The Shemwell Family

Susan SpratleyAge: 62 years17901853

Susan Spratley
Given names
Married name
Susan Dey
Birth March 15, 1790

MarriageWilliam Bates DeyView this family

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 2 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 12 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a son
#1William Dey
December 22, 1809 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 21 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 husbandWilliam Bates Dey
July 12, 1828 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 41 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 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 55 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 grandson
#1William Tiberius Dey
September 17, 1851 (Age 61 years)

Death February 22, 1853 (Age 62 years)

Last change December 27, 201511:31:15

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with William Bates Dey - 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

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