The Shemwell Family

Mary R. AdamsAge: 52 years18021854

Mary R. Adams
Given names
Mary R.
Married name
Mary R. McGinnis
Birth May 1, 1802
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 8 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 9 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 -
MarriageHezekiah McGinnisView this family
February 5, 1827 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1James A McGinnis
calculated 1828 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2Benjamin I McGinnis
calculated 1829 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#3Starling A McGinnis
March 12, 1831 (Age 28 years)
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 29 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 33 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 43 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 -
Census August 27, 1850 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJames A McGinnisHenrietta SublettView this family
July 23, 1853 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sarah E McGinnis
April 25, 1854 (Age 51 years)
Death October 25, 1854 (Age 52 years)

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Family with Hezekiah McGinnis - View this family
Marriage: February 5, 1827Warren, Kentucky, United States
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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Hezekiah McGinnis - Household

Warren, Kentucky

Hezekiah McGinnishead47MWFarmerKY
Mary McGinniswife45FWVA
James A McGinnisson22MWLaborerKY
Benjamin I McGinnisson21MWLaborerKY
Stirling A McGinnisson19MWLaborerKY
Caroline Wooldrige25FWVA
Eliza Adams9FWKY
Martha A Adams 8FWKY