The Shemwell Family

Mary WatsonAge: 68 years18211890

Name
Mary Watson
Given names
Mary
Surname
Watson
Married name
Mary Michael
Birth August 25, 1821 18 18
MarriageRyle MichaelView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherGeorge Washington Watson
November 4, 1823 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy L Watson
about 1825 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a sisterMabel Malinda “Linda” Watson
October 10, 1827 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterSusannah Miranda Watson
June 6, 1829 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 10 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 sisterMartha Ann Watson
December 1832 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterLucinda Caroline Watson
June 6, 1834 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 14 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 brotherJohn M Watson
about 1836 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherSmith Watson
about 1838 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Jane Watson
July 19, 1840 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Watson
about 1842 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Catherine Watson
November 21, 1845 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 24 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 son
#1Larkin Joseph Michael
October 14, 1853 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 35 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a brotherSmith Watson
before 1860 (Age 38 years)

Death of a brotherJohn M Watson
March 28, 1863 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 39 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
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 45 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 45 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 47 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
Marriage of a childLarkin Joseph MichaelMartha Isabel GreeneView this family
December 10, 1870 (Age 49 years)
Death of a fatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Nancy L. Michael
March 1871 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Filmore Michael
May 2, 1872 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Greene Riley Michael
October 1, 1874 (Age 53 years)
Death of a motherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Mary Etta Michael
April 18, 1878 (Age 56 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Thursa Cornelia Michael
February 29, 1880 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Joseph Lee Michael
March 28, 1885 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sisterNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 63 years)
Death of a sisterSusannah Miranda Watson
July 12, 1885 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Charles Walter Michael
April 3, 1887 (Age 65 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#8Annie Sarah Michael
July 29, 1889 (Age 67 years)
Death May 11, 1890 (Age 68 years)
Last change April 18, 201822:55:59

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