The Shemwell Family

Joseph Henry FinleyAge: 26 years18681894

Name
Joseph Henry Finley
Given names
Joseph Henry
Surname
Finley
Birth August 14, 1868 18
MarriageSarah Ellen “Sadie” McConnellView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#1Henry Harold “Hal” Finley
October 1, 1891 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2Louis Ernest Finley
March 13, 1893 (Age 24 years)
Death December 24, 1894 (Age 26 years)
Cause of death: Accidental Shooting
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary Porter Finley
January 8, 1895 (15 days after death)
Burial
Cemetery: Maplewood Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Amelia C “Mele” Theobald
Birth: October 1, 1849 29 24New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: February 2, 1925Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
Marriage:
himself
Family with Sarah Ellen “Sadie” McConnell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:
son
17 months
son
Louis Ernest Finley
Birth: March 13, 1893 24 28Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 3, 1967Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
22 months
daughter
Mary Porter Finley
Birth: January 8, 1895 26 30Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 22, 1974Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

Joseph Henry Finley has 6 first cousins recorded