The Shemwell Family

Johnathan Shemwell1725

Name
Johnathan Shemwell
Given names
Johnathan
Surname
Shemwell
Birth estimated 1725 32 14

Marriage of parentsIsaac ShemwellElizabeth ThorneView this family
before 1727 (Age 2 years)
Note: Some research indicates wife may have been Mary or another daughter of William
Birth of a brotherJames Shemwell Sr.
1727 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
before 1731 (Age 6 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Thorne Sr.
November 15, 1737 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Gilliam
November 22, 1737 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 35 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 brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766 (Age 41 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 49 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
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
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
Death of a brotherJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797 (Age 72 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
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 78 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 87 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 107 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-14 years
elder brother
14 years
himself
3 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
brother

  1. Generation 1
    1. Johnathan Shemwell, son of Isaac Shemwell and Elizabeth Thorne, was born estimated 1725.