The Shemwell Family

Mary “Polly” CaruthersAge: 56 years17941850

Mary “Polly” Caruthers
Given names
Married name
Mary Patton
Birth 1794 32 36
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 9 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
MarriageGeorge PattonView this family
before 1810 (Age 16 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert Caruthers
1811 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 18 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Margaret Adelaide Patton
about 1820 (Age 26 years)
Death of a husbandGeorge Patton
about 1826 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherRobert Caruthers
October 4, 1828 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 38 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 41 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 childEdmund Blount CooperMargaret Adelaide PattonView this family
before 1838 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary Jeanette Cooper
about 1838 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Susan Uzeed Cooper
1840 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Patillo
1842 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Marian Lucille Cooper
1844 (Age 50 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4Patillo Blount Cooper
1846 (Age 52 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 52 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 grandson
#5George T Cooper
1849 (Age 55 years)

Death 1850 (Age 56 years)
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Robert Caruthers
Birth: about 1762 47 47Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 4, 1828Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Elizabeth Patillo
Birth: about 1758Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1842Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: about 1785Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
10 years
Mary “Polly” Caruthers
Birth: 1794 32 36Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1850Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Family with George Patton - View this family
George Patton
Birth: 1778 34 32Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1826Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Mary “Polly” Caruthers
Birth: 1794 32 36Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1850Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: before 1810
11 years

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