The Shemwell Family

Mary Pierce

Mary Pierce
Given names
Married name
Mary Phillaw
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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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776

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 -
Birth of a daughter
#1Jinnett Phillaw
before 1778
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The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Marriage of a childEdmund Blount CooperJinnett PhillawView this family
July 27, 1799
Birth of a grandson
#1Whitmel H Cooper

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Sarah Alston Cooper
February 15, 1802
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a grandson
#3Bennett Cooper

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary “Polly” Cooper

Birth of a granddaughter
#5Jane Elenor Cooper

Birth of a grandson
#6Edmund Blount Cooper
about 1812
Birth of a grandson
#7Jesse Christmas Cooper
December 25, 1813
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

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 grandson
#8John William Cooper

Death of a grandsonBennett Cooper

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
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
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 -
Death of a granddaughterSarah Alston Cooper
June 9, 1837
Death of a daughterJinnett Phillaw
before 1839
Death of a granddaughterJane Elenor Cooper

Death of a grandsonWhitmel H Cooper

Death of a granddaughterMary “Polly” Cooper

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -

Note: 14 February 1809
Mary Pierce Will
Mary Pierce Will

Note: Daughter Jinnett is a witness

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by: Barry Shemwell
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