The Shemwell Family

Robert SherrodAge: 74 years17621836

Robert Sherrod
Given names
Birth 1762
MarriageAbby SoutherlinView this family

Sharon Grove
early settler

Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

Note: The French and Indian War is the American name for the North American theater of the Seven Years War, fought primarily between the colonies of British America and New France -
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 13 years)

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics -
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 13 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Birth of a son
#1Thomas S Sherrod
January 20, 1793 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 31 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Birth of a son
#2Samuel Sherrod
March 21, 1802 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 41 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 50 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 -
Marriage of a childThomas S SherrodSarah PittmanView this family
February 13, 1817 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Elizabeth Rachel Sherrod
1829 (Age 67 years)
Marriage of a childSamuel SherrodPiety E HornView this family
December 10, 1829 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Nathan H Sherrod
1830 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Perry Sherrod
1831 (Age 69 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sarah E Sherrod
1832 (Age 70 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 70 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a grandson
#5Thomas S Sherrod Jr.
about 1834 (Age 72 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Fadie Sherrod
1834 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7Allbrittain “Brit” Sherrod
June 10, 1835 (Age 73 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 73 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 granddaughter
#8Priscilla Sherrod
1836 (Age 74 years)
Death September 9, 1836 (Age 74 years)
Family with Abby Southerlin - View this family
Robert Sherrod
Birth: 1762Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States
Death: September 9, 1836Sharon Grove, Todd, Kentucky, United States
9 years

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