The Shemwell Family

Martha ColeAge: 57 years17641821

Name
Martha Cole
Given names
Martha
Surname
Cole
Married name
Martha Cox
Birth 1764

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 11 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 11 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
MarriageDavid CoxView this family
1788 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1Israel Cox
1790 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2William Cox
1792 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#3Benjamin Cox
1794 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4Mark Cox
1797 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 29 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 35 years)
Birth of a son
#6Dr. Charles C Cox
1802 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 39 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 40 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 48 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 54 years)
Note: Best Man Mark Cox, Milo A. Giles-wit.
Birth of a grandson
#1Isaac Shemwell
July 27, 1818 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2David Alexander Shemwell
February 14, 1820 (Age 56 years)
Death 1821 (Age 57 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Cox Cemetery
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Family with David Cox - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: 1788Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
son
3 years
son
William Cox
Birth: 1792 26 28Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1848
3 years
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4 years
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
David Cox + Magdaline Waggoner - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: 1824

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