The Shemwell Family

Holden McGeheeAge: 94 years17221816

Name
Holden McGehee
Given names
Holden
Surname
McGehee
Birth about 1722 24 22
Birth of a brotherJohn McGehee
about 1723 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a brotherJames McGehee Jr
about 1725 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherBenjamin McGehee Sr
about 1725 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherCarr McGehee Sr
about 1726 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas McGehee Sr
about 1728 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherNathaniel McGehee Sr
about 1729 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam McGehee
about 1730 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterLydia McGehee
about 1731 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph McGehee
about 1735 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a brotherHenry McGehee Sr
about 1738 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a brotherMichael McGehee
1741 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a brotherJosiah McGehee
about 1742 (Age 20 years)
Death of a brotherMichael McGehee
1742 (Age 20 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Mackgehee
December 9, 1748 (Age 26 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Agnes Carr
December 13, 1759 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 32 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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Death of a fatherJames Mackgehee
before October 1774 (Age 52 years)

Death of a motherRebecca Prewitt
after November 23, 1774 (Age 52 years)
Note: Referring to the James McGehee Estate Sale held on November 23, 1774.... it is noted that a Mrs McGehee purchased some items. It is assumed that this was Rebecca McGehee (nee Prewitt); so, she would have died after this date. More work is needed to find her actual death date.
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 53 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Death of a brotherCarr McGehee Sr
October 7, 1782 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 53 years)

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
Death of a brotherWilliam McGehee
after 1786 (Age 64 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph McGehee
about 1793 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherJames McGehee Jr
about 1796 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 71 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Death of a brotherJohn McGehee
about 1800 (Age 78 years)

Death of a brotherThomas McGehee Sr
about 1800 (Age 78 years)

Death of a brotherJosiah McGehee
about 1800 (Age 78 years)

Death of a brotherNathaniel McGehee Sr
October 29, 1803 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 81 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
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 90 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 April 2, 1816 (Age 94 years)
Last change January 30, 202000:10:23

by: Bruce Troutman
Additional Info
More data needed. Tree based on https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L5GQ-ZFD
January 30, 2020

by: Bruce Troutman
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father
mother
Marriage: October 9, 1721Hanover, Virginia, United States
15 months
himself
Holden McGehee
Birth: about 1722 24 22Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: April 2, 1816Hanover, Virginia, United States
2 years
younger brother
John McGehee
Birth: about 1723 25 23Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
3 years
younger brother
James McGehee Jr
Birth: about 1725 27 25St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1796Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
1 year
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Carr McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1726 28 26Caroline, Virginia, United States
Death: October 7, 1782Hanover, Virginia, United States
3 years
younger brother
Thomas McGehee Sr
Birth: about 1728 30 28Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
William McGehee
Birth: about 1730 32 30Hanover, North Carolina, United States
Death: after 1786Albemarle, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Lydia McGehee
Birth: about 1731 33 31Virginia, United States
Death: June 22, 1821Virginia, United States
5 years
younger brother
Joseph McGehee
Birth: about 1735 37 35Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1793North Carolina, United States
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Michael McGehee
Birth: 1741 43 41Virginia, United States
Death: 1742Virginia, United States
2 years
younger brother
Josiah McGehee
Birth: about 1742 44 42Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1800

Holden McGehee has 20 first cousins recorded