The Shemwell Family

Margaret SlaymakerAge: 39 years18231863

Margaret Slaymaker
Given names
Married name
Margaret Reynolds
Birth April 10, 1823 38
Birth of a brotherJohn Slaymaker
about 1824 (Age 8 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Slaymaker
June 22, 1827 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Ann Slaymaker
June 22, 1827 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterJane Slaymaker
May 29, 1829 (Age 6 years)
Death of a fatherJames S Slaymaker
about 1830 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a brotherFranklin Slaymaker
about 1832 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 8 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 12 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 daughter
#1Amanda Reynolds
estimated 1844 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 22 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 -
MarriageStephen ReynoldsView this family
November 7, 1850 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 33 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 37 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 March 29, 1863 (Age 39 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: Saline, Illinois, United States
elder sister
Elizabeth Slaymaker
Birth: November 11, 1818 33North Carolina, United States
Death: November 20, 1870Franklin, Illinois, United States
3 years
elder sister
18 months
21 months
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
younger sister
Nancy Ann Slaymaker
Birth: June 22, 1827 42North Carolina, United States
Death: April 15, 1894Saline, Illinois, United States
23 months
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with Stephen Reynolds - View this family
Marriage: November 7, 1850Saline, Illinois, United States
-6 years

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