The Shemwell Family

Esther McGeheeAge: 53 years17531807

Esther McGehee
Given names
Married name
Esther Meriwether
Birth November 24, 1753 51 44
Birth of a sisterAnn McGehee
about 1756 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherPhilip McGehee
about 1759 (Age 5 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Agnes Carr
December 13, 1759 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherShadrach McGehee
about 1762 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 38 days)

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 -
MarriageJohn MeriwetherView this family
April 15, 1771 (Age 17 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam McGehee III
about 1771 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 21 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 23 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth McCullough
about 1777 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 21 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 30 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam McGehee Jr
March 20, 1796 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 39 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 49 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Death March 3, 1807 (Age 53 years)
Last change October 28, 202013:57:50

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
elder sister
Elizabeth “Betsey” McGehee
Birth: 1750 47 41Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: 1838Ivy, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
4 years
Esther McGehee
Birth: November 24, 1753 51 44Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: March 3, 1807Greenwood, South Carolina, United States
3 years
younger sister
Ann McGehee
Birth: about 1756 53 47Louisa, Virginia, United States
4 years
younger brother
Philip McGehee
Birth: about 1759 56 50Louisa, Virginia, United States
4 years
younger brother
Shadrach McGehee
Birth: about 1762 59 53Louisa, Virginia, United States
Family with John Meriwether - View this family
John Meriwether
Birth: March 12, 1751Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
Death: January 31, 1820Abbeville, South Carolina, United States
Esther McGehee
Birth: November 24, 1753 51 44Louisa, Virginia, United States
Death: March 3, 1807Greenwood, South Carolina, United States
Marriage: April 15, 1771Louisa, Virginia, United States

Esther 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
3Lucy McGehee17491810
5Augustine McGehee17501830
7Mary McGehee1757
8Edward McGehee17581819
10Sarah McGehee1763

Mother's family (0)