The Shemwell Family

Samuel J BumpusAge: 59 years18441904

Name
Samuel J Bumpus
Given names
Samuel J
Surname
Bumpus
Birth August 8, 1844
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 16 months)
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 12 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 16 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 22 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 22 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 24 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 33 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 53 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
MarriageLucy Evelyn StagnerView this family
July 28, 1903 (Age 58 years)
Death January 2, 1904 (Age 59 years)

Last change January 21, 201604:34:54

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Lucy Evelyn Stagner - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 28, 1903Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Ira Louis Ellis + Lucy Evelyn Stagner - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: April 12, 1906Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 months
step-daughter
Reva E Ellis
Birth: February 7, 1907 37 28Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 9, 1996Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
4 years
step-daughter
Geneva Ianthia Ellis
Birth: May 8, 1911 42 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 12, 1982Pulaski, Kentucky, United States
5 years
step-daughter
Verna Aline Ellis
Birth: May 14, 1916 47 37Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 8, 1996Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
2 years
step-son
3 years
step-son
William H Ellis
Birth: November 2, 1921 52 42Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 19, 1963Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

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