The Shemwell Family

Banks McGehee SrAge: 84 years17811865

Name
Banks McGehee Sr
Name prefix
Banks
Surname
McGehee
Name suffix
Sr
Birth about 1781 56 51
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

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 brotherShemuel McGehee Sr
about 1785 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 12 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 22 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
MarriageClary PriddyView this family
October 28, 1806 (Age 25 years)
Death of a brotherCharles McGehee
before December 1808 (Age 27 years)

Death of a brotherBenjamin McGehee Jr
before December 1808 (Age 27 years)
Will December 26, 1808 (Age 27 years)
Tax
James McGehee Family Tax Lists North Carolina 1769-1809
1809 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1Banks McGehee Jr
about 1810 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 31 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
Death of a fatherBenjamin McGehee Sr
August 1816 (Age 35 years)
Probate August 1816 (Age 35 years)
Probate after August 1816 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#2Nathan McGehee
about 1820 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#3John Banks McGehee Sr
about 1825 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childBanks McGehee JrElizabeth FullerView this family
August 13, 1832 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sisterMary McGehee
about 1832 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 51 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Zachariah McGehee
about 1835 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 54 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
Birth of a son
#4Henry McGehee
about 1838 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Rebecca McGehee
about 1839 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childNathan McGeheeMartha “Patsey” BrogdenView this family
October 14, 1842 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3George McGehee
about 1843 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherJosiah McGehee
about 1845 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 65 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
Census October 10, 1850 (Age 69 years)
Death of a motherLucy Banks
after November 1850 (Age 69 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Banks McGehee SrSally Boyce HarrisView this family
January 14, 1851 (Age 70 years)
Death of a brotherCrafford McGehee
about 1852 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherShemuel McGehee Sr
about 1855 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 76 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census September 4, 1860 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 80 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
Death about 1865 (Age 84 years)
Last change December 14, 201900:47:42

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1745Virginia, United States
11 years
elder brother
1 year
elder brother
Benjamin McGehee Jr
Birth: about 1755 30 25Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: before December 1808Granville, North Carolina, United States
6 years
elder brother
1 year
elder sister
6 years
elder sister
Mary McGehee
Birth: about 1765 40 35Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1832Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder brother
Josiah McGehee
Birth: about 1768 43 38Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1845Granville, North Carolina, United States
9 years
elder brother
Crafford McGehee
Birth: about 1776 51 46Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1852Troup, Georgia, United States
6 years
himself
5 years
younger brother
Shemuel McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1785 60 55Granville, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1855Granville, North Carolina, United States
Family with Clary Priddy - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 28, 1806Granville, North Carolina, United States
4 years
son
11 years
son
Nathan McGehee
Birth: about 1820 39 31North Carolina, United States
Death: about October 1871Granville, North Carolina, United States
6 years
son
14 years
son

Banks McGehee Sr has 11 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Banks McGehee Sr - Household

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Banks McGehee Srhead60MW
Clary McGeheewife61FW

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Nathan McGehee - Household

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Nathan McGeheehead40MW
Martha McGeheewife35FW
Banks McGehee Srparent79MW
Clary McGeheemother83FW