The Shemwell Family

James McGehee JrAge: 71 years17251796

Name
James McGehee Jr
Given names
James
Surname
McGehee
Name suffix
Jr
Birth about 1725 27 25
Birth of a brotherBenjamin McGehee Sr
about 1725
Birth of a brotherCarr McGehee Sr
about 1726 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a brotherThomas McGehee Sr
about 1728 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherNathaniel McGehee Sr
about 1729 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam McGehee
about 1730 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterLydia McGehee
about 1731 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph McGehee
about 1735 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry McGehee Sr
about 1738 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherMichael McGehee
1741 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherJosiah McGehee
about 1742 (Age 17 years)
Death of a brotherMichael McGehee
1742 (Age 17 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Mackgehee
December 9, 1748 (Age 23 years)
MarriageAnn ChilesView this family
about 1755 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#1William McGehee
March 31, 1756 (Age 31 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Agnes Carr
December 13, 1759 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 29 years)

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Death of a fatherJames Mackgehee
before October 1774 (Age 49 years)

Death of a motherRebecca Prewitt
after November 23, 1774 (Age 49 years)
Note: Referring to the James McGehee Estate Sale held on November 23, 1774.... it is noted that a Mrs McGehee purchased some items. It is assumed that this was Rebecca McGehee (nee Prewitt); so, she would have died after this date. More work is needed to find her actual death date.
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 50 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Military
James McGehee Jr Revolutionary War Pay Voucher October 25, 1780
October 25, 1780 (Age 55 years)
Military
James McGehee Jr Revolutionary War Pay Voucher December 22, 1781
December 22, 1781 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherCarr McGehee Sr
October 7, 1782 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 50 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Birth of a grandson
#1John McGehee
about 1785 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam McGeheeDorina SheltonView this family
December 21, 1785 (Age 60 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam McGehee
after 1786 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Samuel Hezekiah McGehee
November 10, 1790 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph McGehee
about 1793 (Age 68 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 68 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Death about 1796 (Age 71 years)
Additional Info
More data needed. Tree based on https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L5GQ-ZFD
January 30, 2020

by: Bruce Troutman
Last change March 9, 202017:31:12

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 9, 1721Hanover, Virginia, United States
15 months
elder brother
Holden McGehee
Birth: about 1722 24 22Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: April 2, 1816Hanover, Virginia, United States
2 years
elder brother
John McGehee
Birth: about 1723 25 23Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
3 years
himself
James McGehee Jr
Birth: about 1725 27 25St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1796Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
1 year
twin brother
2 years
younger brother
Carr McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1726 28 26Caroline, Virginia, United States
Death: October 7, 1782Hanover, Virginia, United States
3 years
younger brother
Thomas McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1728 30 28Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
William McGehee
Birth: about 1730 32 30Hanover, North Carolina, United States
Death: after 1786Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Lydia McGehee
Birth: about 1731 33 31Virginia, United States
Death: June 22, 1821Virginia, United States
5 years
younger brother
Joseph McGehee
Birth: about 1735 37 35Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1793North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Michael McGehee
Birth: 1741 43 41Virginia, United States
Death: 1742Virginia, United States
2 years
younger brother
Josiah McGehee
Birth: about 1742 44 42Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
Family with Ann Chiles - View this family
himself
James McGehee Jr
Birth: about 1725 27 25St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1796Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
wife
Marriage: about 1755New Kent, Virginia, United States
15 months
son
William McGehee
Birth: March 31, 1756 31 27St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United States
Death: May 1836Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States

James McGehee Jr has 20 first cousins recorded