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James Sewall1746

Name
James Sewall
Given names
James
Surname
Sewall
Birth about 1746
MarriageSarah FreelandView this family
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Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Sewall
1749 (Age 3 years)
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
Birth of a daughter
#1Priscilla Gover Sewall
February 4, 1772 (Age 26 years)
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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
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
Marriage of a childRobert FreelandPriscilla Gover SewallView this family
about 1802 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1William Ethelbert Freeland
July 28, 1803 (Age 57 years)
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
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Zaenett Freeland
October 22, 1805 (Age 59 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
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 86 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 89 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Death of a daughterPriscilla Gover Sewall
February 25, 1843 (Age 97 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 100 years)
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
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Priscilla Gover Sewall
Birth: February 4, 1772 26 22Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: February 25, 1843Callaway, Missouri, United States

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