The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth “Betsey” McGeheeAge: 88 years17501838

Elizabeth “Betsey” McGehee
Given names
Married name
Elizabeth White
Birth 1750 47 41
Birth of a sisterEsther McGehee
November 24, 1753 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn McGehee
about 1756 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherPhilip McGehee
about 1759 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Agnes Carr
December 13, 1759 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherShadrach McGehee
about 1762 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 4 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 -
Death of a brotherWilliam McGehee III
about 1771 (Age 21 years)
MarriageCaptain Daniel WhiteView this family
January 12, 1775 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 25 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 -
Death of a brotherThomas McGehee Sr
1777 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth McCullough
about 1777 (Age 27 years)
Elizabeth McGehee Revolutionary War Pay Voucher October 25 1780
October 25, 1780 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 25 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Death of a brotherLewis McGehee
before May 17, 1784 (Age 34 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam McGehee Jr
March 20, 1796 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 43 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 53 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Death of a sisterEsther McGehee
March 3, 1807 (Age 57 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 62 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 -
Death of a husbandCaptain Daniel White
1817 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherJohn McGehee Sr
about 1826 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 82 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 85 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 1838 (Age 88 years)
Cemetery: Cherry Hill Farm Cemetery
Last change October 28, 202013:57:48

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1724Virginia, United States
2 years
elder brother
6 years
elder brother
William McGehee III
Birth: about 1730 27 21Virginia, United States
Death: about 1771Duplin, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder brother
Thomas McGehee Sr
Birth: 1733 30 24Hanover, Virginia, United States
Death: 1777Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
8 years
elder brother
11 years
Elizabeth “Betsey” McGehee
Birth: 1750 47 41Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: 1838Ivy, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
4 years
younger sister
Esther McGehee
Birth: November 24, 1753 51 44Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: March 3, 1807Greenwood, South Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Family with Captain Daniel White - View this family
Elizabeth “Betsey” McGehee
Birth: 1750 47 41Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: 1838Ivy, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
Marriage: January 12, 1775Louisa, Virginia, United States

Elizabeth “Betsey” McGehee has 24 first cousins recorded

Father's family (24)

Parents James Mackgehee + Rebecca Prewitt
1Holden McGehee17221816
2John McGehee17231800
4James McGehee Jr17251796
5Carr McGehee Sr17261782
6Thomas McGehee Sr17281800
8William McGehee17301786
9Lydia McGehee17311821
10Joseph McGehee17351793
11Henry McGehee Sr17381835
12Michael McGehee17411742
13Josiah McGehee17421800
Parents John March McGehee Sr + Ann Nancy Graves
2Lucy McGehee17491810
4Augustine McGehee17501830
6Mary McGehee1757
7Edward McGehee17581819
10Sarah McGehee1763

Mother's family (0)