The Shemwell Family

Sarah Elizabeth EwingAge: 61 years17591820

Name
Sarah Elizabeth Ewing
Given names
Sarah Elizabeth
Surname
Ewing
Married name
Sarah Elizabeth Gamble
Birth 1759

Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 16 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 16 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
MarriageJohn GambleView this family
before 1788 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#1David Gamble
November 26, 1789 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 34 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 44 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
Marriage of a childDavid GambleAnna Elizabeth FinneyView this family
March 16, 1814 (Age 55 years)
Note: Marriage date comes from War of 1812 Pension.
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 53 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 1820 (Age 61 years)

Last change May 26, 201720:49:59

by: Kim Jackson
Family with John Gamble - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: before 1788
23 months
son
David Gamble
Birth: November 26, 1789 29 30Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death: June 6, 1874Heard, Georgia, United States