The Shemwell Family

John W McMillanAge: 87 years17561844

Name
John W McMillan
Given names
John W
Surname
McMillan
Birth November 13, 1756 20 24
Military
Revolutionary War

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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Emigration 1774 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 18 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
MarriageJean MitchellView this family
September 1, 1778 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Flora McMillan
January 6, 1781 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2Gilbert W McMillan
October 1783 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 18 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Birth of a son
#3John Hugh McMillan
April 17, 1784 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#4Daniel McMillan
March 1785 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Catherine McMillan
April 1788 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Margaret McMillan
May 25, 1795 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#7Angus McMillan
August 31, 1798 (Age 41 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 36 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 46 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Marriage of a childGilbert W McMillanSarah Eleanor NicholsView this family
before 1810 (Age 53 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Hugh McMillanMary McKethanView this family
March 7, 1811 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Hugh McMillan
about 1812 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Catherine C “Katie” McMillan
June 22, 1812 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary McMillan
December 29, 1813 (Age 57 years)

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 55 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Birth of a grandson
#4Neil McMillan
June 17, 1816 (Age 59 years)

Marriage of a childJohn Hugh McMillanMargaret McLeodView this family
August 15, 1817 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Daniel Gilbert McMillan
about 1818 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6John Leo McMillan
February 6, 1818 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Margaret McMillan
July 25, 1821 (Age 64 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8John McMillan
April 4, 1823 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9Daniel McMillan
October 26, 1824 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Nancy Jane McMillan
October 26, 1826 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Eleanor McMillan
about 1828 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12William McMillan
June 15, 1828 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13Isaac Nichols McMillan
September 29, 1829 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Sanford G McMillan
1831 (Age 74 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 75 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Catherine McMillan
about 1833 (Age 76 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Sally McMillan
December 18, 1833 (Age 77 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#17Elizabeth McMillan
about 1835 (Age 78 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 78 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a grandson
#18William Henry Harrison McMillan
November 15, 1837 (Age 81 years)
Death February 23, 1844 (Age 87 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Elk Creek Cemetery
Note: If Jean Mitchel is correct, who is Marion?.
Last change July 29, 201915:37:28

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: September 1, 1778
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daughter
Flora McMillan
Birth: January 6, 1781 24 28Robeson, North Carolina, United States
Death: between 1850 and 1860Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
3 years
son
7 months
son
11 months
son
3 years
daughter
7 years
daughter
Margaret McMillan
Birth: May 25, 1795 38 43Robeson, North Carolina, United States
Death:
3 years
son
Angus McMillan
Birth: August 31, 1798 41 46Robeson, North Carolina, United States
Death:

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Burial
If Jean Mitchel is correct, who is Marion?.