The Shemwell Family

Robert CaruthersAge: 96 years17151811

Name
Robert Caruthers
Given names
Robert
Surname
Caruthers
Birth 1715
MarriageMargaret GillespieView this family
before 1762 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a son
#1Robert Caruthers
about 1762 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 39 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 - http://goo.gl/SiIuNc
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 60 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 60 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
Marriage of a childRobert CaruthersElizabeth PatilloView this family
about 1785 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mary “Polly” Caruthers
1794 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 78 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 88 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
Death 1811 (Age 96 years)
Family with Margaret Gillespie - View this family
himself
Robert Caruthers
Birth: 1715Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
Death: 1811Sumner, Tennessee, United States
wife
Marriage: before 1762
1 year
son
Robert Caruthers
Birth: about 1762 47 47Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: October 4, 1828Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States

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