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Thomas Parham1777

Name
Thomas Parham
Given names
Thomas
Surname
Parham
Birth 1777 45

Birth of a sisterHollyberry Parham
1778 (Age 12 months)

Birth of a sisterMildred “Milly” Parham
1779 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

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
Birth of a sisterFrances Parham
1784 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a brotherDickson Parham
1787 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a sisterLucy Harriet Parham
May 10, 1791 (Age 14 years)
Address: Wilkes ?
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 16 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 26 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
Death of a fatherJohn Parham
before 1807 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 35 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 55 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
Death of a brotherIsham Parham
September 1, 1835 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 58 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Death of a brotherKennon Parham
November 3, 1843 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.
October 18, 1846 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 69 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a sisterMildred “Milly” Parham
1855 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sisterLucy Harriet Parham
May 15, 1856 (Age 79 years)
Address: Tollotte
Burial of a sisterLucy Harriet Parham
1856 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Tollett Cemetery
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 80 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a brotherDickson Parham
1860 (Age 83 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 84 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 90 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 90 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 92 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 101 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
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Lucy Harriet Parham
Birth: May 10, 1791 59Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 15, 1856Cumberland, Tennessee, United States

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