The Shemwell Family

William ShemwellAge: 35 years17551790

William Shemwell
Given names
Birth before 1755 43 39

Birth of a brotherElisha Shemwell
between 1756 and 1765 (Age 12 months)
Death of a paternal grandfatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 5 years)
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 -
Birth of a sisterPriscilla Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 12 years)

Birth of a sisterMary Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 12 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 19 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 20 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 20 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Death before May 1790 (Age 35 years)
Additional Info
February 3, 2019

by: Barry Shemwell
Note: William died intestate
Last change May 24, 202016:37:05

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: about 1732St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
elder sister
18 years
elder brother
7 years
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

William Shemwell has 19 first cousins recorded

Additional Info
William died intestate Only heirs listed are: Elisha, brother, Rutherford, North Carolina Joseph, brother, St. Mary's, Maryland, if living Rebecca Burage, sister, Rowan, North Carolina Mary Nooe, sister, Rowan, North Carolina Priscilla Shemwell, sister, Rowan, North Carolina