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Frances ShackelfordAge: 86 years17761863

Name
Frances Shackelford
Given names
Frances
Surname
Shackelford
Birth October 19, 1776
MarriageCharles Welby SweeneyView this family
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Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776 (Age 2 months)

Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
Articles of Confederation November 17, 1777 (Age 12 months)

Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished June 30, 1780 (Age 3 years)

Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia.[1] These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
Kentucky Becomes 15th State June 25, 1792 (Age 15 years)

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Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 15 years)

Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
George Washington Relected December 5, 1792 (Age 16 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 23 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
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Jesse Green Sweeney
October 29, 1800 (Age 24 years)
Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810 (Age 33 years)

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811 (Age 35 years)

Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
Harlan County, Kentucky Formed January 28, 1819 (Age 42 years)

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
Marriage of a childJesse Green SweeneyNaomi HowardView this family
May 11, 1819 (Age 42 years)
Death of a husbandCharles Welby Sweeney
October 23, 1853 (Age 77 years)
The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 (Age 84 years)

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
Death January 23, 1863 (Age 86 years)
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