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Marietta Isadora Catherine MasonAge: 71 years18441916

Marietta Isadora Catherine Mason
Given names
Marietta Isadora Catherine
Married name
Marietta Isadora Catherine Smith
Birth December 6, 1844 16
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 12 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 -
Marriage of a parentJohn Joseph BrinkleyMary Ann LambView this family
January 10, 1853 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a half-sisterEmma Brinkley
May 13, 1854 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a half-brotherWilliam C Brinkley
about 1856 (Age 11 years)

Birth of a half-sisterLaura Lee Brinkley
October 29, 1857 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 12 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a motherMary Ann Lamb
June 14, 1860 (Age 15 years)

MarriageWilliam Henderson “Billy” SmithView this family
February 12, 1865 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 16 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 22 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 22 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 24 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 53 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 -
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 71 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death September 25, 1916 (Age 71 years)
Cause of death: Chronic Nephritis Contributory Malaria with complications
Burial September 26, 1916 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Smith-Yonts-Nourse Cemetery
Last change January 16, 201612:01:26

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: March 4, 1844Spencer, Indiana, United States
Divorce: October 1851
9 months
Marietta Isadora Catherine Mason
Birth: December 6, 1844 16Indiana, United States
Death: September 25, 1916Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Mother’s family with John Joseph Brinkley - View this family
Marriage: January 10, 1853Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, United States
16 months
3 years
22 months
Family with William Henderson “Billy” Smith - View this family
William Henderson “Billy” Smith
Birth: September 30, 1841Ohio, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 6, 1925Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marietta Isadora Catherine Mason
Birth: December 6, 1844 16Indiana, United States
Death: September 25, 1916Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: February 12, 1865

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