The Shemwell Family

Susan Caroline MobleyAge: 84 years18561941

Susan Caroline Mobley
Given names
Susan Caroline
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 -
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 -
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 10 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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 -
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 -
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-
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 -
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 -
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)
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
Marriage: February 1, 1882Houston, Tennessee, United States
1 year
Harry McMillan
Birth: January 19, 1883 24 26Tennessee, United States
Death: April 11, 1946Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States
16 months
4 years
Benton J McMillan
Birth: October 21, 1888 29 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 24, 1981Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States
21 months
Carl McMillan
Birth: July 17, 1890 31 33Texas, United States
Death: August 12, 1910Texas, United States

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