The Shemwell Family

Joseph H “Joe” ShemwellAge: 65 years18581924

Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell
Given names
Joseph H
Birth December 3, 1858 26 34
Census August 14, 1860 (Age 20 months)
Birth of a brotherSamuel M Shemwell
June 22, 1861 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Katherine Shemwell
October 30, 1864 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterNancy Jane “Nannie” Shemwell
August 29, 1868 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Patrick Shemwell
July 1869 (Age 10 years)
Cause: Inflammation of bowels
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 11 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 21 years)
MarriageSarah Elizabeth JonesView this family
December 20, 1889 (Age 31 years)
Death of a motherMartha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
May 20, 1894 (Age 35 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Coal Miner
1900 (Age 41 years)

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 51 years)
1910 (Age 51 years)

Death of a brotherJohn L Shemwell
December 8, 1917 (Age 59 years)
Census January 20, 1920 (Age 61 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel Black Shemwell
December 22, 1921 (Age 63 years)
Cause: Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
Note: Name: S. B. Shemwell
Death of a sisterDrusilla F Shemwell
March 8, 1924 (Age 65 years)
Will April 7, 1924 (Age 65 years)
Death August 20, 1924 (Age 65 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Crescent Hill Cemetery
Identification number
Type: FamilySearch

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 25, 1851Todd, Kentucky, United States
11 months
elder sister
5 months
elder sister
Drusilla F Shemwell
Birth: May 3, 1852 19 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 8, 1924Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1858 26 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 20, 1924Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Mary Katherine Shemwell
Birth: October 30, 1864 32 40Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 29, 1941Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Nancy Jane “Nannie” Shemwell
Birth: August 29, 1868 36 44Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 1, 1936Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Family with Sarah Elizabeth Jones - View this family
Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1858 26 34Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 20, 1924Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Sarah Elizabeth Jones
Birth: August 29, 1861Butler, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 2, 1949Cleaton, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: December 20, 1889Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell has 48 first cousins recorded

Father's family (43)

Parents John Franklin Driskill + Barbara Jane Shemwell
Parents John L Tabb + Martha Ellen Shemwell
1Thomas W Tabb18471906
3Mary Jane Tabb18521917
4John Riley Tabb18541945
5Joseph Warner Tabb18561933
6Susan E Tabb18591870
Parents William Pidcock + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents John Franklin Driskill + Nancy Isabella Shemwell
Parents William Henry Shemwell + Elizabeth Jane Tomerlin
3Leroy J Shemwell18581906
4James H Shemwell18611906
7Mattie V Shemwell18741914
Parents John Pidcock + Mary Ann Shemwell
3Miranda E Pidcock18631900
Parents John Patrick Shemwell Jr. + Mary Hester Sherrod
2Willie Shemwell18711875
3Etta Bell Shemwell18721942
Parents James Lewis Shemwell + Eliza Ann “Lizia” Latham
Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Black Shemwell - Household

Todd, Kentucky

S B Shemwell28MWFarmerKY
M J Shemwell36FWKY
R E Shemwell8FWKY
D F Shemwell7FWKY
J L Shemwell5MWKY
J W Shemwell4MWKY
J H Shemwell2MWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Black Shemwell - Household

4th Pct. Paradise, Muhlenberg Ky.

Samuel Black Shemwell37MWCoal MinerKY
Martha Jane 44FWKeeping HouseKY
Ruthie E. Shemwell17FWKY
Drusilla F. Shemwell16FWKY
John L. Shemwell15MWKY
Joseph H. Shemwell11MWKY
James Washington Shemwell13MWKY
Samuel M. Shemwell8MWKY
Mary Katherine Shemwell5FWKY
Nancy Jane Shemwell1FWKY
Mary C. Shemwell25FBHouse ServantKY
Susan S. Shemwell18FBKY

Notes: Mary C. & Susan S. Shemwell are Black.

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Samuel Black Shemwell - Household

Paradise, Muhlenberg, Ky

S B ShemwellWM47headM29FarmerKYNCNC
Marttie G ShemwellWF56wifeM29Keeping houseSpinal S?KYKYNC
Drusilla F ShemwellWF27daughterS-KYKYKY
Joseph ShemwellWM21sonS-KYKYKY
Mary C A ShemwellWF15daughterS-UNKKYKY
Nancy J ShemwellWF11daughterS-KYKYKY

Notes: 2 doors down from John

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Joseph H. Shemwell - Household

Central City Muhlenberg Ky

Joseph ShemwellheadWMDec 185841M10--KYKYKYCoal miner
Sarah E ShemwellwifeWFAug 186138M1000KYKYTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Joseph H. Shemwell - Household

Bevier, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

J. H. ShemwellheadMW51M20--KYKYKYRetail MerchantGrocery
Sarah E. ShemwellwifeFW48M2000KYTNKYSales LadyGrocery
Eclon ShemwellnephewMW16S---KYKYKYLaborerCoal Mines

Notes: Next door to Brother John

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Joseph H “Joe” Shemwell - Household

Shemwell Hill? Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Shemwell, Joseph HheadMW61MKYKYKYRetail MerchantGrocery
Shemwell, Sarah EwifeFW58MKYKYKY