The Shemwell Family

Gen. William Washington RussellAge: 58 years17351793

Name
Gen. William Washington Russell
Name prefix
Gen.
Given names
William Washington
Surname
Russell
Birth 1735
MarriageTabitha AdamsView this family
1755 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Gen. Robert Spotswood Russell
March 28, 1762 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 19 years)

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 40 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Death of a wifeTabitha Adams
December 1776 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 40 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Marriage of a childGen. Robert Spotswood RussellDeborah Montgomery AllenView this family
May 29, 1787 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 58 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Death January 14, 1793 (Age 58 years)
Family with Tabitha Adams - View this family
himself
wife
Tabitha Adams
Birth: January 8, 1738 25 24Coventry, Somerset, Maryland, United States
Death: December 1776Tazewell, Virginia, United States
Marriage: 1755Culpeper, Virginia, United States
7 years
son
Gen. Robert Spotswood Russell
Birth: March 28, 1762 27 24Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Death: January 16, 1842Callaway, Missouri, United States

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