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Hannah Kennerborough

Hannah Kennerborough
Given names
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836
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://goo.gl/4B84q9
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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://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
MarriageHorace SchermerhornView this family
July 22, 1856
Birth of a son
George Schermerhorn
about 1858
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Birth of a son
Michael Frederick Schermerhorn
November 4, 1862
Birth of a daughter
Susan Schermerhorn
about 1864

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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Birth of a daughter
Kate Schermerhorn
about 1867

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The Alaska Purchase
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://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
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Transcontinental Railroad completed

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://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Birth of a son
Solomom Schermerhorn
about 1870

Birth of a daughter
Hattie Schermerhorn
about 1872
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Marriage of a childMichael Frederick SchermerhornAlice Lucinda HuffView this family
October 25, 1884
Death of a husbandHorace Schermerhorn
March 2, 1885
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898
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://goo.gl/AZzZyH
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Polio Epidemic

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

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic

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://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death of a sonGeorge Schermerhorn
November 10, 1921

Death of a sonMichael Frederick Schermerhorn
October 21, 1926
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Family with Horace Schermerhorn - View this family
Marriage: July 22, 1856Parsonage, Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Hannah Kennerborough was born in Ermestown, Ontario, CANADA and died in Haliburton County, Ontario, CANADA. She married Horace Schermerhorn, son of John Schermerhorn and Nancy Ann Abbott, on July 22, 1856 in Parsonage, Waterloo, Ontario. He was born on September 22, 1834 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and died on March 2, 1885 in Ermestown, Ontario, CANADA at the age of 50.

      Children of Hannah Kennerborough and Horace Schermerhorn:

      1. Susan Schermerhorn (1864)
      2. George Schermerhorn (18581921)
      3. Kate Schermerhorn (1867)
      4. Hattie Schermerhorn (1872)
      5. Michael Frederick Schermerhorn (18621926)
      6. Solomom Schermerhorn (1870)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Susan Schermerhorn, daughter of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, was born about 1864.

    2. George Schermerhorn, son of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, was born about 1858 in Ontario, CANADA and died on November 10, 1921.

    3. Kate Schermerhorn, daughter of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, was born about 1867.

    4. Hattie Schermerhorn, daughter of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, was born about 1872 in Ontario, CANADA.

    5. Michael Frederick Schermerhorn, son of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, was born on November 4, 1862 in Tamworth, Ontario, CANADA and died on October 21, 1926 in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA at the age of 63. He married Alice Lucinda Huff on October 25, 1884 in Monroe, Ontario, CANADA. She was born on May 14, 1866 in Camden East Or Tamworth, Ontario, CANADA and died on July 5, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario, CANADA at the age of 76.

    6. Solomom Schermerhorn, son of Horace Schermerhorn and Hannah Kennerborough, was born about 1870.