The Shemwell Family

Mary Viola ReardenAge: 90 years18671957

Mary Viola Rearden
Given names
Mary Viola
Birth March 19, 1867 34 30

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The Alaska Purchase
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 21 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 -
Birth of a brotherGeorge Pearce Rearden
May 21, 1871 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAddie Lee Rearden
September 18, 1874 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a brotherWalter Eugene Rearden
March 14, 1876 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a brotherLuther E Rearden
July 1878 (Age 11 years)
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Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a paternal grandfatherTimothy Rearden
1880 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherJason Betal Rearden
April 15, 1888 (Age 21 years)
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 31 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 9, 1900 (Age 33 years)
Death of a sisterAddie Lee Rearden
March 20, 1911 (Age 44 years)
Death of a motherAnn Adline Switzer
August 18, 1915 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Rearden
October 30, 1916 (Age 49 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 48 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 49 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 50 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 62 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherThomas Judge Rearden
1939 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherWalter Eugene Rearden
November 2, 1941 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Pearce Rearden
April 24, 1942 (Age 75 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 74 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 82 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 78 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death December 3, 1957 (Age 90 years)
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Marriage: September 18, 1856Chambers, Alabama, United States
10 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
8 years
Mary Viola Rearden
Birth: March 19, 1867 34 30
Death: December 3, 1957Chambers, Alabama, United States
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Addie Lee Rearden
Birth: September 18, 1874 41 38
Death: March 20, 1911Chambers, Alabama, United States
18 months
younger brother
Walter Eugene Rearden
Birth: March 14, 1876 43 39
Death: November 2, 1941Chambers, Alabama, United States
2 years
younger brother

Mary Viola Rearden has 0 first cousins recorded

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Ann Adline Switzer - Household

Ridge Grove, Chambers, Alabama

Rearden, A AheadWFMay183664Wd33GAGAGAFarmer
Rearden, Mary VdaughterWFMar186733SALSCGA
Rearden, Walter EsonWMMar187624SALSCGAFarmer
Rearden, Luther EsonWMJul187821MALSCGAFarm Laborer
Rearden, LucyWFNov188217MALALAL

Says Ann only had 3 children