The Shemwell Family

Asahel Smith Jr.Age: 75 years17731848

Name
Asahel Smith Jr.
Given names
Asahel
Surname
Smith
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth May 21, 1773 29 29
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 19 months)

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
Birth of a brotherSamuel Smith
September 15, 1777 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherSilas Smith
October 1, 1779 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Smith
July 16, 1781 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 19 months)

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
Birth of a brotherStephen Smith
April 23, 1785 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Smith
May 16, 1789 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 19 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
MarriageElizabeth SchellengerView this family
March 21, 1802 (Age 28 years)
Death of a brotherStephen Smith
July 25, 1802 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 29 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 38 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
Birth of a son
#1Silas Smith
June 6, 1822 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Smith
May 27, 1824 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Smith
May 2, 1830 (Age 56 years)
Death of a fatherAsahel Smith
October 31, 1830 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 58 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
LDS baptism June 29, 1835 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 62 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
Death of a motherMary Duty
May 27, 1836 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherSilas Smith
September 13, 1839 (Age 66 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Smith
September 14, 1840 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childSilas SmithElizabeth OrtonView this family
February 9, 1844 (Age 70 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Silas Marion Smith
April 17, 1845 (Age 71 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Schellenger
October 14, 1846 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Julia Elizabeth Smith
July 29, 1847 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 72 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
Death July 21, 1848 (Age 75 years)
Last change May 7, 202019:28:50

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 12, 1767Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
14 months
elder brother
Jesse Smith
Birth: April 20, 1768 24 24Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: March 16, 1853St Lawrence, New York, United States
3 years
elder brother
22 months
himself
Asahel Smith Jr.
Birth: May 21, 1773 29 29Windham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Death: July 21, 1848Iowaville, Wapello, Iowa, United States
4 years
younger brother
Samuel Smith
Birth: September 15, 1777 33 33Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Death: May 2, 1830Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
2 years
younger brother
Silas Smith
Birth: October 1, 1779 35 35Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Death: September 13, 1839Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States
21 months
younger brother
John Smith
Birth: July 16, 1781 37 37Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Death: May 23, 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
4 years
younger brother
Stephen Smith
Birth: April 23, 1785 41 41Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Death: July 25, 1802Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States
4 years
younger sister
Sarah Smith
Birth: May 16, 1789 45 45Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: May 27, 1824Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Family with Elizabeth Schellenger - View this family
himself
Asahel Smith Jr.
Birth: May 21, 1773 29 29Windham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Death: July 21, 1848Iowaville, Wapello, Iowa, United States
wife
Elizabeth Schellenger
Birth: December 1, 1785Chatham, Hartford, Harford, Connecticut, United States
Death: October 14, 1846Wapello, Iowa, United States
Marriage: March 21, 1802Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States
20 years
son

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