The Shemwell Family

Margaret Catherine WatsonAge: 61 years18451907

Margaret Catherine Watson
Given names
Margaret Catherine
Married name
Margaret Catherine Carnes
Birth November 21, 1845 42 42
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 41 days)
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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a brotherSmith Watson
before 1860 (Age 14 years)

Death of a brotherJohn M Watson
March 28, 1863 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 21 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 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 -
Death of a fatherElihu Watson
about 1870 (Age 24 years)
Death of a motherCelia Sherrill
June 30, 1876 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death of a sisterNancy L Watson
about 1885 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sisterSusannah Miranda Watson
July 12, 1885 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sisterMary Watson
May 11, 1890 (Age 44 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Jane Watson
March 1, 1897 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a sisterMartha Ann Watson
about 1907 (Age 61 years)
Death March 5, 1907 (Age 61 years)
Last change May 10, 202018:24:12

by: Brian Shemwell
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Marriage: March 9, 1820
18 months
elder sister
Mary Watson
Birth: August 25, 1821 18 18Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 11, 1890Iredell, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
George Washington Watson
Birth: November 4, 1823 20 20Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 18, 1914Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder sister
-21 months
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
Susannah Miranda Watson
Birth: June 6, 1829 25 25Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Death: July 12, 1885Watauga, North Carolina, United States
4 years
elder sister
Martha Ann Watson
Birth: December 1832 29 29Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1907Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States
18 months
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
John M Watson
Birth: about 1836 32 32Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 28, 1863Jacksboro, Cambell, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
Smith Watson
Birth: about 1838 34 34Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: before 1860
3 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
4 years
Margaret Catherine Watson
Birth: November 21, 1845 42 42Ashe, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 5, 1907Georgia, United States

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