The Shemwell Family

William DeyAge: 47 years18091857

William Dey
Given names
Birth December 22, 1809 29 19
MarriageMargaret Catherine WaltersView this family

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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 2 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherLewis Dey
October 25, 1816 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Bates Dey
July 12, 1828 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 22 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 25 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 36 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 -
Birth of a son
#1William Tiberius Dey
September 17, 1851 (Age 41 years)

Death of a motherSusan Spratley
February 22, 1853 (Age 43 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 47 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death January 6, 1857 (Age 47 years)
Last change December 27, 201511:29:24

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
William Bates Dey
Birth: April 11, 1780 22 22Shrewsbury, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
Death: July 12, 1828Norfolk, Virginia, United States
William Dey
Birth: December 22, 1809 29 19Virginia, United States
Death: January 6, 1857Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Family with Margaret Catherine Walters - View this family
William Dey
Birth: December 22, 1809 29 19Virginia, United States
Death: January 6, 1857Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Margaret Catherine Walters
Birth: June 19, 1816Virginia, United States
Death: June 4, 1890Norfolk, Virginia, United States

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