The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth EdwardsAge: 63 years17211784

Name
Elizabeth Edwards
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Edwards
Married name
Elizabeth Locke
Birth about 1721
MarriageMeverell LockeView this family
about 1738 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 33 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 husbandMeverell Locke
May 5, 1764 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 54 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 54 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
Death October 23, 1784 (Age 63 years)