The Shemwell Family

Thomas Jackson Hudspeth1787

Name
Thomas Jackson Hudspeth
Given names
Thomas Jackson
Surname
Hudspeth
Birth about 1787 27
Birth of a brotherSolomon Hudspeth
about 1790 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterDolly Hudspeth
about 1791 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Hudspeth
about 1793 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 6 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 16 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
Marriage of a parentJoseph HudspethAnna Margaret ShemwellView this family
May 14, 1804 (Age 17 years)
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Birth of a half-brotherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
March 17, 1806 (Age 19 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Hudspeth
March 5, 1809 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 25 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
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 45 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 48 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
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 59 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 70 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 74 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 80 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 80 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 82 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Death of a half-brotherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
December 29, 1870 (Age 83 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 91 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Deathunknown

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 1, 1784Surry, North Carolina, United States
-4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
4 years
himself
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Anna Margaret Shemwell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: May 14, 1804Logan, Kentucky, United States
22 months
half-brother

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