The Shemwell Family

Rev. John Jefferson BramlettAge: 59 years18401899

Rev. John Jefferson Bramlett
Name prefix
Given names
John Jefferson
Birth November 28, 1840
MarriageSarah Elizabeth HutchisonView this family

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 years)

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 20 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Francis Emeline Bramlett
October 25, 1866 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Willie Ann Bramlett
May 13, 1873 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Marriage of a childHugh Lawrence McMillanFrancis Emeline BramlettView this family
August 25, 1883 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1John G McMillan
July 15, 1887 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Forest McElroyWillie Ann BramlettView this family
before 1889 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Edgar Forest McElroy
1889 (Age 48 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3John Earl McElroy
June 22, 1891 (Age 50 years)
Death of a wifeSarah Elizabeth Hutchison
November 12, 1895 (Age 54 years)
Burial of a wifeSarah Elizabeth Hutchison
after November 12, 1895 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: Arlington Heights Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#4Fredrick Francis McElroy
1896 (Age 55 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 57 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 -
Death December 6, 1899 (Age 59 years)
Burial after December 6, 1899
Cemetery: Arlington Heights Cemetery
Family with Sarah Elizabeth Hutchison - View this family
7 years

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