The Shemwell Family

Polly HollandAge: 70 years17931863

Name
Polly Holland
Given names
Polly
Surname
Holland
Married name
Polly Ellington
Birth about 1793 20 22
MarriagePleasant EllingtonView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherHezikiah Holland
November 29, 1794 (Age 22 months)
Marriage of parentsMichael HollandAgatha “Aggie” WardView this family
May 4, 1795 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Holland
January 24, 1797 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a brotherJohn Holland
February 4, 1799 (Age 6 years)

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 10 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 brotherJeremiah O “Jerry” Holland
June 4, 1804 (Age 11 years)
Note: or 1806 Virginia
Birth of a brotherMichael Holland
about 1809 (Age 16 years)

Death of a motherAgatha “Aggie” Ward
about 1810 (Age 17 years)

Marriage of a parentMichael HollandAnna Margaret ShemwellView this family
October 2, 1811 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 19 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Walker
June 8, 1821 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherMichael Holland
about 1825 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 39 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
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 42 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 brotherHezikiah Holland
January 1, 1843 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 53 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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 64 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 68 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Death about 1863 (Age 70 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 4, 1795Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
-2 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
Polly Holland
Birth: about 1793 20 22Virginia, United States
Death: about 1863Platte, Missouri, United States
23 months
younger brother
Hezikiah Holland
Birth: November 29, 1794 21 23Virginia, United States
Death: January 1, 1843Posey, Indiana, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
brother
younger brother
Father’s family with Anna Margaret Shemwell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 2, 1811Warren, Kentucky, United States
Family with Pleasant Ellington - View this family
husband
herself
Polly Holland
Birth: about 1793 20 22Virginia, United States
Death: about 1863Platte, Missouri, United States
Marriage:

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