The Shemwell Family

William Alexander ShemwellAge: 45 years18251870

William Alexander Shemwell
Given names
William Alexander
Note: There was also a wife: Nancy Ann Rice in a gedcom but can't find any source. -b
Birth about 1825 55 43
Death of a fatherZachariah Shemwell
1826 (Age 12 months)
MarriageMary Demarious GrayView this family
November 8, 1844 (Age 19 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn
March 18, 1845 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Hiram Rice Shemwell
July 7, 1846 (Age 21 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Shemwell
February 19, 1847 (Age 22 years)
Cause: Fever
Birth of a son
#2John Thomas Shemwell
May 1849 (Age 24 years)
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Nancy Ann Shemwell
March 5, 1851 (Age 26 years)
Death of a motherSusan Jemimah Whatley
about 1853 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sisterJemima Shemwell
June 1, 1857 (Age 32 years)
Cause: Congestive chills
Birth of a daughter
#4Sarah Shemwell
1858 (Age 33 years)
Census June 1, 1860 (Age 35 years)
Civil War
Type: Oath of Amnesty
March 24, 1864 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#5William Francis Marian “Will” Shemwell
October 9, 1867 (Age 42 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Thomas ShemwellA Elizabeth “Bettie” McElroyView this family
November 1, 1868 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Franklin ConnellNancy Ann ShemwellView this family
June 25, 1869 (Age 44 years)
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Luella “Ella” Shemwell
January 1871 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Alice Connell
July 10, 1871 (Age 46 years)
Marriage of a childHiram Rice ShemwellIsabell Adelle “Dellie” RougemontView this family
March 19, 1872 (Age 47 years)
Note: 03 Feb 1872
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Nellie A Shemwell
March 1874 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Luther Edgar Shemwell
September 24, 1874 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
about 1874 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childFranklin BellSarah ShemwellView this family
December 23, 1874 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Georgia Florence Connell
September 9, 1875 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a grandson
#7William Washington Bell
October 8, 1875 (Age 50 years)
Death between 1870 and 1875 (Age 45 years)

Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 6, 1802Logan, Kentucky, United States
7 years
elder sister
6 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
Joseph Shemwell
Birth: about 1822 52 40
Death: February 19, 1847Dover, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Father’s family with Mary Suit - View this family
Marriage: July 23, 1794Granville, North Carolina, United States
Family with Mary Demarious Gray - View this family
Marriage: November 8, 1844Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
20 months
3 years
22 months
8 years
Sarah Shemwell
Birth: 1858 33 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: before 1884Stewart, Tennessee, United States
10 years

William Alexander Shemwell has 50 first cousins recorded

Father's family (41)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen B Parham17981871
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
Parents Osborn McGehee + Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
1Anna McGehee17981884
2John McGehee18001875
4Nancy McGehee18121908
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Barbara Suit
2William Shemwell18001870
3Ann Shemwell18021889
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
Parents Samuel J Shemwell + Jane “Jenny” Dickerson
1James Shemwell17981849
2Nancy Shemwell18001855
3Thomas Shemwell18011850
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
6Jane Shemwell18111862
Parents Samuel James Kittrell Jr + Ellender “Nellie” Shemwell
3Solomon Kittrell18071872
4Joseph Kittrell18091840
5Samuel B Kittrell18201854
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Jemimah Whatley Household

14 Sept 1850 Stewart County

Jemimah Shemwell68FWFarmerGA
William Shemwell25MWTN
Mary Shemwell20FWTN
Rice Shemwell4MWTN
John Shemwell11MWTN
John Shemwell38MWTN

We think John 11 is only 1. -b & d Notes: William Ellis-Asst. Marshall P-389

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - William Shemwell - Household

District 7, Dover P. O. Stewart, Tennessee, United States

William Shemwell34MFarmerIL
Mary Shemwell33FTN
Hiram Shemwell14MTN
John Shemwell11MTN
Nancy Shemwell9FTN
Sarah Shemwell3FTN
Henderson Winter33MDay laborerTN

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - William Shemwell - Household

District 12, Danville P. O. Stewart, Tennessee, United States

Shemwell, William43MWLaborerTN
Shemwell, Mary42FWKeeping houseTN
Shemwell, Hiram23MWLaborerTN
Shemwell, Sarah13FWAt homeTN
Shemwell, Francis4MWTN
Connell, Frank21MWLaborerTN
Connell, Nancy18FWTN

Notes: Will is "Francis"

There was also a wife: Nancy Ann Rice in a gedcom but can't find any source. -b