The Shemwell Family

Ruth CaseyAge: 46 years18011847

Ruth Casey
Given names
Married name
Ruth Ray
Birth March 2, 1801 24 17
Birth of a son
#1Willis Anderson Ray

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 21 months)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Marriage of parentsAbner Elsberry CaseyElizabeth Riley BowenView this family
1804 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 10 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 -
MarriageHix Jones RayView this family
February 1820 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Carroll Ray
November 20, 1820 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Kiziah Caroline “Kizzie” Ray
July 1822 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Ray
January 19, 1824 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#5Sarah Melinda Ray
October 1825 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Martha Melissa Ray
December 27, 1827 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7Cynthia Manerva “Ann” Ray
September 25, 1829 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 30 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a son
#8Calvin James Ray
October 12, 1833 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9Nancy Maranda Ray
September 10, 1835 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 34 years)
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 -
Birth of a daughter
#10Mary Perlina Ray
July 2, 1837 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#11John Riley Ray
October 12, 1839 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 44 years)
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 -
Death November 18, 1847 (Age 46 years)
Family with parents - View this family
Abner Elsberry Casey
Birth: July 11, 1776Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Death: July 1, 1850Parthenon, Newton, Arkansas, United States
Elizabeth Riley Bowen
Birth: April 6, 1783Parthenon, Newton, Arkansas, United States
Death: about 1865Newton, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: 1804Tennessee, United States
-3 years
Family with Hix Jones Ray - View this family
Marriage: February 1820Wayne, Tennessee, United States
10 months
James Carroll Ray
Birth: November 20, 1820 22 19Wayne, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1893Marshall, Kentucky, United States
20 months
19 months
Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Ray
Birth: January 19, 1824 25 22Wayne, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 13, 1882Marshall, Kentucky, United States
21 months
Sarah Melinda Ray
Birth: October 1825 27 24Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 13, 1882Kentucky, United States
2 years
Martha Melissa Ray
Birth: December 27, 1827 29 26Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 16, 1918Graves, Kentucky, United States
21 months
Cynthia Manerva “Ann” Ray
Birth: September 25, 1829 31 28Calloway, Kentucky, United States
Death: after 1880Graves, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Calvin James Ray
Birth: October 12, 1833 35 32Kentucky, United States
Death: December 1, 1864Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Willis Anderson Ray
Birth: Kentucky, United States
Death: July 17, 1858Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Nancy Maranda Ray
Birth: September 10, 1835 37 34Kentucky, United States
Death: October 2, 1862Marshall, Kentucky, United States
22 months
Mary Perlina Ray
Birth: July 2, 1837 39 36Kentucky, United States
Death: December 10, 1908Kentucky, United States
2 years
John Riley Ray
Birth: October 12, 1839 41 38Kentucky, United States
Death: June 6, 1921Marshall, Kentucky, United States

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