The Shemwell Family

Clarinda CherryAge: 66 years18191885

Clarinda Cherry
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Married name
Clarinda Bates
Birth about 1819 48 41
MarriageJoseph B BatesView this family

Birth of a brotherJames Monre Cherry
1820 (Age 12 months)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 13 years)
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 (Age 16 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 of a sisterMartha Cherry
February 21, 1845 (Age 26 years)

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Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 27 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 -
Death of a fatherWilliam Cherry
May 7, 1849 (Age 30 years)
1853 (Age 34 years)

Note: JR Hooks vs John Shemwell Lawsuit
Death of a motherLydia Minerva Daniel
September 1856 (Age 37 years)
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 38 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 42 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 -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 48 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) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 48 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 50 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 -
Death of a brotherLemuel G Cherry
November 16, 1870 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 59 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a brotherA J Cherry
May 7, 1879 (Age 60 years)

Death of a husbandJoseph B Bates
June 1879 (Age 60 years)
Death June 7, 1885 (Age 66 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Dodge Grove Cemetery
Last change January 22, 201915:47:11

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
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elder brother
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elder sister
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elder brother
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younger brother
Clarinda Cherry
Birth: about 1819 48 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 7, 1885Coles, Illinois, United States
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Joseph B Bates
Birth: about 1812Ohio, United States
Death: June 1879Coles, Illinois, United States
Clarinda Cherry
Birth: about 1819 48 41Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 7, 1885Coles, Illinois, United States

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