The Shemwell Family

Richard Strother DemonbreunAge: 80 years18331913

Name
Richard Strother Demonbreun
Given names
Richard Strother
Surname
Demonbreun
Birth May 24, 1833 45 25
Birth of a brotherAlfred Wilson Demonbreun
May 1834 (Age 11 months)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 2 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 brotherAndrew Jackson Demonbreun
December 1836 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy E Demonbreun
about 1838 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMary A T Demonbreun
about 1843 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherRobert Eaton Demonbreun
about 1845 (Age 11 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 12 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
Death of a brotherRobert Eaton Demonbreun
about 1851 (Age 17 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Hensley Bennett
February 13, 1856 (Age 22 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Hollis
September 5, 1856 (Age 23 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 23 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Marriage of a parentJohn Baptiste DemonbreunCatherine SwigartView this family
March 18, 1860 (Age 26 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Demonbreun
about 1860 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Gabriel Demonbreun
about 1862 (Age 28 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 27 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 33 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 33 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Death of a brotherJames Edward Demonbreun
August 21, 1868 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 35 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
Death of a fatherJohn Baptiste Demonbreun
May 25, 1872 (Age 39 years)
Death of a half-brotherJohn Spencer Demonbreun
about 1875 (Age 41 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 44 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 sisterMary A T Demonbreun
August 29, 1896 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 64 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a half-sisterMariah Marie Demonbreun
November 16, 1898 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sisterNancy E Demonbreun
before 1900 (Age 66 years)

Death of a half-sisterJudith Jane Demonbreun
about 1901 (Age 67 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel Bynum Hampton Demonbreun
March 27, 1902 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherAlfred Wilson Demonbreun
January 29, 1908 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherAndrew Jackson Demonbreun
September 29, 1908 (Age 75 years)
Death June 6, 1913 (Age 80 years)
Last change May 19, 202018:46:18

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: June 10, 1823Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
16 months
elder brother
Samuel Bynum Hampton Demonbreun
Birth: October 8, 1824 36 16Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 27, 1902Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
James Edward Demonbreun
Birth: February 1, 1829 41 20Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 21, 1868Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
4 years
himself
Richard Strother Demonbreun
Birth: May 24, 1833 45 25Tennessee, United States
Death: June 6, 1913Davidson, Tennessee, United States
1 year
younger brother
Alfred Wilson Demonbreun
Birth: May 1834 46 26Tennessee, United States
Death: January 29, 1908Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Andrew Jackson Demonbreun
Birth: December 1836 48 28Tennessee, United States
Death: September 29, 1908Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
6 years
younger sister
Mary A T Demonbreun
Birth: about 1843 54 34Tennessee, United States
Death: August 29, 1896Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Robert Eaton Demonbreun
Birth: about 1845 56 36Tennessee, United States
Death: about 1851Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Catherine Jane Taylor - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: January 2, 1816Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
half-brother
William Demonbreun
Birth: about 1817 28 25
Death: about 1860Cheatham, Tennessee, United States
15 months
half-sister
Mariah Marie Demonbreun
Birth: April 9, 1818 30 26Tennessee, United States
Death: November 16, 1898Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
half-brother
15 months
half-sister
Father’s family with Catherine Swigart - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: March 18, 1860Cheatham, Tennessee, United States

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