The Shemwell Family

Catherine BurrageAge: 92 years17871880

Catherine Burrage
Given names
Married name
Catherine Carroll
Birth August 3, 1787 55
Death of a fatherEdward Burrage Jr
May 1798 (Age 10 years)
Death of a motherRebeckah Hannah Shemwell
May 1798 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 5 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 15 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
MarriageEli CarrollView this family
August 1, 1809 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy Carroll
1809 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 24 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah Carroll
August 1817 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Rebecca Carroll
December 27, 1821 (Age 34 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Catherine Carroll
November 1823 (Age 36 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Burrage
December 26, 1832 (Age 45 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 44 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 48 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1Eli C Varner
1837 (Age 49 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Margaret Huffman
1838 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Catherine Huffman
February 6, 1840 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Eli Huffman
1844 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Rebecca Eleanor Varner
1845 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childAmbrose P StokerRebecca CarrollView this family
December 18, 1845 (Age 58 years)
Death of a husbandEli Carroll
June 22, 1846 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6George E Huffman
September 1847 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childZachery CogginCatherine CarrollView this family
about 1847 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 58 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#7Eli Stoker
1848 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8Eli Coggin
1848 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9William A Huffman
1850 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Margaret Jane Coggin
June 1850 (Age 62 years)
Census October 11, 1850 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Sarah Huffman
1852 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Jacob Huffman
1852 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13John A Stoker
1852 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14William C Stoker
1854 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Rebecca Eliza Coggin
February 1855 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#16Franklin Varner
1855 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Mary L Stoker
1857 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#18Catherine Coggin
about 1858 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 69 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Birth of a granddaughter
#19Rebecca Ann Stoker
1859 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 73 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 79 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 79 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 81 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 -
Will August 10, 1872 (Age 85 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 90 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death June 1, 1880 (Age 92 years)
Census June 11, 1880 (10 days after death)
Note: N3465
Last change February 13, 202019:11:03

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
9 years
Family with Eli Carroll - View this family
Marriage: August 1, 1809Rowan, North Carolina, United States
4 years
23 months

Catherine Burrage has 9 first cousins recorded

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Zachariah Coggins - Household

Davidson, North Carolina, United States

Zachariah Cogginshead28MWfarmerNC
Catherine Cogginswife26FWNC
Eli Cogginsson2MWNC
Margaret J Cogginsdaughter4 monthsFWNC
Catherine Carrollmother in law63FWNC

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Zachery Coggin - Household

Eldorado Twp, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

Coggin, ZacheryWM57headMfarmerNCNCNC
Coggin, CatherineWF56wifeMNCNCNC
Coggin, JaneWF26daughterSNCNCNC
Coggin, KatherineWF20daughterSNCNCNC
Keerans, KatherineWF92mother in lawWNCNCNC