The Shemwell Family

Louise Elizabeth LamarAge: 56 years18071864

Louise Elizabeth Lamar
Given names
Louise Elizabeth
Married name
Louise Elizabeth McGehee
Birth November 7, 1807
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 -
MarriageNicholas Abner McGeheeView this family
December 11, 1832 (Age 25 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 -
Birth of a son
#1Lucius Mirabeau McGehee
July 2, 1834 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 27 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 -
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 -
Marriage of a childLucius Mirabeau McGeheeEliza WilliamsView this family
October 9, 1850 (Age 42 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 -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 53 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 -
Death May 26, 1864 (Age 56 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Childer Chapel Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201918:42:20

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Nicholas Abner McGehee - View this family
Nicholas Abner McGehee
Birth: November 7, 1807 36 30Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States
Death: May 14, 1873Indian Springs, Catoosa, Georgia, United States
Louise Elizabeth Lamar
Birth: November 7, 1807Putnam, Georgia, United States
Death: May 26, 1864Summerfield, Dallas, Alabama, United States
Marriage: December 11, 1832Putnam, Georgia, United States
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