The Shemwell Family

William BurrageAge: 55 years17771832

William Burrage
Given names
Birth March 24, 1777 45
Birth of a sisterHannah Burrage
1779 (Age 21 months)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Birth of a brotherJames Monroe Burrage
March 18, 1784 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterCatherine Burrage
March 4, 1788 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherEdward Burrage
about 1790 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherEdward Burrage Jr
May 1798 (Age 21 years)
Death of a motherRebeckah Hannah Shemwell
May 1798 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 15 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
MarriageHulda ParksView this family
September 26, 1803 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 25 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a son
#1George P Burrage
October 1, 1807 (Age 30 years)
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 34 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
#2James Burrage
1818 (Age 40 years)

Census August 7, 1820 (Age 43 years)
Census June 1, 1830 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 54 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Death December 26, 1832 (Age 55 years)

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Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1770Maryland, United States
7 years
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
James Monroe Burrage
Birth: March 18, 1784 52Charles, Maryland, United States
Death: April 28, 1857Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Hulda Parks - View this family
Hulda Parks
Birth: May 12, 1780Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 31, 1852Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: September 26, 1803Rowan, North Carolina, United States
4 years
11 years

William Burrage has 12 first cousins recorded