The Shemwell Family

Nelly Lynch Martin1740

Nelly Lynch Martin
Given names
Nelly Lynch
Married name
Nelly Lynch McGehee
Birth about 1740 18 25
Marriage of parentsJoseph MartinSarah LucasView this family
about 1740
Birth of a brotherJames Martin
about 1748 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a son
#1Nathaniel McGehee Jr.
about 1755 (Age 15 years)
Nathan McGehee and Nelly Lynch Land Deal 1762
November 12, 1762 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 14 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 -
MarriageNathaniel McGehee SrView this family
1764 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Jesse McGehee
March 3, 1765 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Martha “Patsey” McGehee
about 1767 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4Robert McGehee
about 1769 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#5Osborn McGehee
1771 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#6Solomon McGehee
1773 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#7Mial McGehee
about 1775 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 35 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 -
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 35 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Marriage of a childNathaniel McGehee Jr.Elizbeth GlasgowView this family
January 15, 1787 (Age 47 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Martin
about May 4, 1795 (Age 55 years)
Note: The court documents of the Will being proven refer to Joseph Martin as "deceased" on May 4, 1795.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Anna McGehee
about 1798 (Age 58 years)
Note: Georgia, USA
Marriage of a childOsborn McGeheeSarah Rebecca ShemwellView this family
January 31, 1798 (Age 58 years)
Note: May have moved to Georgia after marriage.
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 53 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a grandson
#2John McGehee
1800 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Martha “Patsey” McGehee
between 1803 and 1809 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childMial McGeheeSusanna InscoreView this family
March 19, 1803 (Age 63 years)
Death of a husbandNathaniel McGehee Sr
October 29, 1803 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 63 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Nancy McGehee
March 2, 1812 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Miles McGehee
April 3, 1812 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Sarah “Sally” McGehee
August 28, 1812 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Robert McGehee
about 1813 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Eleanor “Nelly” McGehee
May 20, 1815 (Age 75 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 72 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 granddaughter
#9Francis “Fanny” McGehee
February 4, 1818 (Age 78 years)
Death of a sonNathaniel McGehee Jr.
about 1828 (Age 88 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 92 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 95 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 sonRobert McGehee
about 1841 (Age 101 years)
Death of a sonJesse McGehee
December 22, 1847 (Age 107 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 106 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 sonMial McGehee
before 1850 (Age 110 years)

Last change December 25, 202000:51:27

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
Joseph Martin
Birth: about 1722Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: about May 4, 1795Granville, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: about 1740Virginia, United States
1 year
9 years
younger brother
Family with Nathaniel McGehee Sr - View this family
Marriage: 1764Granville, North Carolina, United States
10 years
Solomon McGehee
Birth: 1773 44 33Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1865Carrollton, Carroll, Arkansas, United States
-3 years
Robert McGehee
Birth: about 1769 40 29Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1841Jones, Georgia, United States
-1 years
-22 months
Jesse McGehee
Birth: March 3, 1765 36 25North Carolina, United States
Death: December 22, 1847Hancock, Mississippi, United States
7 years
5 years
Mial McGehee
Birth: about 1775 46 35Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1850Guilford, North Carolina, United States
-19 years
Nathaniel McGehee Jr.
Birth: about 1755 26 15Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1828Smith, Tennessee, United States

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