The Shemwell Family

Adam StackAge: 70 years17901860

Adam Stack
Given names
Birth about 1790
MarriageBarbara Elizabeth MurffView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 3 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 13 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 22 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 -
Birth of a son
#1J F Stack
June 1816 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jacob Marion Stack
April 26, 1824 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a son
#3Uriah Samuel Stack
January 2, 1826 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Martha A Catherine Stack
July 1829 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 42 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a son
#5David W Stack
December 14, 1833 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#6George Washington Stack
June 6, 1835 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 45 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
#7William H H Stack
about 1838 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Ellenda Elizabeth Stack
about 1840 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 56 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 -
Will June 27, 1849 (Age 59 years)
Note: The last will and testament of Adam Stack, I do hereby will and bequeath to my four sons to wit Jaco…
Census September 25, 1850 (Age 60 years)
Note: Occupation: Farmer
Marriage of a childJacob Marion StackLucretia BasfordView this family
December 10, 1854 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Leonard Lynch Stack
about 1858 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Marinda Arbelle “Lou” Stack
August 13, 1859 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 67 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death about 1860 (Age 70 years)
Last change January 27, 202306:21:58

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Barbara Elizabeth Murff - View this family
J F Stack
Birth: June 1816 26 21Tennessee, United States
Death: after 1900
8 years
20 months
Uriah Samuel Stack
Birth: January 2, 1826 36 31Tennessee, United States
Death: October 22, 1901Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
4 years
David W Stack
Birth: December 14, 1833 43 38Tennessee, United States
Death: January 22, 1916Ashland City, Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
18 months
George Washington Stack
Birth: June 6, 1835 45 40Tennessee, United States
Death: July 19, 1917Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
3 years

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