The Shemwell Family

Susan H “Sue” CarverAge: 28 years18581887

Susan H “Sue” Carver
Given names
Susan H
Married name
Susan H McFarland
Birth July 18, 1858
Historical Event
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 2 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 8 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 8 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 10 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 -
MarriageHoward Hardy McFarlandView this family
February 20, 1877 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#1Lizzie McFarland
September 1879 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Cora McFarland
December 1880 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Tom McFarland
March 1882 (Age 23 years)
Death July 7, 1887 (Age 28 years)
Cemetery: Frank Cawthorn Family Cemetery
Family with Howard Hardy McFarland - View this family
Marriage: February 20, 1877Wilson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
16 months
16 months
Howard Hardy McFarland + Florence A Shemwell - View this family
husband’s wife
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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