The Shemwell Family

Young George HallAge: 81 years18061887

Young George Hall
Given names
Young George
Birth October 14, 1806 32 32
Birth of a sisterElizabeth “Betsy” Hall
April 19, 1809 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterSeley Hall
June 26, 1813 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterTempey Hall
November 4, 1815 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 5 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Death of a sisterMary Hall
October 18, 1817 (Age 11 years)
Death of a sisterSeley Hall
August 17, 1827 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 25 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 28 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 39 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 -
Death of a sisterSarah Hall
after 1850 (Age 43 years)
Death of a fatherMicajah Hall
March 1, 1855 (Age 48 years)
Death of a motherMary “Polly” Sellers
August 2, 1858 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 50 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 54 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 -
Death of a brotherMicajah Hall Jr.
June 23, 1867 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 60 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 60 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 62 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 -
Death of a brotherJohn Hall
December 8, 1878 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 71 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death November 7, 1887 (Age 81 years)
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: September 26, 1796Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
1 year
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
Micajah Hall Jr.
Birth: June 23, 1799 25 24Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 23, 1867Logan, Kentucky, United States
23 months
elder sister
Sarah Hall
Birth: June 8, 1801 27 26Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: after 1850Wright City, Warren, Missouri, United States
3 years
elder sister
Mary Hall
Birth: June 16, 1804 30 29Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 18, 1817Logan, Kentucky, United States
2 years
Young George Hall
Birth: October 14, 1806 32 32Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 7, 1887Danvers, McLean, Illinois, United States
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Seley Hall
Birth: June 26, 1813 39 38Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 17, 1827Todd, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Tempey Hall
Birth: November 4, 1815 41 41Logan, Kentucky, United States

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