The Shemwell Family

Edmund Blount CooperAge: 72 years17731845

Name
Edmund Blount Cooper
Given names
Edmund Blount
Surname
Cooper
Birth about 1773
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 2 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 2 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
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 20 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
MarriageJinnett PhillawView this family
July 27, 1799 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1Whitmel H Cooper
1800 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah Alston Cooper
February 15, 1802 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 30 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
Birth of a son
#3Bennett Cooper
1805 (Age 32 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4Mary “Polly” Cooper
1809 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a daughter
#5Jane Elenor Cooper
1809 (Age 36 years)

Birth of a son
#6Edmund Blount Cooper
about 1812 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#7Jesse Christmas Cooper
December 25, 1813 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 39 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
Marriage of a childCol. William Allen TharpeSarah Alston CooperView this family
September 13, 1817 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a son
#8John William Cooper
1818 (Age 45 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#1Elizabeth Ann Tharpe
May 13, 1820 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sonBennett Cooper
1830 (Age 57 years)

Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 59 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
Birth of a grandson
#2James Porter Cooper
about 1834 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 62 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 of a daughterSarah Alston Cooper
June 9, 1837 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a childEdmund Blount CooperMargaret Adelaide PattonView this family
before 1838 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Mary Jeanette Cooper
about 1838 (Age 65 years)
Death of a wifeJinnett Phillaw
before 1839 (Age 66 years)
MarriageElizabeth FreemanView this family
September 5, 1839 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Jesse Christmas Cooper Jr.
about 1839 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Susan Uzeed Cooper
1840 (Age 67 years)
Death of a daughterJane Elenor Cooper
1843 (Age 70 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#6Marian Lucille Cooper
1844 (Age 71 years)

Death of a sonWhitmel H Cooper
1845 (on the date of death)

Death of a daughterMary “Polly” Cooper
1845 (on the date of death)

Will 1845 (on the date of death)
Death 1845 (Age 72 years)
Family with Jinnett Phillaw - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 27, 1799Bertie, North Carolina, United States
17 months
son
2 years
daughter
Sarah Alston Cooper
Birth: February 15, 1802 29 24Bertie, North Carolina, United States
Death: June 9, 1837Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
4 years
son
5 years
daughter
1 year
daughter
4 years
son
2 years
son
Jesse Christmas Cooper
Birth: December 25, 1813 40 35North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 1867Paris, Henry, Tennessee, United States
5 years
son
Family with Elizabeth Freeman - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: September 5, 1839Henry, Tennessee, United States

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