The Shemwell Family

Ann Louisa NixdorffAge: 75 years18271902

Ann Louisa Nixdorff
Given names
Ann Louisa
Married name
Ann Louisa Dowell
Birth August 12, 1827 33
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 4 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 8 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 -
Tobias & Samuel Nixdorff to William Shamwell Deed
April 9, 1845 (Age 17 years)
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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 18 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 -
MarriageHenry DowellView this family
December 11, 1852 (Age 25 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 29 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a fatherTobias Nixdorff
September 9, 1862 (Age 35 years)
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 33 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 39 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 39 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 41 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a husbandHenry Dowell
September 8, 1881 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 70 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death December 29, 1902 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mount Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Tobias Nixdorff
Birth: November 18, 1793 48Frederick, Maryland, United States
Death: September 9, 1862Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Ann Louisa Nixdorff
Birth: August 12, 1827 33Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: December 29, 1902Calvert, Maryland, United States
Family with Henry Dowell - View this family
Henry Dowell
Birth: October 7, 1827 57 35Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: September 8, 1881Calvert, Maryland, United States
Ann Louisa Nixdorff
Birth: August 12, 1827 33Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: December 29, 1902Calvert, Maryland, United States
Marriage: December 11, 1852Calvert, Maryland, United States

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