The Shemwell Family

Zaenett FreelandAge: 74 years18051880

Zaenett Freeland
Given names
Married name
Zaenett Russell
Birth October 22, 1805 44 33
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 6 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 fatherRobert Freeland
August 27, 1823 (Age 17 years)
MarriageWilliam Henry RussellView this family
March 11, 1824 (Age 18 years)
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 26 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 29 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 motherPriscilla Gover Sewall
February 25, 1843 (Age 37 years)
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 40 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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 51 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 55 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 61 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 61 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 63 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a husbandWilliam Henry Russell
October 13, 1873 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 72 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death September 29, 1880 (Age 74 years)
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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
elder brother
2 years
Zaenett Freeland
Birth: October 22, 1805 44 33Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 29, 1880Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Family with William Henry Russell - View this family
William Henry Russell
Birth: October 9, 1802 40 36Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 13, 1873Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Zaenett Freeland
Birth: October 22, 1805 44 33Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 29, 1880Fayette, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: March 11, 1824Calvert, Maryland, United States

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