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Priscilla Gover SewallAge: 71 years17721843

Priscilla Gover Sewall
Given names
Priscilla Gover
Married name
Priscilla Gover Freeland
Birth February 4, 1772 26 22
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 2 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 -
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 20 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
MarriageRobert FreelandView this family
about 1802 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Ethelbert Freeland
July 28, 1803 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 30 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a daughter
#2Zaenett Freeland
October 22, 1805 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 39 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 husbandRobert Freeland
August 27, 1823 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry RussellZaenett FreelandView this family
March 11, 1824 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Fayette Ferdinand Freeland
January 17, 1829 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Virginia Elvira Freeland
November 30, 1830 (Age 58 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 59 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Zaenett Priscilla Freeland
March 14, 1833 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4George Thomas Freeland
August 12, 1835 (Age 63 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 63 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 granddaughter
#5Maria Rebecca Freeland
April 5, 1838 (Age 66 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Sallie Eliza Christiana Freeland
August 11, 1842 (Age 70 years)
Death February 25, 1843 (Age 71 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Priscilla Gover Sewall
Birth: February 4, 1772 26 22Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: February 25, 1843Callaway, Missouri, United States
Family with Robert Freeland - View this family
Robert Freeland
Birth: March 7, 1761 30 20Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
Death: August 27, 1823Christ Church, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Priscilla Gover Sewall
Birth: February 4, 1772 26 22Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: February 25, 1843Callaway, Missouri, United States
Marriage: about 1802Calvert, Maryland, United States
19 months
2 years
Zaenett Freeland
Birth: October 22, 1805 44 33Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 29, 1880Fayette, Kentucky, United States

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