The Shemwell Family

John Alexander ClevelandAge: 70 years17901860

John Alexander Cleveland
Given names
John Alexander
Birth May 21, 1790
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 2 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
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The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 12 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 21 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 -
MarriageSarah Marietta KingsleyView this family
June 10, 1826 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Augusta Bowen Cleveland
December 7, 1828 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#2Alexander Dennison Cleveland
October 7, 1832 (Age 42 years)
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Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 41 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 45 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 55 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 -
Death of a wifeSarah Marietta Kingsley
April 20, 1856 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 66 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death November 24, 1860 (Age 70 years)
Last change April 26, 202203:53:06

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with Sarah Marietta Kingsley - View this family
John Alexander Cleveland
Birth: May 21, 1790New York City, New York, New York, United States
Death: November 24, 1860Plymouth, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Marriage: June 10, 1826Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
3 years
Augusta Bowen Cleveland
Birth: December 7, 1828 38 40Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Death: March 27, 1903Hayden, Kootenai, Idaho, United States
4 years
Alexander Dennison Cleveland
Birth: October 7, 1832 42 43Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Death: February 22, 1920Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States
John Howe + Sarah Marietta Kingsley - View this family
wife’s husband
John Howe
Birth: about 1780Massachusetts, United States
Death: about 1825Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Marriage: December 7, 1807New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
13 months
Edward Chaplin Howe
Birth: about 1808 28 19Berkshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Death: about 1815Berkshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Joseph Smith Jr. + Sarah Marietta Kingsley - View this family
wife’s husband
Joseph Smith Jr.Joseph Smith Jr.
Birth: December 23, 1805 34 30Sharon, Windsor, Vermont, United States
Death: June 27, 1844Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States
Marriage: before June 29, 1842

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