The Shemwell Family

Isaac Shemwell

Name
Isaac Shemwell
Given names
Isaac
Surname
Shemwell
Birth of a son
#1Isaac Shemwell Jr.
about 1755
Death of a fatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760
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
Birth of a daughter
#2Susanna Shemwell
about 1766
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766
Birth of a daughter
#3Ann “Nancy” Shemwell
1771
Death of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776

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

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
MarriageNancy View this family
before 1788

Birth of a grandson
#1Alexander Shemwell Sr.
about 1790

Birth of a granddaughter
#2Rebecca Ann Shamel
December 13, 1790
Birth of a grandson
#3Henry Shemwell
July 23, 1792
Death of a brotherJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797
Marriage of a childBenjamin DavisSusanna ShemwellView this family
November 1, 1797
Note: 2nd wife of Benjamin Davis
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Sarah “Sallie” Shemwell
January 24, 1798

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Marriage of a childJames Parke Sr.Ann “Nancy” ShemwellView this family
December 2, 1799
Census August 4, 1800
Death of a daughterSusanna Shemwell
October 3, 1801
Cause: childbirth
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Nancy Shemwell
June 26, 1803
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803

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
Birth of a grandson
#6Joseph Parke
1804
Death of a sonIsaac Shemwell Jr.
1805
Birth of a grandson
#7Elbert Taylor Parke Sr.
July 7, 1809
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Lourana “Lourany” Parke
1811
Birth of a grandson
#9Oliver H P “Perry” Parke
November 10, 1813
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

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
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832
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
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836
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
Death of a daughterAnn “Nancy” Shemwell
about 1840
Death of a grandsonAlexander Shemwell Sr.
1841
Death of a grandsonHenry Shemwell
October 28, 1845
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
-14 years
brother
14 years
brother
3 years
brother
5 years
brother
himself
Family with Nancy - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: before 1788
-32 years
son
12 years
daughter
Susanna Shemwell
Birth: about 1766Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 3, 1801Rowan, North Carolina, United States
6 years
daughter

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