The Shemwell Family

Henry Alexander BreshearsAge: 63 years17651829

Name
Henry Alexander Breshears
Given names
Henry Alexander
Surname
Breshears
Birth March 1, 1765
MarriageEleanor HardinView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 9 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 9 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
#1John Quincy Breshears
March 16, 1793 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 27 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a son
#2Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.
October 23, 1801 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 37 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 46 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 childJohn Quincy BreshearsNaomi Ann HoggView this family
March 2, 1821 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Reuben Dobbin Breshears
March 26, 1824 (Age 59 years)
Death January 1, 1829 (Age 63 years)
Last change December 21, 201706:04:46

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Eleanor Hardin - View this family
himself
Henry Alexander Breshears
Birth: March 1, 1765Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 1, 1829Lawrenceburg, Lawrence, Tennessee, United States
wife
Marriage:
son
John Quincy Breshears
Birth: March 16, 1793 28 17Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Death: June 25, 1869Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States
9 years
son
Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.
Birth: October 23, 1801 36 25Cumberland, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 18, 1860Hickory, Missouri, United States

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