The Shemwell Family

Lucy Theobald TheobaldAge: 74 years18571931

Lucy Theobald Theobald
Given names
Lucy Theobald
Married name
Lucy Theobald Atwood
Birth October 25, 1857 37 32
MarriageDr. Benjamin Franklin AtwoodView this family

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 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 -
Historical Event
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 -
Birth of a son
#1Jesse L Atwood
August 31, 1877 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Nettie Leray Atwood Atwood
December 22, 1878 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
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
#3Lillie Dale Atwood
September 8, 1880 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#4Felix F Atwood
June 12, 1886 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Bettie Atwood
September 4, 1890 (Age 32 years)
Death of a daughterBettie Atwood
March 11, 1893 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Theobald
March 20, 1896 (Age 38 years)
Death of a motherMaria E “Mary” Leister
June 2, 1897 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
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 -
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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 -
Historical Event
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-
Historical Event
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 -
Death of a brotherHenry Theobald
September 17, 1922 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterAmelia C “Mele” Theobald
February 2, 1925 (Age 67 years)
Cause: paralytic stroke
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 71 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a sonJesse L Atwood
September 29, 1931 (Age 73 years)
Death December 1, 1931 (Age 74 years)
Cemetery: East End Cemetery
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elder sister
Amelia C “Mele” Theobald
Birth: October 1, 1849 29 24New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: February 2, 1925Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder brother
Henry Theobald
Birth: February 27, 1851 31 26New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: September 17, 1922Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States
7 years
Family with Dr. Benjamin Franklin Atwood - View this family
Jesse L Atwood
Birth: August 31, 1877 25 19Canton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1931Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
Nettie Leray Atwood Atwood
Birth: December 22, 1878 26 21Canton, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 12, 1965Trigg, Kentucky, United States
21 months
Lillie Dale Atwood
Birth: September 8, 1880 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 12, 1974Kentucky, United States
6 years
Felix F Atwood
Birth: June 12, 1886 34 28Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 3, 1945Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Bettie Atwood
Birth: September 4, 1890 38 32Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 1893Trigg, Kentucky, United States

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