The Shemwell Family

John T DobynsAge: 25 years18291855

John T Dobyns
Given names
John T
Birth September 21, 1829

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 2 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 6 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 16 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 -
MarriageNancy Benevolence ChristianView this family
December 19, 1854 (Age 25 years)
Death March 4, 1855 (Age 25 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery
Last change July 29, 201911:08:30

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Nancy Benevolence Christian - View this family
Marriage: December 19, 1854Johnson, Missouri, United States
John Dustin Bicknell + Nancy Benevolence Christian - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: May 12, 1872Pettis, Missouri, United States
7 months
Mary Ellen Bicknell
Birth: December 3, 1872 34 37Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: July 17, 1955Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
14 months
Edna Jane Bicknell
Birth: February 5, 1874 35 39Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: December 8, 1949Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
John D Bicknell
Birth: 1876 37 41Los Angeles, California, United States
Death: 1900Los Angeles, California, United States

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