The Shemwell Family

Margaret Gillespie1715

Name
Margaret Gillespie
Given names
Margaret
Surname
Gillespie
Married name
Margaret Caruthers
Birth about 1715

MarriageRobert CaruthersView 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 of a husbandRobert Caruthers
1811 (Age 96 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 97 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
Deathunknown

Family with Robert Caruthers - View this family
husband
Robert Caruthers
Birth: 1715Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
Death: 1811Sumner, Tennessee, United States
herself
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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