The Shemwell Family

Delilah Inez RigginsAge: 49 years18531902

Name
Delilah Inez Riggins
Given names
Delilah Inez
Surname
Riggins
Married name
Delilah Inez Hewell
Birth March 20, 1853 29 25
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 3 years)

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 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 13 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 13 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 15 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherLemuel G Cherry
November 16, 1870 (Age 17 years)
MarriageJefferson Devan HewellView this family
October 30, 1872 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#1Thomas Malcolm Hewell
August 13, 1873 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Kate Lillian Hewell
April 11, 1877 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 24 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 4, 1880 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Herbert Leach Hewell
November 15, 1885 (Age 32 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
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Death July 3, 1902 (Age 49 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Liberty Cumberland Church Cemetery
Last change August 26, 201714:37:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Charles Riggins
Birth: September 6, 1823Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 31, 1913Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
mother
Mary Ann Elizabeth Cherry
Birth: October 10, 1827 24 20Tennessee, United States
Death: February 19, 1906Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: January 13, 1852Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
14 months
herself
Family with Jefferson Devan Hewell - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: October 30, 1872Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
9 months
son
Thomas Malcolm Hewell
Birth: August 13, 1873 33 20Tennessee, United States
Death: March 15, 1958Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
daughter
Kate Lillian Hewell
Birth: April 11, 1877 36 24Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1967Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
9 years
son
Herbert Leach Hewell
Birth: November 15, 1885 45 32Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1973Old Hickory, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Jefferson Devan Hewell - Household

Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Hewell, Jefferson DWM40headMFarmingTNVATN
Hewell, Delilah IWF27wifeMTNTNTN
Hewell, ThomasWM7sonMTNTNTN
Hewell, Kate LWF3daughterMTNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Jefferson Devan Hewell - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Hewell, D JeffersonheadWMMay184060M28TNVATNFarmer
Hewell, DelilahwifeWFMar185347M2843TNVATN
Hewell, MalcombsonWMAug187326STNTNTN
Hewell, K LilliandaughterWFApr187723MTNTNTN
Hewell, HerbertsonWMNov188514STNTNTN