The Shemwell Family

Travis DanielAge: 81 years17801861

Travis Daniel
Given names
Birth 1780
MarriageMary WallaceView this family

Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 13 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy Jane Daniel
May 30, 1802 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 23 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 32 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#1James Isaac Shemwell
1815 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Travis Shemwell
September 7, 1818 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Thomas F Shemwell
October 18, 1820 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4Poindexter Shemwell
1822 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Alexander “Alex” Shemwell Jr.
April 17, 1824 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Whitson Berry Shemwell
1828 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Louisa Shemwell
about 1828 (Age 48 years)
Death of a grandsonThomas F Shemwell
October 30, 1829 (Age 49 years)

Burial of a grandsonThomas F Shemwell
1829 (Age 49 years)
Cemetery: Daniel Famly Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#8Dr. Obediah Marcellus Shemwell
February 27, 1830 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Charlotte Jane Shemwell
January 1, 1832 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 52 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Margaret Shemwell
August 1834 (Age 54 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 55 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 -
Birth of a grandson
#11Thomas Franklin Shemwell
about 1836 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12Lorenzo D Shemwell
1839 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 66 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 grandsonWilliam Travis Shemwell
August 20, 1852 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 77 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a grandsonJames Isaac Shemwell
about 1860 (Age 80 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 81 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 -
Death May 1861 (Age 81 years)
Family with Mary Wallace - View this family
Travis Daniel
Birth: 1780Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: May 1861Deal Island, Somerset, Maryland, United States

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