The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Thorne1711

Name
Elizabeth Thorne
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Thorne
Married name
Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth 1711 41 37
Birth of a brotherJames Thorne
1711
Birth of a son
#1William Shemwell
about 1712 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterMary Thorne
1712 (Age 12 months)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn Gilliam
September 16, 1712 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a son
#2Johnathan Shemwell
estimated 1725 (Age 14 years)

MarriageIsaac ShemwellView this family
before 1727 (Age 16 years)
Note: Some research indicates wife may have been Mary or another daughter of William
Birth of a son
#3James Shemwell Sr.
1727 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#4Joseph Shemwell
before 1731 (Age 20 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam ShemwellPriscilla LockeView this family
about 1732 (Age 21 years)
Death of a brotherAbsalom Thorne
1735 (Age 24 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Thorne Sr.
November 15, 1737 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherMary Gilliam
November 22, 1737 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Joseph Shemwell
before 1749 (Age 38 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Thorne
before June 10, 1749 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Shemwell
before 1755 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3Isaac Shemwell Jr.
about 1755 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 43 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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Birth of a grandson
#4Elisha Shemwell
between 1756 and 1765 (Age 45 years)
Death of a husbandIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childJames Shemwell Sr.Mary Jane HiggsView this family
before 1765 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1765 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Susanna Shemwell
about 1766 (Age 55 years)
Death of a brotherBenjamin Thorne
before June 9, 1766 (Age 55 years)
Death of a sonJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Priscilla Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#8Rebeckah Hannah Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Mary Shemwell
before 1767 (Age 56 years)

Death of a brotherJames Thorne
before March 6, 1767 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Zachariah Shemwell
1770 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#11Anna Margaret Shemwell
about October 1771 (Age 60 years)
Note: or Charles Co. Maryland
Birth of a granddaughter
#12Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1774 (Age 63 years)
Address: abt 1778 - St. Mary's, Maryland, USA?
Death of a sonWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 63 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Birth of a grandson
#13James Shemwell Jr.
about 1775 (Age 64 years)
Death of a granddaughterPriscilla Shemwell
after 1774 (Age 63 years)

Death of a granddaughterRebeckah Hannah Shemwell
after 1774 (Age 63 years)

Death of a granddaughterMary Shemwell
after 1774 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a grandson
#14Samuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 65 years)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 64 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 12, 1780 (Age 69 years)

Birth of a grandson
#16Joseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 72 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 64 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
Marriage of a childIsaac ShemwellNancy View this family
before 1788 (Age 77 years)

Death of a sonJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797 (Age 86 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 82 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Death of a granddaughterSusanna Shemwell
October 3, 1801 (Age 90 years)
Cause: childbirth
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 92 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
Death of a grandsonIsaac Shemwell Jr.
1805 (Age 94 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 101 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
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