The Shemwell Family

Delilah Inez RigginsAge: 49 years18531902

Delilah Inez Riggins
Given names
Delilah Inez
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 -
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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 -
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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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 13 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 47 years)
Death July 3, 1902 (Age 49 years)
Cemetery: Liberty Cumberland Church Cemetery
Last change August 26, 201714:37:37

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Charles Riggins
Birth: September 6, 1823Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 31, 1913Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
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
Family with Jefferson Devan Hewell - View this family
Marriage: October 30, 1872Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
9 months
Thomas Malcolm Hewell
Birth: August 13, 1873 33 20Tennessee, United States
Death: March 15, 1958Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Kate Lillian Hewell
Birth: April 11, 1877 36 24Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1967Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
9 years
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

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

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

Montgomery, Tennessee

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