The Shemwell Family

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Given names
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Suit

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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 -
Death of a fatherThomas Suit
Birth of a daughter
#2Barbara Suit
about 1775

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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 -
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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 -
Marriage of a childZachariah ShemwellMary SuitView this family
July 23, 1794
Note: The Bondsmen for Zach & Mary are Z. and George Shemwell
Marriage of a childJames Shemwell Jr.Barbara SuitView this family
August 7, 1797
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary “Polly” Shemwell
September 1, 1799
Birth of a grandson
#2William Shemwell
before 1800
Birth of a grandson
#3Thomas W Shemwell
July 1800
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Ann Shemwell
September 22, 1802
Note: Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, USA ?
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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
#5John Patrick Shemwell
Note: Name: John Patrick Shemwell
Death of a daughterBarbara Suit
before 1808
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 -
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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 -

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