The Shemwell Family

Jane Acuff1736

Jane Acuff
Given names
Birth 1736 36 38

Birth of a brotherJohn Acuff Sr.
between 1739 and 1740 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherCain Acuff
about 1740 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Ingo
1748 (Age 12 years)
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The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 18 years)

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 -
Death of a fatherChristopher C Acuff
July 10, 1766 (Age 30 years)

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Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 39 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 -
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The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 39 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 57 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
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The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 67 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million -
Death of a brotherJohn Acuff Sr.
January 1, 1805 (Age 69 years)
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War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 76 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 -
Death of a brotherCain Acuff
about 1822 (Age 86 years)
Death of a brotherTimothy Acuff
October 5, 1823 (Age 87 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 96 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
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The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 99 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 -

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Marriage: about 1721
1 year
elder brother
15 years
elder brother
2 years
5 years
younger brother
John Acuff Sr.
Birth: between 1739 and 1740 39 41Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
Death: January 1, 1805Puncheon Camp, Grainger, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
Cain Acuff
Birth: about 1740 40 42Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
Death: about 1822Granger, Tennessee, United States

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