 1882Houston, Tennessee, United States
1 year
son
Harry McMillan
Birth: January 19, 1883 24 26Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1946Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
16 months
daughter
4 years
son
Benton J McMillan
Birth: October 21, 1888 29 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1981Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States
21 months
son
Carl McMillan
Birth: July 17, 1890 31 33Texas, United States
Death: August 12, 1910Texas, United States

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