The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth VanMetreAge: 39 years17841823

Name
Elizabeth VanMetre
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
VanMetre
Married name
Elizabeth Tabb
Birth about 1784
MarriageThomas TabbView this family
December 29, 1796 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 9 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 19 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 28 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
Death after 1823 (Age 39 years)

Last change November 25, 201613:15:31

by: Denise Mackey Shoulders
Family with Thomas Tabb - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 29, 1796Berkeley, Virginia, United States
Thomas Tabb + Mary “Polly” VanMetre - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 3, 1812Berkeley, Virginia, United States
10 years
step-daughter

No family available

Note
The given death date puts Elizabeth deceased for 13 years prior to the birth of daughter, Susan Kerna Tabb.