The Shemwell Family

Dr. Luke Phillip Sr BarberAge: 80 years17771858

Dr. Luke Phillip Sr Barber
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Given names
Luke Phillip
Sr Barber
Birth August 3, 1777
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 -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 15 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
MarriageJane Bruce YatesView this family
February 20, 1803 (Age 25 years)
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The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 25 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Barber
August 30, 1813 (Age 36 years)
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 34 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 wifeJane Bruce Yates
January 4, 1832 (Age 54 years)
Burial of a wifeJane Bruce Yates
1832 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Luckland Cemetery
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 54 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 58 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 -
Marriage of a childDr. Joseph Shemwell Jr.Mary BarberView this family
April 26, 1847 (Age 69 years)

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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 68 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Jane Barber Yates “Jennie” Shemwell
December 6, 1851 (Age 74 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 79 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death May 11, 1858 (Age 80 years)
Burial 1858 (Age 80 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Luckland Cemetery
Family with Jane Bruce Yates - View this family
Dr. Luke Phillip Sr Barber
Birth: August 3, 1777St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: May 11, 1858St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Jane Bruce Yates
Birth: January 6, 1782Maryland, United States
Death: January 4, 1832St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Marriage: February 20, 1803Prince George, Maryland, United States
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