The Shemwell Family

Agnes Nancy MunfordAge: 81 years17711852

Name
Agnes Nancy Munford
Given names
Agnes Nancy
Surname
Munford
Married name
Agnes Nancy Finney
Birth 1771 31 31
MarriageJohn FinneyView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 4 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 4 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 motherAnn Johnson
December 12, 1786 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 22 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a daughter
#1Anna Elizabeth Finney
March 1799 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 32 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 fatherHugh Munford
1806 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childDavid GambleAnna Elizabeth FinneyView this family
March 16, 1814 (Age 43 years)
Note: Marriage date comes from War of 1812 Pension.
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 41 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 of a husbandJohn Finney
January 24, 1820 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas Ewin Gamble
February 15, 1822 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 61 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
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 64 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
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 75 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
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 79 years)
Death December 22, 1852 (Age 81 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery
Religion: Methodist
Last change May 28, 201719:25:05

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
Hugh Munford
Birth: 1740Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death: 1806Laurens, South Carolina, United States
mother
Marriage: 1767South Carolina, United States
5 years
herself
Agnes Nancy Munford
Birth: 1771 31 31Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1852Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Family with John Finney - View this family
husband
herself
Agnes Nancy Munford
Birth: 1771 31 31Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1852Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
Marriage:
daughter
Anna Elizabeth Finney
Birth: March 1799 22 28Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death: January 31, 1877Heard, Georgia, United States

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Agnes Nancy Munford - Household

Talladega, Alabama

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Agnes Nancy Munfordhead79FWSC
William Gamblebrother65MW
Mary Gamble46FW
George M Gamble24MW
John B Gamble20MW
Frances R Gamble11MW
Lucretia Gamble8FW
Mary L Gamble4FW
Elizabeth Dillard73F
Andrew Blackston33M