The Shemwell Family

Mary Ann Elizabeth Cherry

Mary Ann Elizabeth CherryAge: 78 years18271906

Mary Ann Elizabeth Cherry
Given names
Mary Ann Elizabeth
Married name
Mary Ann Elizabeth Riggins
Birth October 10, 1827 24 20
Birth of a brotherWilliam Thomas Barrent Cherry
October 2, 1829 (Age 23 months)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 4 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a sisterFrancis Jane Cherry
November 8, 1835 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 7 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 -
Birth of a brotherJames Evans Cherry
March 16, 1838 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterHardin M Cherry
April 26, 1839 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherAndrew Cherry
January 10, 1841 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterIsabella T Cherry
December 23, 1842 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a brotherMelville Valentine Cherry
February 5, 1845 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Buchanan Cherry
October 27, 1846 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Cherry
May 17, 1848 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 18 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 -
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Cherry
May 7, 1849 (Age 21 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles T Cherry
July 1, 1850 (Age 22 years)
MarriageCharles RigginsView this family
January 13, 1852 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherDelilah Dodd
February 7, 1853 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Delilah Inez Riggins
March 20, 1853 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherJames Evans Cherry
July 9, 1853 (Age 25 years)

Marriage of a parentLemuel G CherryJulia SalleeView this family
1856 (Age 28 years)

Death of a paternal grandmotherLydia Minerva Daniel
September 1856 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a half-brotherClarence E Cherry
January 30, 1857 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 29 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 33 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 39 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 39 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 41 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 -
Death of a fatherLemuel G Cherry
November 16, 1870 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childJefferson Devan HewellDelilah Inez RigginsView this family
October 30, 1872 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas Malcolm Hewell
August 13, 1873 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterHardin M Cherry
March 19, 1874 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Kate Lillian Hewell
April 11, 1877 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#3Herbert Leach Hewell
November 15, 1885 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 70 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a daughterDelilah Inez Riggins
July 3, 1902 (Age 74 years)
Death February 19, 1906 (Age 78 years)
Last change August 26, 201714:49:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1825Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years
Mary Ann Elizabeth CherryMary Ann Elizabeth Cherry
Birth: October 10, 1827 24 20Tennessee, United States
Death: February 19, 1906Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
James Evans Cherry
Birth: March 16, 1838 35 31Tennessee, United States
Death: July 9, 1853
13 months
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
23 months
younger sister
Isabella T Cherry
Birth: December 23, 1842 39 35Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 15, 1923Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Melville Valentine CherryMelville Valentine Cherry
Birth: February 5, 1845 42 38Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 12, 1924McCracken, Kentucky, United States
21 months
younger brother
George Buchanan Cherry
Birth: October 27, 1846 43 39Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 15, 1919Detroit, Red River, Texas, United States
19 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Charles T Cherry
Birth: July 1, 1850 47 43Tennessee, United States
Death: November 29, 1922Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Julia Sallee - View this family
Marriage: 1856
13 months
Clarence E Cherry
Birth: January 30, 1857 54 40Tennessee, United States
Death: March 5, 1942
Family with Charles Riggins - View this family
Charles Riggins
Birth: September 6, 1823Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 31, 1913Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Mary Ann Elizabeth CherryMary Ann Elizabeth Cherry
Birth: October 10, 1827 24 20Tennessee, United States
Death: February 19, 1906Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: January 13, 1852Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
14 months

Mary Ann Elizabeth Cherry has 17 first cousins recorded