The Shemwell Family

James Sothoron Briscoe1725

Name
James Sothoron Briscoe
Given names
James Sothoron
Surname
Briscoe
Birth about 1725 32
Birth of a sisterMary Briscoe
about 1725
Birth of a brotherJohn H Briscoe
1741 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherNathan Briscoe
before 1750 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherCapt. James Briscoe
1752 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 29 years)

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
Death of a sisterMary Briscoe
after 1774 (Age 49 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 50 years)

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 (Age 50 years)

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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 68 years)
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 (Age 78 years)

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
Death of a brotherNathan Briscoe
1808 (Age 83 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 87 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Death of a brotherJohn H Briscoe
May 29, 1822 (Age 97 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 107 years)
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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