The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Demarious “Bette” ShemwellAge: 52 years18541907

Elizabeth Demarious “Bette” Shemwell
Given names
Elizabeth Demarious
Married name
Elizabeth Demarious Stagner
Married name
Elizabeth Demarious Francis
Note: Had: Elizabeth Ann Demaris -b
Birth December 31, 1854 54 23
Birth of a brotherJohn A Shemwell
December 3, 1855 (Age 11 months)
Birth of a brotherThomas Allen Shemwell
December 20, 1857 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Mason Shemwell
July 17, 1859 (Age 4 years)
Note: or Tennessee
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 2 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census October 5, 1860 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice M Shemwell
April 25, 1862 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterMahala May “Ella” Shemwell
May 24, 1864 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 6 years)

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 -
Birth of a brotherHenry Isaac Shamwell
October 14, 1867 (Age 12 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 12 years)
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) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a sisterAnn C Shemwell
January 15, 1869 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherAndrew Jackson Armstrong
before December 1869 (Age 14 years)

Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 14 years)

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 -
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Shemwell
May 12, 1871 (Age 16 years)
Death of a half-sisterClerinda Maletha Shemwell
1872 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Santford Shemwell
June 15, 1873 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElmira A McCoy
1873 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherThomas W Shemwell
July 20, 1877 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageJosiah McKinney Carr “Dock” StagnerView this family
June 12, 1889 (Age 34 years)

Birth of a son
#2Henry Ernest Stagner
June 6, 1890 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Maude Gertrude “Maudie” Stagner
October 7, 1892 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 43 years)
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 -
Census June 14, 1900 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Santford ShemwellCallie Emaline MorrisView this family
Type: Civil marriage
December 23, 1900 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Ivy Myrtle Shemwell
July 16, 1902 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Ray Ervin Shemwell Sr.
March 13, 1904 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3William Ewing Shemwell
April 23, 1907 (Age 52 years)
Death of a sisterAlice M Shemwell
November 20, 1907 (on the date of death)
Death November 20, 1907 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery: Flat Lick Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change May 28, 201815:33:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 11, 1853Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
11 months
younger brother
John A Shemwell
Birth: December 3, 1855 55 24Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: before 1910Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger brother
Thomas Allen Shemwell
Birth: December 20, 1857 57 26Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 22, 1940McCracken, Kentucky, United States
19 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Alice M Shemwell
Birth: April 25, 1862 61 30Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 20, 1907Long Hollow, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
2 years
younger sister
Mahala May “Ella” Shemwell
Birth: May 24, 1864 63 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 9, 1934Trigg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
15 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Martha Cherry - View this family
Marriage: February 5, 1835Stewart, Tennessee, United States
9 months
10 months
William H Shemwell
Birth: August 10, 1836 36 23Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1912Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
23 months
20 months
Family with Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner - View this family
Marriage: June 12, 1889
1 year
Henry Ernest Stagner
Birth: June 6, 1890 41 35Dorcy, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1974Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
… … + Elizabeth Demarious “Bette” Shemwell - View this family
Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner + Martha E Francis - View this family
husband’s wife
Silas Marion Stagner
Birth: February 14, 1882 33 35Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1951Trigg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Inece E Stagner
Birth: December 1884 35 37Kentucky, United States
Death: 1909Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Malinda Ann Stagner
Birth: January 24, 1887 37 40Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 9, 1926Trigg, Kentucky, United States

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Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas W. Shemwell - Household

Cadiz, Trigg, KY

T W Shemwell60MWBrickmasonKentucky, USA
M Shemwell30FWKentucky, USA
E D Shemwell7FWKentucky, USA
J A Shemwell5MWKentucky, USA
T A Shemwell3MWKentucky, USA
J Shemwell1MWKentucky, USA

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Thomas W. Shemwell - Household

Roaring Springs, Trigg, Kentucky, USA

Shemwell, Thomas W68MWBrickmasonTN
Shemwell, Milly39FWKeeping houseKY
Shemwell, Elizabeth16FWTN
Shemwell, John A14MWWorks on farmKY
Shemwell, Thomas12MWWorks on farmKY
Shemwell, Joseph10MWWorks on farmKY
Shemwell, Alice8FWKY
Shemwell, Mahala6FWKY
Shemwell, Henry E3MWKY
Shemwell, Ann1FWKY

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner - Household

Long Hollow, Trigg, Kentucky

Stagner, JamesheadWMFeb185050M10KYKYKYFarming
Stagner, ElizabethwifeWFDec186435M1033KYKYKYHouse Keeping
Stagner, Henry EsonWMJun18936SKYKYKY
Stagner, Maudie GdaughterWFOct18927SKYKYKY
Stagner, Silas MsonWMFeb187228SKYKYKY
Stagner, Ines EdaughterWFDec188415SKYKYKYHouse Keeper
Stagner, Malinda AdaughterWFJan188713SKYKYKYHouse work

Had: Elizabeth Ann Demaris -b