The Shemwell Family

Sarah Bett Price LeeAge: 79 years18071886

Name
Sarah Bett Price Lee
Given names
Sarah Bett Price
Surname
Lee
Married name
Sarah Bett Price Clark
Birth February 10, 1807
MarriageJonas ClarkView this family
unknown

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 4 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 daughter
#1Phoebe Clark
January 21, 1828 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 24 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 28 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
Marriage of a childJoseph TroutmanPhoebe ClarkView this family
November 27, 1845 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Campbell Troutman
August 22, 1846 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Jonah C Troutman
October 24, 1848 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 38 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
Birth of a grandson
#3Michael Troutman
April 17, 1850 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4James Campbell Troutman
May 1853 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Nancy Jane Troutman
March 11, 1854 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Malinda Troutman
about 1856 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Sarah Melissa Troutman
August 3, 1858 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 49 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Ella Troutman
December 10, 1860 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Ezra Troutman
February 12, 1864 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 54 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a grandson
#10Darius Troutman
June 6, 1866 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 59 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 59 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Etta Myrtle Troutman
1869 (Age 61 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 61 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a husbandJonas Clark
October 15, 1870 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 70 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death April 24, 1886 (Age 79 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Toner Cemetery
Last change October 13, 201922:04:46

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Jonas Clark - View this family
husband
Jonas Clark
Birth: April 29, 1804Westfield, Union, New Jersey, United States
Death: October 15, 1870Wayne Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States
herself
Sarah Bett Price Lee
Birth: February 10, 1807Nelson, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 24, 1886Grass Creek, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage:
daughter

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