The Shemwell Family

David CoxAge: 82 years17661848

Name
David Cox
Given names
David
Surname
Cox
Birth 1766
Fact
David Cox Family Bible

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 9 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 9 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
MarriageMartha ColeView this family
1788 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#1Israel Cox
1790 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2William Cox
1792 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3Benjamin Cox
1794 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#4Mark Cox
1797 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 27 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 daughter
#5Susannah W “Susie” Cox
December 25, 1799 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#6Dr. Charles C Cox
1802 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 37 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
#7Mary Cox
1804 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 46 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
Marriage of a childHenry ShemwellSusannah W “Susie” CoxView this family
January 5, 1818 (Age 52 years)
Note: Best Man Mark Cox, Milo A. Giles-wit.
Birth of a grandson
#1Isaac Shemwell
July 27, 1818 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2David Alexander Shemwell
February 14, 1820 (Age 54 years)
Death of a wifeMartha Cole
1821 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Lovelace Wellington Shemwell
September 11, 1822 (Age 56 years)
MarriageMagdaline WaggonerView this family
1824 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4Pinkney H Shemwell
March 28, 1825 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Henry Cox Shemwell
December 11, 1828 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sonDr. Charles C Cox
1828 (Age 62 years)

Death of a daughterMary Cox
1829 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Nancy Shemwell
July 8, 1831 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 66 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
#7Polly Shemwell
after 1832 (Age 66 years)

Birth of a grandson
#8James Shemwell
after 1833 (Age 67 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 69 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 sonBenjamin Cox
1838 (Age 72 years)

Birth of a grandson
#9Milous R “Miles” Shemwell
1839 (Age 73 years)
Death of a daughterSusannah W “Susie” Cox
August 3, 1839 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 80 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 sonWilliam Cox
1848 (on the date of death)

Death 1848 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cox Cemetery
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Marriage: 1788Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
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William Cox
Birth: 1792 26 28Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1848
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Family with Magdaline Waggoner - View this family
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Marriage: 1824
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