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Robert CaruthersAge: 66 years17621828

Name
Robert Caruthers
Given names
Robert
Surname
Caruthers
Birth about 1762 47 47
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763

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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 13 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 13 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
MarriageElizabeth PatilloView this family
about 1785 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary “Polly” Caruthers
1794 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 31 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 41 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 childGeorge PattonMary “Polly” CaruthersView this family
before 1810 (Age 48 years)

Death of a fatherRobert Caruthers
1811 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 50 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Margaret Adelaide Patton
about 1820 (Age 58 years)
Death October 4, 1828 (Age 66 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
Robert Caruthers
Birth: 1715Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
Death: 1811Sumner, Tennessee, United States
mother
Marriage: before 1762
1 year
himself
Robert Caruthers
Birth: about 1762 47 47Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 4, 1828Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Family with Elizabeth Patillo - View this family
himself
Robert Caruthers
Birth: about 1762 47 47Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 4, 1828Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
wife
Elizabeth Patillo
Birth: about 1758Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1842Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: about 1785Lincoln, North Carolina, United States
10 years
daughter
Mary “Polly” Caruthers
Birth: 1794 32 36Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: 1850Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States

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