The Shemwell Family

Susanna ShemwellAge: 35 years17661801

Name
Susanna Shemwell
Given names
Susanna
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Susanna Davis
Birth about 1766
Birth of a daughter
#1Nancy Davis

Birth of a daughter
#2Susannah Davis

Birth of a sisterAnn “Nancy” Shemwell
1771 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 9 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
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 9 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 parentsIsaac ShemwellNancy View this family
before 1788 (Age 22 years)

MarriageBenjamin DavisView this family
November 1, 1797 (Age 31 years)
Note: 2nd wife of Benjamin Davis
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 27 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Death October 3, 1801 (Age 35 years)
Cause of death: childbirth
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1788
-32 years
elder brother
12 years
herself
Susanna Shemwell
Birth: about 1766Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 3, 1801Rowan, North Carolina, United States
6 years
younger sister
Family with Benjamin Davis - View this family
husband
herself
Susanna Shemwell
Birth: about 1766Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 3, 1801Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: November 1, 1797Rowan, North Carolina, United States
daughter
daughter

Susanna Shemwell has 15 first cousins recorded

Marriage
2nd wife of Benjamin Davis
Note
page 100, Benjamin Davis & Susana Shamel, 1 Nov 1797. Isaac Shemwell, bondsman, Jno. Rogers, wit. 1801 - death of Ben's wife - from Ann Mims Wright, A Record of the Descendants of Isaac Ross and Jean Brown, in the diary of Arthur Brown Ross, entry for October 4, 1801, "After breakfast William Moores, Isaac Conger and Phoebe Hendly with us, all set off for Brother Ben Davis'. Oh, the distress! And nothing to eat." Two days later, October 6th: "Brother Ben and Holland with us." October 9th, "Brother Ben, son and daughter, came late."