The Shemwell Family

Mary DutyAge: 92 years17431836

Name
Mary Duty
Given names
Mary
Surname
Duty
Married name
Mary Smith
Birth October 11, 1743
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 10 years)

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
MarriageAsahel SmithView this family
February 12, 1767 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1Jesse Smith
April 20, 1768 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Joseph Smith
July 12, 1771 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3Asahel Smith Jr.
May 21, 1773 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 31 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
Birth of a son
#4Samuel Smith
September 15, 1777 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#5Silas Smith
October 1, 1779 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#6John Smith
July 16, 1781 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 31 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
Birth of a son
#7Stephen Smith
April 23, 1785 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Sarah Smith
May 16, 1789 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childJesse SmithHannah PeabodyView this family
January 20, 1793 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph SmithLucy MackView this family
January 1796 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Smith
about 1797 (Age 53 years)
Death of a grandsonSmith
about 1797 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Alvin Smith
February 11, 1798 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 49 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a grandson
#3Hyrum Smith
February 9, 1800 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childAsahel Smith Jr.Elizabeth SchellengerView this family
March 21, 1802 (Age 58 years)
Death of a sonStephen Smith
July 25, 1802 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sophronia Smith
May 17, 1803 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 59 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
Marriage of a childSilas SmithRuth StevensView this family
January 29, 1805 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Joseph Smith Jr.
December 23, 1805 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Samuel Harrison Smith
March 13, 1808 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph SanfordSarah SmithView this family
October 15, 1809 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7William Smith
March 13, 1811 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Katherine Smith
July 28, 1813 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 68 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 childJohn SmithClarissa LymanView this family
about 1815 (Age 71 years)

Birth of a grandson
#9Don Carlos Smith
March 25, 1816 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Lucy Smith
July 18, 1821 (Age 77 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Silas Smith
June 6, 1822 (Age 78 years)
Death of a grandsonAlvin Smith
November 19, 1823 (Age 80 years)
Death of a daughterSarah Smith
May 27, 1824 (Age 80 years)
Marriage of a childSilas SmithMary AikensView this family
March 4, 1828 (Age 84 years)

Death of a sonSamuel Smith
May 2, 1830 (Age 86 years)
Death of a husbandAsahel Smith
October 31, 1830 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 88 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
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 91 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 May 27, 1836 (Age 92 years)
Last change April 24, 201919:02:36

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Asahel Smith - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 12, 1767Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
14 months
son
Jesse Smith
Birth: April 20, 1768 24 24Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: March 16, 1853St Lawrence, New York, United States
3 years
son
22 months
son
Asahel Smith Jr.
Birth: May 21, 1773 29 29Windham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Death: July 21, 1848Iowaville, Wapello, Iowa, United States
4 years
son
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
son
Silas Smith
Birth: October 1, 1779 35 35Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Death: September 13, 1839Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States
21 months
son
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
son
Stephen Smith
Birth: April 23, 1785 41 41Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Death: July 25, 1802Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States
4 years
daughter
Sarah Smith
Birth: May 16, 1789 45 45Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Death: May 27, 1824Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

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