The Shemwell Family

Sarah Elizabeth HutchisonAge: 50 years18451895

Name
Sarah Elizabeth Hutchison
Given names
Sarah Elizabeth
Surname
Hutchison
Married name
Sarah Elizabeth Bramlett
Birth July 22, 1845
MarriageRev. John Jefferson BramlettView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 months)
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 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 15 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
Birth of a daughter
#1Francis Emeline Bramlett
October 25, 1866 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 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 21 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 23 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
Birth of a daughter
#2Willie Ann Bramlett
May 13, 1873 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Marriage of a childHugh Lawrence McMillanFrancis Emeline BramlettView this family
August 25, 1883 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1John G McMillan
July 15, 1887 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Forest McElroyWillie Ann BramlettView this family
before 1889 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Edgar Forest McElroy
1889 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3John Earl McElroy
June 22, 1891 (Age 45 years)
Death November 12, 1895 (Age 50 years)
Burial after November 12, 1895
Cemetery: Arlington Heights Cemetery
Family with Rev. John Jefferson Bramlett - View this family
husband
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Marriage:
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