The Shemwell Family

Timothy ReardenAge: 75 years18051880

Timothy Rearden
Given names
Birth 1805 37 26
MarriageThursey BirdView this family

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 7 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Jason Betal Rearden
November 4, 1832 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 27 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 30 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 41 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 wifeThursey Bird
1854 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJason Betal ReardenAnn Adline SwitzerView this family
September 18, 1856 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1John Wesley Rearden
July 10, 1857 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 52 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a grandson
#2Thomas Judge Rearden
1859 (Age 54 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 56 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 -
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary Viola Rearden
March 19, 1867 (Age 62 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 62 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 62 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a motherEsther Bird
September 1869 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 64 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#4George Pearce Rearden
May 21, 1871 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Addie Lee Rearden
September 18, 1874 (Age 69 years)

Birth of a grandson
#6Walter Eugene Rearden
March 14, 1876 (Age 71 years)

Birth of a grandson
#7Luther E Rearden
July 1878 (Age 73 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 73 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death 1880 (Age 75 years)
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by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Esther Bird
Birth: about 1779South Carolina, United States
Death: September 1869Springfield, Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Timothy Rearden
Birth: 1805 37 26Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Death: 1880Clay, Alabama, United States
Family with Thursey Bird - View this family
Timothy Rearden
Birth: 1805 37 26Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Death: 1880Clay, Alabama, United States
Thursey Bird
Birth: 1801Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Death: 1854Talladega, Talladega, Alabama, United States

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