The Shemwell Family

Mary UlleryAge: 59 years17971857

Mary Ullery
Given names
Married name
Mary May
Birth May 26, 1797 24
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Ullery
from 1801 to 1810 (Age 3 years)

Note: Birth year based on 1830 Census
Death of a motherMrs Henry Ullery
after 1801 (Age 3 years)

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 5 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Marriage of a parentCaptain Henry UlleryMary Ann “Anna” VanGundyView this family
March 24, 1812 (Age 14 years)
Death of a fatherCaptain Henry Ullery
August 6, 1812 (Age 15 years)
Note: See Military Record above: The Robert Lucas Journal states that Captain Henry Ullery died on August 5, 1812.
Captain Henry Ullery Military Pension
Captain Henry Ullery Military Pension

Note: Identifies the "Widow Anna"

Birth of a half-sisterSarah J “Ann” Ullery
about 1813 (Age 15 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 14 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 -
MarriageJohn MayView this family
May 21, 1819 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 34 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 38 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 -
Death of a sisterElizabeth Ullery
before 1840 (Age 42 years)
Note: Presumed she died before 1840 because she did not appear in the 1840 Census with her family
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 48 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 59 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death March 24, 1857 (Age 59 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Marshall Cemetery
Note: "Wife of John May"
Note: "Plot 1-76"
Last change March 10, 202217:42:55

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1796
-8 months
elder sister
2 years
Mary Ullery
Birth: May 26, 1797 24Ohio, United States
Death: March 24, 1857Clark, Illinois, United States
14 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Mary Ann “Anna” VanGundy - View this family
Marriage: March 24, 1812Ross, Ohio, United States
21 months
Family with John May - View this family
John May
Birth: September 18, 1792Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 9, 1862Marshall, Clark, Illinois, United States
Mary Ullery
Birth: May 26, 1797 24Ohio, United States
Death: March 24, 1857Clark, Illinois, United States
Marriage: May 21, 1819Ross, Ohio, United States

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