The Shemwell Family

Jacob McGeheeAge: 56 years17601816

Name
Jacob McGehee
Given names
Jacob
Surname
McGehee
Birth 1760 35 40
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

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
Birth of a brotherJohn McGehee Jr
1765 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherSolomon McGehee
1765 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterEster McGehee
about 1768 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherPhillip McGehee
1770 (Age 10 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 15 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 paternal grandmotherElizabeth McCullough
about 1777 (Age 17 years)
Military
Jacob McGehee Revolutionary War Pay Voucher October 27 1781
October 27, 1781 (Age 21 years)
MarriageMary ScottView this family
about 1781 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 15 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
Birth of a sisterNannie Carrie “Annie” McGehee
1785 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherSarah Ann Moore
1785 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam McGehee Jr
March 20, 1796 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 33 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 43 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 52 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 March 27, 1816 (Age 56 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Fleet Magee Cemetery
Last change March 5, 202019:12:03

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1759Duplin, North Carolina, United States
2 years
himself
Jacob McGehee
Birth: 1760 35 40Sampson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 27, 1816Dexter, Walthall, Mississippi, United States
6 years
younger brother
1 year
younger brother
Solomon McGehee
Birth: 1765 40 45Duplin, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1826Simpson, Smith, Mississippi, United States
4 years
younger sister
Ester McGehee
Birth: about 1768 43 48North Carolina, United States
Death: Duplin, North Carolina, United States
3 years
younger brother
Phillip McGehee
Birth: 1770 45 50Duplin, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1826Jefferson Davis, Mississippi, United States
16 years
younger sister
Family with Mary Scott - View this family
himself
Jacob McGehee
Birth: 1760 35 40Sampson, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 27, 1816Dexter, Walthall, Mississippi, United States
wife
Mary Scott
Birth: 1763Sampson, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1836Marion, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States
Marriage: about 1781North Carolina, United States

Jacob McGehee has 4 first cousins recorded

MilitaryNorth Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers, 1779-1782