The Shemwell Family

Mary Louise HarrisonAge: 60 years18561916

Name
Mary Louise Harrison
Given names
Mary Louise
Surname
Harrison
Married name
Mary Louise Turnbull
Birth January 25, 1856
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 months)

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 5 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 10 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 10 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 12 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
MarriageRobert TurnbullView this family
December 17, 1874 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#1George Harrison Turnbull
October 20, 1878 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 21 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 42 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 childGeorge Harrison TurnbullEthel ShemwellView this family
November 29, 1906 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1George Harrison Turnbull
January 24, 1908 (Age 51 years)
Death of a grandsonGeorge Harrison Turnbull
September 20, 1910 (Age 54 years)
Burial of a grandsonGeorge Harrison Turnbull
after September 20, 1910 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: Miller Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Death September 26, 1916 (Age 60 years)

Burial after September 26, 1916
Address: Plot: Sec 3, Lot 1-4,13-16
Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery
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father
mother
Marriage:
herself
Family with Robert Turnbull - View this family
husband
Robert Turnbull
Birth: January 11, 1850Lawrenceville, Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: January 22, 1920Virginia, United States
herself
Marriage: December 17, 1874Brunswick, Virginia, United States
4 years
son
George Harrison Turnbull
Birth: October 20, 1878 28 22Lawrenceville, Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: June 27, 1947Vigo, Indiana, United States

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