The Shemwell Family

Jane SawyersAge: 81 years17981880

Jane Sawyers
Given names
Married name
Jane Troutman
Birth November 24, 1798 34 28
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a sisterRachel Sawyers
November 10, 1800 (Age 23 months)
Death of a motherAnne Robinson
about 1802 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 4 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 13 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Death of a fatherJohn Sawyers
about 1816 (Age 17 years)
MarriageEli Ambrose TroutmanView this family
April 10, 1825 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 33 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 36 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 -
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 47 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 -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 58 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 62 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 68 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 68 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Death of a sisterRachel Sawyers
October 12, 1869 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 70 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 -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 79 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Death April 11, 1880 (Age 81 years)
Last change September 8, 202018:34:52

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
John Sawyers
Birth: about 1764Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1816New Castle, Henry, Kentucky, United States
Anne Robinson
Birth: about 1770Greenbrier, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1802Shelby, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: about 1790Virginia, United States
9 years
Jane Sawyers
Birth: November 24, 1798 34 28Virginia, United States
Death: April 11, 1880Cass, Indiana, United States
2 years
younger sister
Rachel Sawyers TombstoneRachel Sawyers
Birth: November 10, 1800 36 30Kentucky, United States
Death: October 12, 1869Indiana, United States
Family with Eli Ambrose Troutman - View this family
Jane Sawyers
Birth: November 24, 1798 34 28Virginia, United States
Death: April 11, 1880Cass, Indiana, United States
Marriage: April 10, 1825Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
Eli Ambrose Troutman + Sarah Jane “Sally” Dyson - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: January 11, 1838Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
3 years
Jonas Dipert and Amanda Lovina Troutman TombstoneAmanda Lovina Troutman
Birth: April 11, 1841 37 37Kewanna, Fulton, Indiana, United States
Death: April 23, 1909Starke, Indiana, United States
Eli Ambrose Troutman + Sally Taylor - View this family
husband’s wife
Sally Taylor
Birth: about 1803New York, United States
Death: about 1851Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: December 7, 1848Fulton, Indiana, United States
Eli Ambrose Troutman + Mary “Polly” Butler - View this family
husband’s wife
Mary Butler TombstoneMary “Polly” Butler
Birth: October 9, 1816Wayne, Indiana, United States
Death: April 16, 1894Fulton, Indiana, United States
Marriage: January 24, 1852Pulaski, Pulaski, Indiana, United States

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