The Shemwell Family

Maggie C WilsonAge: 56 years18671923

Name
Maggie C Wilson
Given names
Maggie C
Surname
Wilson
Married name
Maggie C McIntosh
Birth January 9, 1867

MarriageGeorge W McIntosh Sr.View this family
unknown

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 months)

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 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Ora E McIntosh
October 7, 1894 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel ShemwellOra E McIntoshView this family
October 8, 1914 (Age 47 years)
Death of a daughterOra E McIntosh
September 30, 1915 (Age 48 years)
Cause: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Burial of a daughterOra E McIntosh
after September 30, 1915 (Age 48 years)
Cemetery: McIntosh Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 49 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 50 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/
Death October 9, 1923 (Age 56 years)

Burial after October 9, 1923
Cemetery: McIntosh Cemetery
Family with George W McIntosh Sr. - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
daughter
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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