The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Ann Demaris “Bette” ShemwellAge: 52 years18541907

Name
Elizabeth Ann Demaris “Bette” Shemwell
Given names
Elizabeth Ann Demaris
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Elizabeth Ann Demaris Stagner
Married name
Elizabeth Ann Demaris Francis
Nickname
Bette
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 - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census October 5, 1860 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a brotherHenry Isaac Shemwell
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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 12 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
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 Sanford Shemwell
June 15, 1873 (Age 18 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElmira A McCoy
1873 (Age 18 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Shemwell
March 18, 1874 (Age 19 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 14, 1900 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Sanford 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
March 13, 1904 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3William Ewing Shemwell
April 23, 1907 (Age 52 years)
Death November 20, 1907 (Age 52 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Flat Lick Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Last change May 28, 201815:33:43

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 11, 1853Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
herself
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 Shemwell
Birth: April 25, 1862 61 30Kentucky, United States
Death: March 18, 1874
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
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 5, 1835Stewart, Tennessee, United States
9 months
half-sister
10 months
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
23 months
half-brother
20 months
half-sister
Family with Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: June 12, 1889
1 year
son
Henry Ernest Stagner
Birth: June 6, 1890 41 35Dorcy, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 25, 1974Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
daughter
… … + Elizabeth Ann Demaris “Bette” Shemwell - View this family
herself
son
Josiah McKinney Carr “Dock” Stagner + Martha E Francis - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:
step-son
Silas Marion Stagner
Birth: February 14, 1882 33 35Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1951Trigg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
step-daughter
Inece E Stagner
Birth: December 1884 35 37Kentucky, United States
Death: 1909Stewart, Tennessee, United States
2 years
step-daughter
Malinda Ann Stagner
Birth: January 24, 1887 37 40Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 9, 1926Trigg, Kentucky, United States

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