The Shemwell Family

Rebeckah Hannah ShemwellAge: 66 years17321798

Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell
Given names
Rebeckah Hannah
Married name
Rebeckah Hannah Burrage
Birth about 1732 20 16
MarriageEdward Burrage JrView this family

Marriage of parentsWilliam ShemwellPriscilla LockeView this family
about 1732
Birth of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
before 1749 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
before 1755 (Age 23 years)

Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 22 years)

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 -
Birth of a brotherElisha Shemwell
between 1756 and 1765 (Age 24 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a sisterPriscilla Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a sisterMary Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 35 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 42 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 43 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 -
Birth of a son
#1William Burrage
March 24, 1777 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Hannah Burrage
1779 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 43 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Birth of a daughter
#3Catherine Burrage
August 3, 1787 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
before May 1790 (Age 58 years)
Death of a husbandEdward Burrage Jr
May 1798 (on the date of death)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 61 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Death May 1798 (Age 66 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: about 1732St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
18 years
younger brother
7 years
younger brother
William Shemwell
Birth: before 1755 43 39
Death: before May 1790North Carolina, United States
11 years
younger brother
12 years
younger sister
1 year
younger sister
Family with Edward Burrage Jr - View this family
3 years
9 years

Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell has 19 first cousins recorded