The Shemwell Family

Susannah Davis

Name
Susannah Davis
Given names
Susannah
Surname
Davis
Married name
Susannah Hunt
Birth
MarriageDaniel Durham HuntView this family
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Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803

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
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

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
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
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
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

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

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
Death of a husbandDaniel Durham Hunt
October 7, 1866
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867
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
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869

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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Deathunknown

Last change June 15, 201913:38:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
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
sister
herself
Family with Daniel Durham Hunt - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage:
Daniel Durham Hunt + Nancy Davis - View this family
husband
sister
Marriage:
niece
2 years
nephew
John Alexander Hunt
Birth: May 16, 1830 33Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1913St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
3 years
nephew
James Wiseman Hunt
Birth: November 2, 1832 35Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 23, 1855Moab, Grand, Utah, United States
3 years
nephew
Levi Bunyan Hunt
Birth: April 22, 1835 38Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 14, 1890
23 months
nephew
Benoni Smith Hunt
Birth: March 25, 1837 40Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1918St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
3 years
nephew
Daniel Whitmore Hunt
Birth: May 1, 1840 43Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 14, 1919St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
2 years
niece
Nancy Johanna Penelope Hunt
Birth: August 1, 1842 45Gibson, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 29, 1909Utah, United States

Susannah Davis has 9 first cousins recorded