The Shemwell Family

Howard Hardy McFarlandAge: 84 years18571942

Howard Hardy McFarland
Given names
Howard Hardy
Birth August 4, 1857 45
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

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 3 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 9 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 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 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 -
MarriageSusan H “Sue” CarverView this family
February 20, 1877 (Age 19 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Lizzie McFarland
September 1879 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Cora McFarland
December 1880 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#3Tom McFarland
March 1882 (Age 24 years)
Death of a wifeSusan H “Sue” Carver
July 7, 1887 (Age 29 years)
MarriageFlorence A ShemwellView this family
April 18, 1889 (Age 31 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 40 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 -
Census June 8, 1900 (Age 42 years)
Death of a motherParthena R Cawthon
October 18, 1906 (Age 49 years)
Census April 19, 1910 (Age 52 years)
Death of a wifeFlorence A Shemwell
May 9, 1916 (Age 58 years)
Cause: Typhoid pneumonia
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 58 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 59 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 60 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 72 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 84 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death July 28, 1942 (Age 84 years)
Note: Birth: Aug. 4, 1857, Williamson,Tennessee, USA
Cemetery: Frank Cawthorn Family Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201915:37:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 26, 1854Wilson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Family with Susan H “Sue” Carver - View this family
Marriage: February 20, 1877Wilson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
16 months
16 months
Family with Florence A Shemwell - View this family
Florence A Shemwell
Birth: July 18, 1859 54 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 9, 1916Mt. Juliet, Wilson, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: April 18, 1889Stewart, Tennessee, United States

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Howard Hardy McFarland - Household

Wilson, Tennessee

MacFarland, Howard HheadWMAug185742M11TNTNTNFarmer
MacFarland, Florence AwifeWFJul186039M1143TNTNTN
MacFarland, LizziedaughterWFSep187920STNTNTN
MacFarland, CoradaughterWFDec188019STNTNTN
MacFarland, TomsonWMMar188218STNTNTNAt School

Kids are not Florence's? - Married only 11 years, but it says she has 4 born 3 living. -b

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Howard Hardy McFarland - Household

Mt. Juliet Lebanon Pike Wilson, Tennessee

MacFarland, Howard HheadMW52M220TNTNTNFarmerHome farm
MacFarland, FlorencewifeFW50M120TNTNTN

Birth: Aug. 4, 1857, Williamson,Tennessee, USA Death: Jul. 28, 1942, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Name: Howard H Mcfarland Spouse: Mary Baker Marriage Date: 1 Dec 1916 Marriage County: Wilson R. V. Cawthon - Minister 1920-1930 Census Wilson CO TN (Howard-Mary) Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 Groom's Name: H. H. Mcfarland Spouse: Florence Sheinad (Shemwell) Marriage Date: 18 Apr 1889 Marriage County: Stewart Tennessee, Marriages, 1796-1950 Groom's Name: H. H. Mcfarland Bride's Name: S. H. Carver: (Susie) Marriage Date: 20 Feb 1877 Marriage Place: Wilson, Tennessee Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955 Name: Howard Hardy Mcfarland Event: Death Event Date: 28 Jul 1942 Event Place: Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Marital Status: Widowed Birth Date: 04 Aug 1857 Birthplace: Tenn Father: Andrew Mcfarland Father's Birthplace: Tenn. Mother: Parthenia Cawthon Mother's Birthplace: Tenn. Occupation: Farmer & Stock Raiser: Cemetery: Cawthon Burial Place: Mt. Juliet, Tenn. Burial Date: 29 Jul 1942 Parents: Parthenia Rutland Cawthon McFarland (1811 - 1906) Spouses: Sue H. Carver McFarland (1858 - 1887)* Florence A. Shemwell McFarland (1859 - 1916)* Children: Infant McFarland (1878 - ____)* Elizabeth McFarland Young (1880 - 1973)* Cora McFarland Young (1881 - 1932)* Thomas L McFarland (1883 - 1962)* Burial: Frank Cawthorn Family Cemetery, Rural Hill (Wilson County) Wilson, Tennessee, USA Created by: MHN Record added: Mar 27, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 87444670