The Shemwell Family

Lucy ReubenAge: 58 years17641822

Name
Lucy Reuben
Given names
Lucy
Surname
Reuben
Married name
Lucy Finnell
Birth 1764

MarriageRev. Charles Wesley FinnellView this family
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Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 11 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 11 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
#1Morgan Finnell
1790 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 29 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 39 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 48 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
Death 1822 (Age 58 years)

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by: Barry Shemwell
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