The Shemwell Family

John Alexander HuntAge: 82 years18301913

Name
John Alexander Hunt
Given names
John Alexander
Surname
Hunt
Birth May 16, 1830 33
Birth of a brotherJames Wiseman Hunt
November 2, 1832 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 19 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a brotherLevi Bunyan Hunt
April 22, 1835 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 5 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a brotherBenoni Smith Hunt
March 25, 1837 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherDaniel Whitmore Hunt
May 1, 1840 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
August 1, 1842 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 15 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a brotherJames Wiseman Hunt
September 23, 1855 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 26 years)

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 30 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Death of a fatherDaniel Durham Hunt
October 7, 1866 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 36 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 36 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 38 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 47 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 brotherLevi Bunyan Hunt
May 14, 1890 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 67 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
Death of a sisterSusan Jane Hunt
1908 (Age 77 years)
Death of a sisterNancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
September 29, 1909 (Age 79 years)
Death January 23, 1913 (Age 82 years)
Burial
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2 years
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John Alexander Hunt
Birth: May 16, 1830 33Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1913St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
3 years
younger brother
James Wiseman Hunt
Birth: November 2, 1832 35Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 23, 1855Moab, Grand, Utah, United States
3 years
younger brother
Levi Bunyan Hunt
Birth: April 22, 1835 38Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 14, 1890
23 months
younger brother
Benoni Smith Hunt
Birth: March 25, 1837 40Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1918St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
3 years
younger brother
Daniel Whitmore Hunt
Birth: May 1, 1840 43Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 14, 1919St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
2 years
younger sister
Nancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
Birth: August 1, 1842 45Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 29, 1909Utah, United States
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