The Shemwell Family

Mary MerrittAge: 62 years17691831

Name
Mary Merritt
Given names
Mary
Surname
Merritt
Married name
Mary Shemwell
Birth about 1769 49 29

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 6 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
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 6 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
#1William Shemwell
1791 (Age 22 years)

MarriageElisha ShemwellView this family
before 1795 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Nancy Shemwell
1795 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3Uradice “Dicey” Shemwell
June 5, 1798 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 24 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Shemwell
August 29, 1801 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherEphraim Merritt
1801 (Age 32 years)

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 34 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
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 43 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
Marriage of a childThomas S LongUradice “Dicey” ShemwellView this family
February 9, 1826 (Age 57 years)
Death of a husbandElisha Shemwell
about 1826 (Age 57 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary Malinda Long
January 18, 1830 (Age 61 years)

Death 1831 (Age 62 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Brittian Church Cemetery
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Marriage: before 1795
-3 years
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7 years
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3 years
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Mary Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1801 45 32North Carolina, United States
Death: September 8, 1856Rutherford, North Carolina, United States
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