The Shemwell Family

Henry Neese SullivanAge: 66 years18471913

Name
Henry Neese Sullivan
Given names
Henry Neese
Surname
Sullivan
Birth February 1847
MarriageRosa Anna BoydView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 9 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 14 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 19 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 19 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 21 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
MarriageMary Jane “Sis” HincheyView this family
March 9, 1873 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mattie J Sullivan
February 1874 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2Thomas Sullivan
calculated 1876 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 30 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a son
#3Charlie Sullivan
calculated 1879 (Age 31 years)
Death of a wifeMary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
June 28, 1897 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 51 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 daughterMattie J Sullivan
July 7, 1909 (Age 62 years)
Death March 5, 1913 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Prospect Cemetery
Family with Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 9, 1873Henry, Tennessee, United States
1 year
daughter
Mattie J Sullivan
Birth: February 1874 27 16Tennessee, United States
Death: July 7, 1909Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
Thomas Sullivan
Birth: calculated 1876 28 18Tennessee, United States
Death:
4 years
son
Charlie Sullivan
Birth: calculated 1879 31 21Tennessee, United States
Death:
Family with Rosa Anna Boyd - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

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