The Shemwell Family

Margaret CatheyAge: 67 years17451813

Name
Margaret Cathey
Given names
Margaret
Surname
Cathey
Married name
Margaret Patton
Birth November 21, 1745
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 8 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
MarriageElijah PattonView this family
about 1765 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 29 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
Birth of a son
#1George Patton
1778 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 29 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 47 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 57 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 64 years)

Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 66 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
Death January 13, 1813 (Age 67 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Pleasant Gardens Cemetery
Family with Elijah Patton - View this family
husband
Elijah Patton
Birth: 1744Ulster, Ireland
Death: 1833Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States
herself
Margaret Cathey
Birth: November 21, 1745Augusta, Virginia, United States
Death: January 13, 1813Burke, North Carolina, United States
Marriage: about 1765Rowan, North Carolina, United States
14 years
son
George Patton
Birth: 1778 34 32Burke, North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1826Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States

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