The Shemwell Family

Sarah Freeland1750

Sarah Freeland
Given names
Married name
Sarah Sewall
Birth 1750 75
MarriageJames SewallView this family

Death of a fatherRobert Freeland
1756 (Age 6 years)
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The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 4 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Priscilla Gover Sewall
February 4, 1772 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 25 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 -
Death of a half-brotherJacob Freeland
1782 (Age 32 years)

Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 25 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 43 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Marriage of a childRobert FreelandPriscilla Gover SewallView this family
about 1802 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Ethelbert Freeland
July 28, 1803 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 53 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Zaenett Freeland
October 22, 1805 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 62 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 -
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 82 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 85 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 daughterPriscilla Gover Sewall
February 25, 1843 (Age 93 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 96 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 107 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -

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Father’s family with Martha Day - View this family
Marriage: about 1715Calvert, Maryland, United States
17 years
Family with James Sewall - View this family
Priscilla Gover Sewall
Birth: February 4, 1772 26 22Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: February 25, 1843Callaway, Missouri, United States

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