The Shemwell Family

James Shemwell Sr.Age: 70 years17271797

James Shemwell Sr.
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Birth 1727 32 33
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Shemwell

Birth of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
before 1731 (Age 4 years)

Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Thorne Sr.
November 15, 1737 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Gilliam
November 22, 1737 (Age 10 years)
Death of a fatherIsaac Shemwell
after 1760 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The French & Indian War
between 1754 and 1763 (Age 27 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 -
MarriageMary Jane HiggsView this family
before 1765 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1765 (Age 38 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
July 17, 1766 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#3Zachariah Shemwell
1770 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Anna Margaret Shemwell
about October 1771 (Age 44 years)
Note: or Charles Co. Maryland
Birth of a daughter
#5Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
about 1774 (Age 47 years)
Note: abt 1778 - St. Mary's, Maryland, USA?
Death of a brotherWilliam Shemwell
December 1774 (Age 47 years)
Note: Probate 02 JAN 1775
Birth of a son
#6James Shemwell Jr.
about 1775 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a son
#7Samuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 49 years)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776 (Age 48 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#8Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 20, 1780 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a son
#9Joseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 56 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America -
Census 1786 (Age 59 years)
Census 1787 (Age 60 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth Thorne
1788 (Age 61 years)
Census August 2, 1790 (Age 63 years)
Shared note: Documents that James Shemwell and Household lived in the Tabb's Creek area of Granville County, Arkansas. However, the last page (in the reduced document) shows that no data was entered for anyone in that district.
Marriage of a childJohn “Jack” Parham Jr.Mary “Molly” ShemwellView this family
September 4, 1792 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Rebecca Parham
February 19, 1793 (Age 66 years)
Marriage of a childZachariah ShemwellMary SuitView this family
July 23, 1794 (Age 67 years)
Note: The Bondsmen for Zach & Mary are Z. and George Shemwell

Birth of a grandson
#2Johnson Parham
September 21, 1794 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Shemwell Parham
1796 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 66 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever -
Will February 18, 1797 (on the date of death)

Death February 18, 1797 (Age 70 years)
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Type: FamilySearch

Last change July 25, 202012:34:34

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1727St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
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elder brother
14 years
elder brother
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5 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Jane Higgs - View this family
Marriage: before 1765St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
6 years
22 months
Anna Margaret Shemwell
Birth: about October 1771 44 16St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: February 11, 1856Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
2 years
13 months
3 years

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