The Shemwell Family

John Wilson MoormanAge: 88 years18571946

John Wilson Moorman
Given names
John Wilson
Note: Marriman
Birth June 21, 1857
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 3 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 9 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 9 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 11 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 -
MarriageRebecca Parallel “Becca” ShemwellView this family
April 11, 1878 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 20 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
1879 (Age 21 years)

Death of a sonMoorman
about 1879 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
1880 (Age 22 years)

Death of a daughterMoorman
about 1880 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3Frank Wilson Moorman
May 9, 1881 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Lelia Maude Moorman
February 6, 1883 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Myrtle Mae Moorman
March 14, 1885 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Flora Kathryn Moorman
May 12, 1887 (Age 29 years)
Livin in 1887 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#7Ira Milton Moorman
July 10, 1889 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Grace Allie Moorman
August 10, 1892 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Ida Ruth Moorman
July 20, 1895 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 40 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#10Mary Ethel Moorman
October 3, 1898 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Martin TaylorMyrtle Mae MoormanView this family
November 11, 1906 (Age 49 years)

Marriage of a childClaude BaileyGrace Allie MoormanView this family
January 22, 1911 (Age 53 years)

Marriage of a childFrank Wilson MoormanLenora FultonView this family
about 1915 (Age 57 years)

Marriage of a childIra Milton MoormanTeresa HenryView this family
July 17, 1915 (Age 58 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 58 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a daughterFlora Kathryn Moorman
December 1, 1917 (Age 60 years)
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 59 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 60 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 -
Marriage of a childCharles MortonIda Ruth MoormanView this family
1920 (Age 62 years)
Death of a daughterLelia Maude Moorman
March 18, 1923 (Age 65 years)
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 72 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a wifeRebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell
December 15, 1942 (Age 85 years)
Burial of a wifeRebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell
December 17, 1942 (Age 85 years)
Cemetery: Oaklawn Cemetery
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 84 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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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 88 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 January 22, 1946 (Age 88 years)
Burial 1946 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery: Oaklawn Cemetery
Family with Rebecca Parallel “Becca” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: April 11, 1878Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
21 months
2 years
16 months
Frank Wilson Moorman
Birth: May 9, 1881 23 22Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: July 24, 1951Broken Arrow, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
21 months
Lelia Maude Moorman
Birth: February 6, 1883 25 23Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: March 18, 1923Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
Myrtle Mae Moorman
Birth: March 14, 1885 27 25Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: February 12, 1975Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
Flora Kathryn Moorman
Birth: May 12, 1887 29 28Leesville, Henry, Missouri, United States
Death: December 1, 1917Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
3 years
3 years
3 years
Mary Ethel Moorman
Birth: October 3, 1898 41 39Clinton, Henry, Missouri, United States
Death: October 13, 1982Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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