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Joseph Richard McGeheeAge: 58 years18591918

Name
Joseph Richard McGehee
Given names
Joseph Richard
Surname
McGehee
Birth October 1859 34 32
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 18 months)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 7 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 7 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 9 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 18 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a fatherJohn A McGehee
about 1880 (Age 20 years)
Death of a motherMary Ann Hooper
about 1880 (Age 20 years)
MarriageSarah Elizabeth JonesView this family
1882 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jessie William McGehee
July 19, 1883 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary Ann McGehee
October 30, 1885 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Susan B McGehee
about April 1888 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Effie I McGehee
about February 1891 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5Joseph Eugene McGehee
November 28, 1893 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#6James Samuel McGehee
1896 (Age 36 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a daughter
#7Margie Elizabeth McGehee
June 21, 1900 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Alice A McGehee
about 1903 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Nettie Faye McGehee
March 5, 1906 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a daughter
#10Alma Vay McGehee
April 29, 1910 (Age 50 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 57 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (on the date of death)

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 - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Death 1918 (Age 58 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Neeley Cemetery
Last change January 24, 202017:39:44

by: Bruce Troutman
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wife
Marriage: 1882Texas, United States
19 months
son
Jessie William McGehee
Birth: July 19, 1883 23 17Rusk, Texas, United States
Death: November 10, 1966Dallas, Texas, United States
2 years
daughter
Mary Ann McGehee
Birth: October 30, 1885 26 19Texas, United States
Death: March 1, 1940Pone, Rusk, Texas, United States
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
Joseph Eugene McGehee
Birth: November 28, 1893 34 27Rusk, Texas, United States
Death: November 16, 1968Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States
3 years
son
5 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
Nettie Faye McGehee
Birth: March 5, 1906 46 40
Death: February 21, 1988Henderson, Rusk, Texas, United States
4 years
daughter
Alma Vay McGehee
Birth: April 29, 1910 50 44
Death: January 6, 2001Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States

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