The Shemwell Family

Patillo Blount CooperAge: 55 years18461901

Name
Patillo Blount Cooper
Given names
Patillo Blount
Surname
Cooper
Note: Probably Phillaw
Birth 1846 34 26

MarriageHariett M MoreauView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherGeorge T Cooper
1849 (Age 3 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary “Polly” Caruthers
1850 (Age 4 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Cook “Willie” Cooper
February 9, 1851 (Age 5 years)
Death of a fatherEdmund Blount Cooper
about 1858 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 11 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a brotherGeorge T Cooper
1860 (Age 14 years)

Census June 1, 1860 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 15 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 21 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 23 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 14, 1870 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sisterMary Jeanette Cooper
between 1871 and 1880 (Age 25 years)
Note: Best guess -b
Death of a motherMargaret Adelaide Patton
after 1870 (Age 24 years)

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 32 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death 1901 (Age 55 years)
Last change September 9, 201815:39:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Additional Info
https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/89386420/person/74009637374/facts

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1838Maury, Tennessee, United States
1 year
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
5 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Family with Hariett M Moreau - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

Patillo Blount Cooper has 3 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Edmund Blount Cooper - Household

17th Dist. Henry, Tennessee, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplace
Edmund Blount Cooper37MWFarmerNC
Margaret A. Patton29FWTN
Mary Jeanette Cooper11FWTN
Susan Uzeed Cooper9FWTN
Marian Lucille Cooper5FWTN
Patillo Blount Cooper3MWTN
George T. Cooper10mMWTN
Jesse Cooper Jr11MWTN

Notes: Jessie Cooper Jr. is listed.

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Margaret A. Patton - Household

Dist. 1 Paris, Henry, Tennessee, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
Margaret A. Patton40FWTN
Susan Uzeed Cooper19FWTN
Marian Lucille Cooper16FWTN
Patillo Blount Cooper13MWTN
William Cook Cooper8MWTN
Lazarus M. Williams26MWFarmerTN
Mary Jeanette Williams21FWTN
George Patton Williams1MWTN

Notes: Ladd, Jeanette & George living with her widowed mother

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Margaret Adelaide Patton - Household

Paris, Henry, Tennessee

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Cooper, M Ahead50FWKeeping HouseTN
Cooper, W Cson18MWAt HomeTN
Cooper, Patillo Bson23MWFarmerTN

Name
Probably Phillaw