The Shemwell Family

Lt. John Hardin CrouchAge: 53 years18281881

Name
Lt. John Hardin Crouch
Name prefix
Lt.
Given names
John Hardin
Surname
Crouch
Birth estimated 1828 36 26
Birth of a sisterLucy Crouch
estimated 1830 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAnne Crouch
1832 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Crouch
before October 15, 1832 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 4 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a sisterMelvina Crouch
1834 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 7 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a sisterMary R Crouch
1837 (Age 9 years)
Death of a motherMartha Wales Smith
September 9, 1839 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a parentEdward CrouchRachel MillerView this family
before 1842 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-brotherGeorge Crouch
1842 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 18 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a fatherEdward Crouch
June 4, 1854 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 29 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 33 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 39 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 39 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 41 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death 1881 (Age 53 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 16, 1817Goochland, Virginia, United States
11 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
7 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
Lt. John Hardin Crouch
Birth: estimated 1828 36 26Limestone, Alabama, United States
Death: 1881Tipton, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Lucy Crouch
Birth: estimated 1830 38 28Limestone, Alabama, United States
Death:
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Rachel Miller - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: before 1842Tipton, Tennessee, United States
1 year
half-brother

Lt. John Hardin Crouch has 0 first cousins recorded

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