The Shemwell Family

John William WallerAge: 41 years18391880

Name
John William Waller
Given names
John William
Surname
Waller
Birth estimated 1839 48 35
Birth of a sisterMatilda J Waller
estimated 1840 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterAnn Eliza Waller
January 1842 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherSimeon R Waller
estimated 1844 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterVirginia W Waller
estimated 1846 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 7 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
Birth of a sisterMartha H Waller
October 1850 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Singleton
estimated 1850 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 18 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a brotherWilliam M Waller
March 14, 1861 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 22 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 28 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 28 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 30 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
Death of a fatherIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Vines Singleton
July 10, 1876 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 39 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death December 25, 1880 (Age 41 years)
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father
mother
Marriage: June 25, 1828Brunswick, Virginia, United States
7 months
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
William M Waller
Birth: about 1833 42 29Tennessee, United States
Death: March 14, 1861Pope, Arkansas, United States
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
4 years
himself
John William Waller
Birth: estimated 1839 48 35Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1880Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Simeon R Waller
Birth: estimated 1844 53 40Tennessee, United States
Death: Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Martha H Waller
Birth: October 1850 59 47Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1920Liberty Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States

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