The Shemwell Family

Moses C WilliamsAge: 49 years18201870

Name
Moses C Williams
Given names
Moses C
Surname
Williams
Birth February 29, 1820
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 11 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 15 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
MarriageLouisa J BrownView this family
calculated 1843 (Age 22 years)

Birth of a son
#1William C Williams
calculated 1843 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2Richard H Williams
calculated 1847 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 25 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
Birth of a son
#3James H Williams
calculated 1848 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4West H Williams
calculated 1850 (Age 29 years)
Census September 15, 1850 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5Marcellus Clay Williams
April 24, 1853 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#6Francis M Williams
calculated 1855 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#7John C Williams
calculated 1857 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 36 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census June 19, 1860 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 41 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
Birth of a son
#8C M Williams
calculated 1866 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 46 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 46 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a daughter
#9Carrie J Williams
September 1868 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 48 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death January 19, 1870 (Age 49 years)
Family with parents - View this family
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Marriage:
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Family with Louisa J Brown - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: calculated 1843
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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Moses C Williams - Household

Pontotoc, MS

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
M C Williamshead29MWGin WrightAL
Louisa Williamswife21FWAL
William Williamsson6MWMS
Richard Williamsson3MWMS
James Williamsson1MWMS

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Moses C Williams - Household

Tallahatchie, MS

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Moses C Williamshead40MWGinwright?AL
Louisa J Williamswife33FWAL
William C Williamsson17MWLaborerMS
Richard H Williamsson13MWMS
James H Williamsson12MWMS
West H Williamsson10MWMS
Marcellus C Williamsson7MWMS
Francis M Williamsdaughter5FWMS
John C Williamsson3MWMS

Hudson Williams next door -b