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Richard AcuffAge: 60 years17761836

Name
Richard Acuff
Given names
Richard
Surname
Acuff
Birth 1776 37 31
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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 17 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
MarriageMartha “Patsy” HaileyView this family
January 18, 1802 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 27 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 fatherJohn Acuff Sr.
January 1, 1805 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 36 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
Death of a brotherCain Acuff
1821 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 56 years)
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 (Age 59 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Death September 7, 1836 (Age 60 years)
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father
John Acuff Sr.
Birth: between 1739 and 1740 39 41Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
Death: January 1, 1805Puncheon Camp, Grainger, Tennessee, United States
mother
Marriage: 1767Caroline, Virginia, United States
-1 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Cain Acuff
Birth: 1770 31 25Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: 1821Tennessee, United States
7 years
himself
Richard Acuff
Birth: 1776 37 31Henry, Virginia, United States
Death: September 7, 1836Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Family with Martha “Patsy” Hailey - View this family
himself
Richard Acuff
Birth: 1776 37 31Henry, Virginia, United States
Death: September 7, 1836Grainger, Tennessee, United States
wife
Martha “Patsy” Hailey
Birth: about 1775Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 1, 1850Grainger, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: January 18, 1802Grainger, Tennessee, United States

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