The Shemwell Family

Eleanor HardinAge: 61 years17761837

Eleanor Hardin
Given names
Married name
Eleanor Breshears
Birth January 27, 1776
MarriageHenry Alexander BreshearsView this family

Historical Event
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 -
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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 -
Birth of a son
#1John Quincy Breshears
March 16, 1793 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 16 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a son
#2Henry Alexander Breshears Jr.
October 23, 1801 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 26 years)

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 35 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 -
Marriage of a childJohn Quincy BreshearsNaomi Ann HoggView this family
March 2, 1821 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Reuben Dobbin Breshears
March 26, 1824 (Age 48 years)
Death of a husbandHenry Alexander Breshears
January 1, 1829 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 55 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 59 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 September 17, 1837 (Age 61 years)
Last change December 21, 201706:05:18

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Henry Alexander Breshears - 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
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

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