The Shemwell Family

Rebecca NashAge: 81 years17791860

Rebecca Nash
Given names
Married name
Rebecca Singleton
Birth about 1779
MarriageJohn SingletonView this family

Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

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 14 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a daughter
#1Rebecca Vines Singleton
March 30, 1803 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 24 years)

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 33 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 -
Marriage of a childIsaac Holmes WallerRebecca Vines SingletonView this family
June 25, 1828 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary Jane Waller
January 16, 1829 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 53 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a grandson
#2William M Waller
about 1833 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Nancy Elizabeth Waller
about 1834 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 56 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 grandson
#4James M Waller
about 1836 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5John William Waller
estimated 1839 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Matilda J Waller
estimated 1840 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Ann Eliza Waller
January 1842 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Simeon R Waller
estimated 1844 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Virginia W Waller
estimated 1846 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 67 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 granddaughter
#10Martha H Waller
October 1850 (Age 71 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Singleton
estimated 1850 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 78 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death about 1860 (Age 81 years)
Family with John Singleton - View this family
John Singleton
Birth: estimated 1780Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: estimated 1850Meigs, Tennessee, United States
Rebecca Nash
Birth: about 1779Brunswick, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1860Meigs, Tennessee, United States

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