The Shemwell Family

Philip Briscoe

Name
Philip Briscoe
Given names
Philip
Surname
Briscoe
Birth
Military
Rev. War St. Mary's Co. Militia

Note: Maryland Militia in the Rev. war p. 210 appdx. B muster rolls and other lists
Death of a paternal grandfatherDr. Col. Philip Briscoe
January 29, 1724
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusannah Swann
April 25, 1724
Death of a fatherCapt. John Briscoe
January 12, 1734
Birth of a son
#1Dr. John Hansen Briscoe
1752
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas Bond Briscoe
1786
Death of a sonDr. John Hansen Briscoe
September 7, 1796
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Death of a grandsonThomas Bond Briscoe
March 26, 1826
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
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