The Shemwell Family

Sarah Downer Redford1767

Name
Sarah Downer Redford
Given names
Sarah Downer
Surname
Redford
Married name
Sarah Downer Crouch
Birth December 8, 1767

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 7 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 7 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
MarriageWilliam CrouchView this family
before 1791 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1Edward Crouch
January 23, 1791 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#2John Crouch
April 28, 1793 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3George W Crouch
March 30, 1796 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Nancy C Crouch
August 1, 1798 (Age 30 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 25 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a son
#5Richard H Crouch
November 24, 1801 (Age 33 years)

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 35 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Birth of a daughter
#6Susannah E Crouch
February 17, 1805 (Age 37 years)

Birth of a son
#7William Crouch
1808 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a son
#8Milner Francis Crouch
March 10, 1811 (Age 43 years)

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 44 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Birth of a grandson
#1James Edward Crouch
about 1817 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childEdward CrouchMartha Wales SmithView this family
January 16, 1817 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Anthony Crouch
estimated 1818 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Martha E Crouch
July 7, 1824 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sara E Crouch
estimated 1826 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Lt. John Hardin Crouch
estimated 1828 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Lucy Crouch
estimated 1830 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Anne Crouch
1832 (Age 64 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Crouch
before October 15, 1832 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 64 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 granddaughter
#8Melvina Crouch
1834 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 67 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
Marriage of a childWilliam CrouchAnn W DavisView this family
August 4, 1836 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Mary R Crouch
1837 (Age 69 years)
Marriage of a childRichard H CrouchNancy AbernathyView this family
November 30, 1837 (Age 69 years)
Marriage of a childEdward CrouchRachel MillerView this family
before 1842 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10George Crouch
1842 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 78 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 sonEdward Crouch
June 4, 1854 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 89 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 93 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 99 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 99 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 101 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
Deathunknown

Family with William Crouch - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: before 1791Virginia, United States
1 month
son
2 years
son
John Crouch
Birth: April 28, 1793 30 25Goochland, Virginia, United States
Death:
3 years
son
George W Crouch
Birth: March 30, 1796 33 28Goochland, Virginia, United States
Death:
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
son

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