The Shemwell Family

Ida Elizabeth RallsAge: 56 years18671923

Ida Elizabeth Ralls
Given names
Ida Elizabeth
Married name
Ida Elizabeth Downs
Birth September 3, 1867 19 17

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 15 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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 2 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a sisterLinnie Bell Ralls
November 14, 1879 (Age 12 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 30 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 -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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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-
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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 -
Death October 29, 1923 (Age 56 years)
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Ida Elizabeth Ralls
Birth: September 3, 1867 19 17
Death: October 29, 1923Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
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Census1870 United States - Census transcript - John Marastus Theodore Ralls - Household

Dist. 7 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

John Marastus Theodore Ralls22MWFarmerTN
Sara Frances Aikens20FWKeeping HouseTN
Martha Ralls5FWTN
Ida Elizabeth Ralls2FWTN
China Stalls16FWTN