The Shemwell Family

Coleby R Jackson1765

Name
Coleby R Jackson
Given names
Coleby R
Surname
Jackson
Birth 1765
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 10 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 10 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
Birth of a son
#1Samuel W Jackson
1796 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 28 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 38 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 47 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
Marriage of a childSamuel W JacksonLavinia MaloneView this family
1817 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Charlotte T Jackson
November 3, 1818 (Age 53 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2John Coleman Jackson
January 7, 1820 (Age 55 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Lee Roy Jackson
October 26, 1826 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 67 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
Birth of a grandson
#4William S Jackson
about 1833 (Age 68 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#5Charity Jackson
about 1835 (Age 70 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 70 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Nancy E Jackson
about 1839 (Age 74 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7Grace Amanda Jackson
about 1843 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 81 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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 92 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 grandsonWilliam S Jackson
June 27, 1862 (Age 97 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 96 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 102 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 102 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 104 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
Death of a sonSamuel W Jackson
1871 (Age 106 years)
Deathunknown

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Coleby R Jackson is probably the father of Samuel W. Jackson but there is no definitive proof. Other researchers think the father was William Jackson and mother was Nancy Mann.