The Shemwell Family

William H Horn1792

Name
William H Horn
Given names
William H
Surname
Horn
Birth 1792 29
Birth of a sisterMary Horn
1796 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterEda Horn
about 1796 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 12 months)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a brotherThomas Horn
November 26, 1801 (Age 9 years)
Marriage of a parentNathan HornSarah “Sally” HarrisView this family
about 1802 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 11 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 half-brotherJoel Horn
1805 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a half-sisterPiety E Horn
1806 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-sisterElizabeth Horn
1809 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHarris Horn
1809 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRichard Horn
1809 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-sisterPriscilla Horn
March 1, 1812 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 20 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 half-brotherJackson Horn
1817 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sisterMary Horn
before 1818 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHenry Horn
about 1822 (Age 30 years)
Marriage of a parentNathan HornElizabeth CleavesView this family
March 11, 1822 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJames Horn
about 1823 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a half-sisterNancy Horn
about 1825 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 40 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
Death of a fatherNathan Horn
1834 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 43 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
Death of a sisterHansel G Horn
about 1837 (Age 45 years)

Death of a brotherWiley Horn
1847 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 54 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 brotherReddick Horn
1858 (Age 66 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 65 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a sisterCelia Horn
May 10, 1865 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 69 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 75 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 75 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 77 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
Death of a half-sisterPriscilla Horn
May 6, 1877 (Age 85 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 86 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a sisterEda Horn
September 27, 1879 (Age 87 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Horn
September 27, 1879 (Age 87 years)
Death of a half-sisterPiety E Horn
after June 18, 1880 (Age 88 years)
Death of a half-brotherJackson Horn
November 30, 1891 (Age 99 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 106 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1782Nash, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
Reddick Horn
Birth: 1783 20Nash, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1858Pawnee, Nebraska, United States
3 years
elder brother
Wiley Horn
Birth: September 24, 1785 23Nash, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1847Johnson, Missouri, United States
15 months
elder sister
Hansel G Horn
Birth: about 1786 23Nash, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1837
2 years
elder sister
Celia Horn
Birth: January 26, 1788 25Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 10, 1865Simpson, Kentucky, United States
5 years
himself
5 years
younger sister
Mary Horn
Birth: 1796 33Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1818Dubois, Washington, Illinois, United States
1 year
younger sister
Eda Horn
Birth: about 1796 33Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 27, 1879Kentucky, United States
6 years
younger brother
Thomas Horn
Birth: November 26, 1801 39Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 27, 1879Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Sarah “Sally” Harris - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1802Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
4 years
half-brother
Joel Horn
Birth: 1805 42Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
Death: Nebraska, United States
2 years
half-sister
4 years
half-sister
1 year
half-brother
1 year
half-brother
3 years
half-sister
Priscilla Horn
Birth: March 1, 1812 49Simpson, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 6, 1877Simpson, Kentucky, United States
6 years
half-brother
Jackson Horn
Birth: 1817 54Simpson, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 30, 1891Simpson, Kentucky, United States
Father’s family with Elizabeth Cleaves - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 11, 1822Logan, Kentucky, United States
10 months
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
3 years
half-sister

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