The Shemwell Family

Catherine SwigartAge: 57 years18151872

Name
Catherine Swigart
Given names
Catherine
Surname
Swigart
Married name
Catherine Demonbreun
Birth about 1815

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 17 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
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 20 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
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 31 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
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 42 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
MarriageJohn Baptiste DemonbreunView this family
March 18, 1860 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 46 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 52 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 52 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 54 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 husbandJohn Baptiste Demonbreun
May 25, 1872 (Age 57 years)
Death after 1872 (Age 57 years)

Last change May 19, 202019:06:32

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

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