The Shemwell Family

Rebecca Vines SingletonAge: 73 years18031876

Rebecca Vines Singleton
Given names
Rebecca Vines
Married name
Rebecca Vines Waller
Birth March 30, 1803 23 24
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 8 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 -
MarriageIsaac Holmes WallerView this family
June 25, 1828 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Jane Waller
January 16, 1829 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 28 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a son
#2William M Waller
about 1833 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nancy Elizabeth Waller
about 1834 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 32 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 son
#4James M Waller
about 1836 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5John William Waller
estimated 1839 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Matilda J Waller
estimated 1840 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Ann Eliza Waller
January 1842 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#8Simeon R Waller
estimated 1844 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Virginia W Waller
estimated 1846 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 42 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#10Martha H Waller
October 1850 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childJoshua Crude HincheyMary Jane WallerView this family
about 1850 (Age 46 years)

Death of a fatherJohn Singleton
estimated 1850 (Age 46 years)
Census December 27, 1850 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childDavid M StokesNancy Elizabeth WallerView this family
November 22, 1853 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Joshua Hinchey
June 24, 1855 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Jane “Sis” Hinchey
May 20, 1857 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Andrew M Stokes
about 1858 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 53 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a granddaughter
#4James W Stokes
about 1859 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Isaac Marion “Pute” Hinchey
December 31, 1859 (Age 56 years)
Death of a half-brotherGriffin Crook
about 1860 (Age 56 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Nash
about 1860 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sonWilliam M Waller
March 14, 1861 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6William Frank Hinchey
April 2, 1861 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Francis Ann “Fannie” Hinchey
February 20, 1863 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 58 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 -
Marriage of a childJohn Peace LangfordAnn Eliza WallerView this family
May 15, 1866 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Sarah Catherine “Kate” Hinchey
October 26, 1867 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 63 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 63 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Lucy Hinchey
estimated 1868 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 65 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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Pauline Caroline Hinchey
July 1870 (Age 67 years)
Death of a husbandIsaac Holmes Waller
May 11, 1876 (Age 73 years)
Death July 10, 1876 (Age 73 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Old Lewisburg Bay Cemetery
Last change October 11, 202015:30:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
John Singleton
Birth: estimated 1780Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: estimated 1850Meigs, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 8, 1801Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
18 months
Mother’s family with John Crook - View this family
John Crook
Birth: July 1772Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1806Mecklenberg, Virginia, United States
Marriage: May 24, 1790Brunswick, Virginia, United States
5 years
Griffin Crook
Birth: about 1794 21 15Virginia, United States
Death: about 1860Pickens, Georgia, United States
Family with Isaac Holmes Waller - View this family
Marriage: June 25, 1828Brunswick, Virginia, United States
7 months
5 years
William M Waller
Birth: about 1833 42 29Tennessee, United States
Death: March 14, 1861Pope, Arkansas, United States
2 years
3 years
4 years
John William Waller
Birth: estimated 1839 48 35Henry, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1880Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States
2 years
2 years
Ann Eliza Waller
Birth: January 1842 51 38Tennessee, United States
Death: April 5, 1925Pope, Arkansas, United States
3 years
Simeon R Waller
Birth: estimated 1844 53 40Tennessee, United States
Death: Lewisburg, Conway, Arkansas, United States
3 years
5 years
Martha H Waller
Birth: October 1850 59 47Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1920Liberty Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States

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