The Shemwell Family

Jacob Marion Stack1825

Jacob Marion Stack
Given names
Jacob Marion
Birth about 1825 35 30
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 7 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 10 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 21 years)
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 -
MarriageLucretia BasfordView this family
December 10, 1854 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#1Leonard Lynch Stack
about 1858 (Age 33 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 32 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a daughter
#2Marinda Arbelle “Lou” Stack
August 13, 1860 (Age 35 years)
Death of a fatherAdam Stack
about 1860 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Sarah Stack
about 1863 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 36 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 42 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 42 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 44 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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 53 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#1Lawrence Ervin Stack
September 13, 1879 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Elam ShemwellMarinda Arbelle “Lou” StackView this family
about 1879 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Emma Annie Shemwell
March 31, 1880 (Age 55 years)
Death of a motherBarbara Elizabeth Murff
about 1880 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3William Foster Stack
March 18, 1881 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sonLeonard Lynch Stack
November 1881 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4John Douglas “Johnnie” Shemwell
May 16, 1884 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Thomas Marion “Pappa Tom” Shemwell
December 6, 1887 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childEphriam B BilbreyMarinda Arbelle “Lou” StackView this family
Type: Civil marriage
January 14, 1895 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 73 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#6Joseph Carter “Joe” Bilbrey
February 20, 1903 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 91 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 92 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 93 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 daughterMarinda Arbelle “Lou” Stack
January 16, 1928 (Age 103 years)
Address: Bumpus Mills, Civil District 4, Stewart County, Tennessee
Cause: Senial Decay due to Influenza
Burial of a daughterMarinda Arbelle “Lou” Stack
January 17, 1928 (Age 103 years)
Cemetery: Bilbrey Cemetery
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 104 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -

Family with parents - View this family
Family with Lucretia Basford - View this family
Marriage: December 10, 1854Robertson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
3 years
3 years
Stubblefield + Lucretia Basford - View this family
wife’s husband

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