The Shemwell Family

Emily RossAge: 57 years18231880

Emily Ross
Given names
Married name
Emily Freeman
Birth 1823

MarriageWilliam Calvin FreemanView this family

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 9 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 12 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 -
Birth of a son
#1John Wesley Freeman
May 27, 1844 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 23 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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 34 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 38 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 -
Marriage of a childJohn Wesley FreemanAmanda J “Mandy” ShemwellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 18, 1866 (Age 43 years)
Address: George Feezor's Home
Birth of a grandson
#1James William Freeman
December 2, 1867 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 44 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 44 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Sarah Ann “Anna” Freeman
February 1869 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 46 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#3Milas Erasmus “Miley” Freeman
February 22, 1872 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary S C “Ettie” Freeman
March 10, 1874 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Edna Glendora Freeman
January 2, 1876 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Minnie Lee Freeman
April 1878 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 55 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#7John Chesley Freeman
December 20, 1880 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Calvin Freeman
after 1880 (on the date of death)

Death after 1880 (Age 57 years)

Family with William Calvin Freeman - View this family

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