The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth CraneAge: 60 years18071868

Elizabeth Crane
Given names
Married name
Elizabeth Freeland
Birth November 1, 1807
MarriageWilliam Ethelbert FreelandView this family

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 4 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
#1Fayette Ferdinand Freeland
January 17, 1829 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Virginia Elvira Freeland
November 30, 1830 (Age 23 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 24 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a daughter
#3Zaenett Priscilla Freeland
March 14, 1833 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4George Thomas Freeland
August 12, 1835 (Age 27 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 27 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#5Maria Rebecca Freeland
April 5, 1838 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Sallie Eliza Christiana Freeland
August 11, 1842 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Frances Diana Dare Freeland
November 9, 1844 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a daughter
#8Agnes Amelia Freeland
June 29, 1847 (Age 39 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 38 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 -
Death of a daughterAgnes Amelia Freeland
August 21, 1852 (Age 44 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 49 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Marriage of a childGeorge Thomas FreelandWilhelmina LylesView this family
December 6, 1860 (Age 53 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Wesley ShemwellSallie Eliza Christiana FreelandView this family
before 1864 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Dr. Joseph Freeland Shemwell
May 25, 1864 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge H DysonMary Elizabeth FreelandView this family
April 24, 1865 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 53 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Birth of a grandson
#2Wesley Shemwell
February 27, 1866 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 59 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 59 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a grandson
#3William S Shemwell
1868 (Age 60 years)
Death June 15, 1868 (Age 60 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Family with William Ethelbert Freeland - View this family
22 months
2 years
Zaenett Priscilla Freeland
Birth: March 14, 1833 29 25Maryland, United States
Death: October 23, 1903Calvert, Maryland, United States
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4 years
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