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Dorson SewellAge: 173 years17601933

Name
Dorson Sewell
Given names
Dorson
Surname
Sewell
Also known as
Dawson
Also known as
Patriot
Also known as
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Birth 1760
MarriageMary LippsView this family
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Kentucky County, Virginia Formed December 31, 1776 (Age 16 years)

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 17 years)

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 20 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 32 years)

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Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed June 25, 1792 (Age 32 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 32 years)

Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
Knox County, Kentucky Formed December 19, 1799 (Age 39 years)

Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed January 8, 1810 (Age 50 years)

Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
Birth of a son
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William Russell Sewell
1811 (Age 51 years)
New Madrid Earthquake December 16, 1811 (Age 51 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 59 years)

Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
The American Civil War Begins April 12, 1861 (Age 101 years)

Note: The opening of the American Civil War - Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
The American Civil War Ends May 13, 1865 (Age 105 years)

Note: The American Civil War concludes with the surrender of Robert E. Lee in the Appomattax Courthouse at Appomattax, Virginia.
Death 1933 (Age 173 years)
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