The Shemwell Family

Whitmel H CooperAge: 45 years18001845

Whitmel H Cooper
Given names
Whitmel H
Birth 1800 27 22

Birth of a sisterSarah Alston Cooper
February 15, 1802 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 3 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a brotherBennett Cooper
1805 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a sisterMary “Polly” Cooper
1809 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a sisterJane Elenor Cooper
1809 (Age 9 years)

Birth of a brotherEdmund Blount Cooper
about 1812 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a brotherJesse Christmas Cooper
December 25, 1813 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 12 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 brotherJohn William Cooper
1818 (Age 18 years)

Death of a brotherBennett Cooper
1830 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 32 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 35 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 -
Death of a sisterSarah Alston Cooper
June 9, 1837 (Age 37 years)
Death of a motherJinnett Phillaw
before 1839 (Age 39 years)
Marriage of a parentEdmund Blount CooperElizabeth FreemanView this family
September 5, 1839 (Age 39 years)

Death of a sisterJane Elenor Cooper
1843 (Age 43 years)

Death of a sisterMary “Polly” Cooper
1845 (on the date of death)

Death of a fatherEdmund Blount Cooper
1845 (on the date of death)
Death 1845 (Age 45 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: July 27, 1799Bertie, North Carolina, United States
17 months
2 years
younger sister
Sarah Alston Cooper
Birth: February 15, 1802 29 24Bertie, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 9, 1837Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
4 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
1 year
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Jesse Christmas Cooper
Birth: December 25, 1813 40 35North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 1867Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
5 years
younger brother
Father’s family with Elizabeth Freeman - View this family
Marriage: September 5, 1839Henry, Tennessee, United States

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