The Shemwell Family

Iowa ShemwellAge: 45 years18601905

Name
Iowa Shemwell
Given names
Iowa
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Iowa Hicks
Birth March 12, 1860 52 29
Census June 1, 1860 (Age 2 months)
Birth of a brotherDr. Joseph Wade “Joe” Shemwell
August 28, 1862 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas Dalin Shemwell
June 10, 1863 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Ann Shemwell
May 19, 1865 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 12 months)

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 brotherRev. Roland W Shemwell
November 21, 1867 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 6 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 6 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherRev. Martin Luther Shemwell
April 17, 1869 (Age 9 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 8 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 10 years)
Address: Dist. 4
Death of a half-sisterMary Alice Shemwell
May 24, 1874 (Age 14 years)
Burial of a half-sisterMary Alice Shemwell
after May 24, 1874 (Age 14 years)
Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery #1
Death of a fatherHarrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell
October 1, 1878 (Age 18 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 20 years)
Death of a half-brotherFrank H Shemwell
June 1, 1885 (Age 25 years)

Burial of a half-brotherFrank H Shemwell
after June 1, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery #1
Death of a half-brotherAllen James Shemwell
January 12, 1892 (Age 31 years)
Cause: Chronic hepatitis
Death of a motherElizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
October 20, 1895 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 38 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 1, 1900 (Age 40 years)
Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Shemwell
May 25, 1901 (Age 41 years)
MarriageDr. William P HicksView this family
November 17, 1902 (Age 42 years)
Witness: Rev. Martin Luther Shemwell
Witness: Nannie Cherry
Death September 1905 (Age 45 years)
Last change April 27, 201709:57:55

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Not married: about 1860
-5 years
elder brother
6 years
herself
Iowa Shemwell
Birth: March 12, 1860 52 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1905Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
9 months
younger brother
Thomas Dalin Shemwell
Birth: June 10, 1863 56 32Tennessee, United States
Death: February 13, 1948Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, United States
23 months
younger sister
Mary Ann Shemwell
Birth: May 19, 1865 58 34Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1936Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
17 months
younger brother
Rev. Martin Luther Shemwell
Birth: April 17, 1869 61 38Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 20, 1947Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, United States
Father’s family with Martha Sinnot - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: February 1836
3 years
half-sister
Elizabeth Shemwell
Birth: 1838 30 28New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 25, 1901New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
3 years
half-brother
Allen James Shemwell
Birth: 1840 32 30Louisiana, United States
Death: January 12, 1892Louisiana, United States
5 years
half-brother
Frank H Shemwell
Birth: 1844 36 34New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: June 1, 1885
3 years
half-sister
Mary Alice Shemwell
Birth: December 17, 1846 39 36New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Death: May 24, 1874New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Family with Dr. William P Hicks - View this family
husband
herself
Iowa Shemwell
Birth: March 12, 1860 52 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 1905Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: November 17, 1902Crofton, Christian, Kentucky, United States

Iowa Shemwell has 44 first cousins recorded

Father's family (44)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth N Lassiter
Parents Samuel Hester + Eleanor Kittrell Shemwell
2Henry James Hester18291905
3Howel Hester1830
Parents Thomas Charles Hewell + Mary Lucinda Shemwell
3Edward Boyd Hewell18421900
Parents Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Betsey” Evans
1Joseph H Shemwell18391886
3John Elam Shemwell18461890
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolin
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Olivia “Ollie” McCauley
1James H Shemwell18491900
2Edward Shemwell18541917
7Emma Jane Shemwell18641944
Parents Joseph B Clardy + Emily Ellen Shemwell
2Athalia E Clardy18471923
4Ellen C Clardy18521855
6Elizabeth Clardy18641870
Parents David Mushet + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Richard Mushet18471849
2Kate Mushet18481932

Mother's family (0)

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Harrison Higgs Shemwell - Household

Dist. 3 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
Harris Shemwell54MWBrick masonKY
Elizabeth Black30FMTN
Henry Black6MWTN
Iowa Black3mFWTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Harrison Higgs Shemwell - Household

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Harrison Shemwell63MWFarmerKY
Elizabeth Shemwell39FWKeeping houseTN
Henry Shemwell15MWFarm HandTN
Iowa Shemwell10FWat homeTN
Joseph Shemwell8MWTN
Thomas Shemwell7MWTN
Mary Shemwell5FWTN
Roland Shemwell3MWTN
Luther Shemwell4MWTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Elizabeth Shemwell - Household

Dist. 4 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
Liz ShemwellWF49HeadM26Keeping HouseTNNCNC
Henry H ShemwellMuM25sonS-FarmerTNTNTN
Iowa ShemwellMuF20daughterS-TNTNTN
Joseph ShemwellMuM19sonS-TNTNTN
Thomas ShemwellMuM17sonS-TNTNTN
Mary S ShemwellMuF15daughterS-TNTNTN
Roland ShemwellMuM12sonS-TNKYTN
Martin L ShemwellMuM11sonS-TNKYTN

Notes: Enum Dist. 155

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Dalin Shemwell - Household

ED 62 Civil District 4 Stewart, Tennessee, United States

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Thomas Dalin ShemwellheadWMJun 186336S---TNTNTNFarmer
Iowa Shemwellelder sisterWFMar 186040S---TNTNTN
Mary Ann Shemwellyounger sisterWFMay 186535S---TNTNTN

Notes: Next door to brother Joseph with sisters