The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Hinchey1822

Name
Elizabeth Hinchey
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Hinchey
Birth estimated 1822 28 26
Birth of a brotherJohn Burton Hinchey
June 18, 1824 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJoshua Crude Hinchey
January 10, 1825 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterEmaline E Hinchey
May 1826 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 10 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
Birth of a sisterS E “Vicey” Hinchey
after 1832 (Age 10 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 13 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 paternal grandfatherDavid Hinchey
estimated 1840 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 24 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherViolet Salter
estimated 1850 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 35 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 39 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 45 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 45 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 47 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
Death of a brotherWilliam B Hinchey
about 1870 (Age 48 years)

Death of a brotherJohn Burton Hinchey
1878 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 56 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a fatherJames Bartlett Hinchey
December 17, 1883 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherDavid A Hinchey
estimated 1893 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 76 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 of a brotherJoshua Crude Hinchey
March 18, 1907 (Age 85 years)
Death of a sisterEmaline E Hinchey
before 1916 (Age 94 years)

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 94 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 95 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 96 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 107 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Deathunknown

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father
mother
Marriage: January 3, 1818Orange, North Carolina, United States
2 years
elder brother
William B Hinchey
Birth: between 1818 and 1819 24 22North Carolina, United States
Death: about 1870
3 years
elder brother
David A Hinchey
Birth: estimated 1820 26 24North Carolina, United States
Death: estimated 1893Henry, Tennessee, United States
3 years
herself
Elizabeth Hinchey
Birth: estimated 1822 28 26North Carolina, United States
Death:
3 years
younger brother
John Burton Hinchey
Birth: June 18, 1824 30 28North Carolina, United States
Death: 1878Henry, Tennessee, United States
7 months
younger brother
17 months
younger sister
7 years
younger sister

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