The Shemwell Family

George W McIntosh Sr.Age: 74 years18621937

George W McIntosh Sr.
Given names
George W
Name suffix
Birth November 22, 1862

MarriageMaggie C WilsonView this family

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 4 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 4 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 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 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Ora E McIntosh
October 7, 1894 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 35 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 -
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel ShemwellOra E McIntoshView this family
October 8, 1914 (Age 51 years)
Death of a daughterOra E McIntosh
September 30, 1915 (Age 52 years)
Cause: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Burial of a daughterOra E McIntosh
after September 30, 1915 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery: McIntosh Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 53 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 54 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 55 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 wifeMaggie C Wilson
October 9, 1923 (Age 60 years)

Burial of a wifeMaggie C Wilson
after October 9, 1923 (Age 60 years)
Cemetery: McIntosh Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 66 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death August 1, 1937 (Age 74 years)

Burial after August 1, 1937
Cemetery: McIntosh Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Maggie C Wilson - View this family
Ora E McIntosh
Birth: October 7, 1894 31 27Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 30, 1915Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, United States

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