The Shemwell Family

Samuel Hezekiah McGeheeAge: 66 years17901857

Samuel Hezekiah McGehee
Given names
Samuel Hezekiah
Birth November 10, 1790 34 51
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames McGehee Jr
about 1796 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 2 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 12 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 21 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 -
MarriageElizabeth MansfieldView this family
1822 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#1Hezekiah McGehee
1824 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 41 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 44 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 fatherWilliam McGehee
May 1836 (Age 45 years)
Death of a motherDorina Shelton
October 26, 1841 (Age 50 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 55 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 brotherJohn McGehee
about 1850 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 66 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death July 20, 1857 (Age 66 years)
Last change January 18, 202017:57:46

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
William McGehee
Birth: March 31, 1756 31 27St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United States
Death: May 1836Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, United States
Marriage: December 21, 1785
elder brother
6 years
Samuel Hezekiah McGehee
Birth: November 10, 1790 34 51South Carolina, United States
Death: July 20, 1857Jackson, Alabama, United States
Family with Elizabeth Mansfield - View this family
Samuel Hezekiah McGehee
Birth: November 10, 1790 34 51South Carolina, United States
Death: July 20, 1857Jackson, Alabama, United States
Elizabeth Mansfield
Birth: November 2, 1803North Carolina, United States
Death: August 13, 1875Marshall, Alabama, United States
Marriage: 1822Alabama, United States
3 years
Hezekiah McGehee
Birth: 1824 33 20Alabama, United States
Death: after 1880Arkansas, United States

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