The Shemwell Family

Richard A PayneAge: 71 years18511922

Richard A Payne
Given names
Richard A
Birth February 20, 1851 24
MarriageMargaret Delana “Maggie” JonesView this family

Birth of a daughter
#1Maggie L Payne

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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 5 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 10 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 15 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 15 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 17 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 26 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#2Tennessee Callie “Tennie” Payne
1897 (Age 45 years)

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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 47 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 of a motherMartha T Garrett
November 12, 1898 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a son
#3George B Payne
August 24, 1899 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sonGeorge B Payne
February 9, 1901 (Age 49 years)
Burial of a sonGeorge B Payne
after February 9, 1901 (Age 49 years)
Cemetery: Jago Cemetery
Death of a daughterMaggie L Payne
June 25, 1901 (Age 50 years)
Death of a wifeMargaret Delana “Maggie” Jones
June 26, 1901 (Age 50 years)

Burial of a daughterMaggie L Payne
after June 25, 1901 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery: Jago Cemetery
Burial of a wifeMargaret Delana “Maggie” Jones
after June 26, 1901 (Age 50 years)
Cemetery: Jago Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 64 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Margaret Miladean Shemwell
March 12, 1917 (Age 66 years)
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 65 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 66 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#2Ennis Payne Shemwell
March 15, 1919 (Age 68 years)
Death April 11, 1922 (Age 71 years)
Burial after April 11, 1922
Cemetery: Jago Cemetery
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Family with Margaret Delana “Maggie” Jones - View this family
3 years
George B Payne
Birth: August 24, 1899 48 36Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 9, 1901Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

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