The Shemwell Family

Celia SherrillAge: 73 years18031876

Name
Celia Sherrill
Given names
Celia
Surname
Sherrill
Married name
Celia Watson
Birth June 25, 1803
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803

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 8 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
MarriageElihu WatsonView this family
March 9, 1820 (Age 16 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Watson
August 25, 1821 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2George Washington Watson
November 4, 1823 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nancy L Watson
about 1825 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4Mabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
October 10, 1827 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Susannah Miranda Watson
June 6, 1829 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 28 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a daughter
#6Martha Ann Watson
December 1832 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Lucinda Caroline Watson
June 6, 1834 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 32 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a son
#8John M Watson
about 1836 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#9Smith Watson
about 1838 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#10Sarah Jane Watson
July 19, 1840 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#11Elizabeth Watson
about 1842 (Age 38 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Riley GreeneMabel Malinda “Linda” WatsonView this family
October 7, 1844 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Celia Greene
August 29, 1845 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a daughter
#12Margaret Catherine Watson
November 21, 1845 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Elihu Greene
February 24, 1847 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 42 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a grandson
#3William Willis “Bill” Greene
January 24, 1849 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Conley GreeneNancy L WatsonView this family
about 1849 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary E. Greene
February 21, 1850 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Solomon Riley Greene
May 4, 1851 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Martha Isabel Greene
March 3, 1852 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Larkin Joseph Michael
October 14, 1853 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Nancy Louisa “Eliza” Greene
October 1853 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Eli Smith Greene
July 1, 1854 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Lucy Carolina Greene
August 27, 1855 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Bennette Ferguson Greene
December 12, 1856 (Age 53 years)
Marriage of a childSmith Patrick GreeneLucinda Caroline WatsonView this family
about 1856 (Age 52 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Nelson SmithSarah Jane WatsonView this family
about 1856 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#12Annette Greene
February 2, 1857 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Harvey R Greene
February 17, 1857 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14William E Smith
May 9, 1857 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Julia Ann Greene
December 23, 1858 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 53 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Louisa Elizabeth Smith
about 1859 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sonSmith Watson
before 1860 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#17Nancy C Greene
June 29, 1860 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18Jospeh Smith Greene
about 1861 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19William Lee Greene
July 3, 1861 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20Celia Isabella “Belle” Greene
May 1862 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Camilla Greene
January 26, 1863 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sonJohn M Watson
March 28, 1863 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#22James Critten Greene
October 5, 1864 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 57 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a grandson
#23John Melvin Greene
August 4, 1865 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#24George Alexander Greene
August 15, 1865 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#25Greene
about 1867 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#26Cordelia Ellen Smith
April 21, 1867 (Age 63 years)
Death of a granddaughterGreene
about 1867 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 63 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 63 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a grandson
#27E. Lindsay Greene
May 11, 1869 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 65 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a grandson
#28Mastin E Smith
April 16, 1870 (Age 66 years)
Death of a husbandElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#29Greene
about 1871 (Age 67 years)
Death of a granddaughterGreene
about 1871 (Age 67 years)
Death of a grandsonMastin E Smith
September 17, 1871 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#30Sion Sherrill Smith
July 19, 1872 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a grandson
#31Richard Lee Greene
May 1873 (Age 69 years)
Death June 30, 1876 (Age 73 years)
Last change April 18, 201822:42:54

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Elihu Watson - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: March 9, 1820
18 months
daughter
Mary Watson
Birth: August 25, 1821 18 18Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 11, 1890Iredell, North Carolina, United States
2 years
son
George Washington Watson
Birth: November 4, 1823 20 20Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1914Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
daughter
-21 months
daughter
4 years
daughter
Susannah Miranda Watson
Birth: June 6, 1829 25 25Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 1885Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
daughter
Martha Ann Watson
Birth: December 1832 29 29Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1907Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
18 months
daughter
3 years
son
John M Watson
Birth: about 1836 32 32Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 28, 1863Jacksboro, Cambell, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
Smith Watson
Birth: about 1838 34 34Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1860
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
Margaret Catherine Watson
Birth: November 21, 1845 42 42Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 5, 1907Georgia, United States

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