The Shemwell Family

Benjamin CoxAge: 44 years17941838

Benjamin Cox
Given names
Birth 1794 28 30
Birth of a brotherMark Cox
1797 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a sisterSusannah W “Susie” Cox
December 25, 1799 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherDr. Charles C Cox
1802 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 9 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a sisterMary Cox
1804 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 18 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 -
Death of a motherMartha Cole
1821 (Age 27 years)
Marriage of a parentDavid CoxMagdaline WaggonerView this family
1824 (Age 30 years)

Death of a brotherDr. Charles C Cox
1828 (Age 34 years)

Death of a sisterMary Cox
1829 (Age 35 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 38 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 41 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 -
Death 1838 (Age 44 years)

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Marriage: 1788Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder brother
Israel Cox
Birth: 1790 24 26Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
elder brother
William Cox
Birth: 1792 26 28Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1848
3 years
Benjamin Cox
Birth: 1794 28 30Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1838
4 years
younger brother
Mark Cox
Birth: 1797 31 33Rowan, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Dr. Charles C Cox
Birth: 1802 36 38Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1828
3 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Magdaline Waggoner - View this family
Marriage: 1824

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