The Shemwell Family

Richard Snowden DareAge: 62 years18051868

Richard Snowden Dare
Given names
Richard Snowden
Birth November 16, 1805
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 6 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 -
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 26 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 29 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 -
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 40 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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 51 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
MarriageCaroline Henrietta “Carrie” ShemwellView this family
December 17, 1861 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Snowden Ann Dare
September 13, 1862 (Age 56 years)
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 55 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 61 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 61 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death July 6, 1868 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare
September 1868 (57 days after death)
Birth of a daughter
#3Priscilla A Dare
July 1870 (23 months after death)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Dare Family Cemetery
Last change February 18, 202121:14:39

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Caroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: December 17, 1861St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
9 months
Elizabeth Snowden Ann Dare
Birth: September 13, 1862 56 25Dares Landing, Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 23, 1946Baltimore, Maryland, United States
6 years
Caroline Virginia “Carrie” Dare
Birth: September 1868 62 31Maryland, United States
Death: January 20, 1936Guilford, Howard, Maryland, United States
23 months
Priscilla A Dare
Birth: July 1870 64 33Maryland, United States
Death: March 14, 1955

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