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Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.Age: 58 years18011860

Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.
Given names
Henry Alexander
Name suffix
Birth October 23, 1801 36 25
MarriageAtsey Mae EthridgeView this family

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 14 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 10 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 -
Death of a fatherHenry Alexander Breshears
January 1, 1829 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 30 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 33 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 -
Death of a motherEleanor Hardin
September 17, 1837 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Martin VanBuren Breshears
November 19, 1840 (Age 39 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 44 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 -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 55 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death March 18, 1860 (Age 58 years)
Last change December 21, 201706:06:17

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Henry Alexander Breshears
Birth: March 1, 1765Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 1, 1829Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States
Eleanor Hardin
Birth: January 27, 1776Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 17, 1837Lawrence, Tennessee, United States
elder brother
John Quincy Breshears
Birth: March 16, 1793 28 17Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1869Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
9 years
Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.
Birth: October 23, 1801 36 25Cumberland, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 18, 1860Hickory, Missouri, United States
Family with Atsey Mae Ethridge - View this family
Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.
Birth: October 23, 1801 36 25Cumberland, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 18, 1860Hickory, Missouri, United States
John Martin VanBuren Breshears
Birth: November 19, 1840 39 34Benton, Missouri, United States
Death: February 4, 1922Benton, Missouri, United States

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