The Shemwell Family

William BillingsleyAge: 58 years17621820

Name
William Billingsley
Given names
William
Surname
Billingsley
Birth 1762
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 13 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 13 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
MarriageMargaret WilsonView this family
1783 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Bohaney Billingsley
December 1792 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 31 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 41 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 50 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
Marriage of a childJames Bohaney BillingsleyMartha GrinshawView this family
before 1818 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Elijah Billingsley
1818 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Henry Hugh Billingsley
about 1820 (on the date of death)
Death about 1820 (Age 58 years)
Last change February 10, 201916:39:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Margaret Wilson - View this family
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wife
Marriage: 1783North Carolina, United States
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