The Shemwell Family

Charles Abner McGeheeAge: 66 years18291895

Name
Charles Abner McGehee
Given names
Charles Abner
Surname
McGehee
Birth February 25, 1829 31 28
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 2 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a brotherNathan Micajah McGehee
about 1833 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 6 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a sisterSusan Elizabeth McGehee
about 1839 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterEmma C “Emily” McGehee
June 13, 1841 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherMicajah McGehee
November 25, 1845 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 16 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageMary Elizabeth “Mollie” BeardView this family
July 19, 1853 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 27 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a sisterEmma C “Emily” McGehee
July 19, 1863 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 32 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 37 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 37 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 39 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 48 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a motherMartha S Venable
January 7, 1879 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Elizabeth McGehee
about 1880 (Age 50 years)
Death of a brotherHenry James McGehee
July 7, 1881 (Age 52 years)
Death of a brotherNathan Micajah McGehee
about 1888 (Age 58 years)
Death November 16, 1895 (Age 66 years)
Probate May 15, 1897 (17 months after death)
Note: Court Summons for Nathan's widow, "Mollie".
Probate May 15, 1897 (17 months after death)
Note: Court Decision for Nathan's widow, "Mollie".
Probate May 15, 1897 (17 months after death)
Note: Court Costs for Nathan's widow, "Mollie".
Burial
Cemetery: Wall-McGehee Family Cemetery
Last change March 23, 202020:01:54

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: August 14, 1822Prince Edward, Virginia, United States
5 years
elder brother
2 years
himself
Charles Abner McGehee
Birth: February 25, 1829 31 28Virginia, United States
Death: November 16, 1895Stokes, North Carolina, United States
5 years
younger brother
7 years
younger sister
Susan Elizabeth McGehee
Birth: about 1839 41 38North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1880Davidson, North Carolina, United States
2 years
younger sister
Emma C “Emily” McGehee
Birth: June 13, 1841 43 40North Carolina, United States
Death: July 19, 1863Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
Family with Mary Elizabeth “Mollie” Beard - View this family
himself
Charles Abner McGehee
Birth: February 25, 1829 31 28Virginia, United States
Death: November 16, 1895Stokes, North Carolina, United States
wife
Marriage: July 19, 1853Davidson, North Carolina, United States

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Probate
Court Summons for Nathan's widow, "Mollie".
Probate
Court Decision for Nathan's widow, "Mollie".
Probate
Court Costs for Nathan's widow, "Mollie".