The Shemwell Family

Nancy 1797

Given names
Married name
Nancy Beloate
Birth estimated 1797
MarriageGeorge BeloateView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 6 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 15 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Livina Beloate
estimated 1825 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Susan Beloate
estimated 1829 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#3Leroy Beloate
estimated 1832 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 35 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Beloate
estimated 1835 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 38 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
#5John Beloate
estimated 1837 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Lucy J Beloate
August 8, 1842 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Columbus Beloate
estimated 1843 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 49 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 -
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 60 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Marriage of a childPembroke Somerset “Pem” EllisLucy J BeloateView this family
October 6, 1864 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 64 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Dhalma Beloate Ellis
January 5, 1867 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 70 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 70 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 72 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Pemetta “Etta” Ellis
July 16, 1870 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3George Walter Ellis
estimated 1873 (Age 76 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Dodie Ellis
estimated 1876 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 81 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Lucy Irene Ellis
March 1, 1880 (Age 83 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Edward E Ellis
March 2, 1882 (Age 85 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Willie Ellis
January 12, 1885 (Age 88 years)
Death of a daughterLucy J Beloate
January 15, 1885 (Age 88 years)
Death of a grandsonWillie Ellis
July 8, 1885 (Age 88 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 101 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -

Family with George Beloate - View this family
Livina Beloate
Birth: estimated 1825 39 28Tennessee, United States
5 years
Susan Beloate
Birth: estimated 1829 43 32Tennessee, United States
4 years
Leroy Beloate
Birth: estimated 1832 46 35Tennessee, United States
4 years
Mary Beloate
Birth: estimated 1835 49 38Tennessee, United States
3 years
John Beloate
Birth: estimated 1837 51 40Tennessee, United States
6 years
17 months
Columbus Beloate
Birth: estimated 1843 57 46Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - George Beloate - Household

Dist. 8 Shelby, Tennessee, USA

Geo Beloate64MWFarmerVA
Nancy Beloate53FWNC
Livina Beloate25FWTN
Susan Beloate21FWTN
Leroy Beloate18MWTN
Mary Beloate15FWTN
John Beloate13MWTN
Lucy Beloate9FWTN
Columbus Beloate7FWTN