The Shemwell Family

Bessie E EllisAge: 34 years18741909

Name
Bessie E Ellis
Given names
Bessie E
Surname
Ellis
Married name
Bessie E Deeson
Birth December 1874 23 21
MarriageHardiman Francis DeesonView this family
unknown

Birth of a brotherJohn Florian Ellis
September 16, 1876 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Everett Ellis
May 20, 1878 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 3 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a brotherNewton B Ellis
November 14, 1879 (Age 4 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Everett Ellis
July 3, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a sisterIda Inez Ellis
November 15, 1882 (Age 7 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Florian Ellis
August 25, 1883 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterIda Inez Ellis
November 19, 1883 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn T Ellis Jr.
January 1885 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterGrace Louise Ellis
May 1887 (Age 12 years)
Death of a motherIda C Crenshaw
August 20, 1891 (Age 16 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Thaddeus EllisGrace M CrenshawView this family
October 19, 1892 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherRachal R Robertson
January 10, 1895 (Age 20 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1Alice Ida Deeson
November 22, 1895 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 23 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
Birth of a daughter
#2Elizabeth Deeson
August 14, 1899 (Age 24 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (Age 25 years)
Marriage of a parentJohn Thaddeus EllisLucy JusticeView this family
July 8, 1900 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert L Crenshaw
September 8, 1900 (Age 25 years)

Birth of a half-sisterMarietta Ellis
October 3, 1902 (Age 27 years)
Death of a brotherJohn T Ellis Jr.
December 8, 1904 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Louise Deeson
April 5, 1905 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-sisterJohn Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
October 29, 1908 (Age 33 years)
Death April 21, 1909 (Age 34 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Forest Hill Cemetery
Last change December 22, 201712:39:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 13, 1872Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
herself
Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
22 months
younger brother
John Florian Ellis
Birth: September 16, 1876 25 23Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 25, 1883Shelby, Tennessee, United States
20 months
younger brother
William Everett Ellis
Birth: May 20, 1878 27 25Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 3, 1880Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
18 months
younger brother
Newton B Ellis
Birth: November 14, 1879 28 26Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 6, 1928Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Ida Inez Ellis
Birth: November 15, 1882 31 29Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 19, 1883Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
John T Ellis Jr.
Birth: January 1885 33 31Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 8, 1904Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Grace M Crenshaw - View this family
father
step-mother
Grace M Crenshaw
Birth: 1851 23 18Tennessee, United States
Death: September 4, 1898Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage: October 19, 1892Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Father’s family with Lucy Justice - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: July 8, 1900Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
half-sister
Marietta Ellis
Birth: October 3, 1902 51 27Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1935Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
half-sister
John Thelma “Johnie” Ellis
Birth: October 29, 1908 57 33Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 26, 1974Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
7 years
half-brother
Robert L Ellis
Birth: August 17, 1915 64 39Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 27, 1915Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Family with Hardiman Francis Deeson - View this family
husband
herself
Bessie E Ellis
Birth: December 1874 23 21Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 21, 1909Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Marriage:
daughter
4 years
daughter
Elizabeth Deeson
Birth: August 14, 1899 27 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 28, 1980Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
6 years
daughter

Bessie E Ellis has 3 first cousins recorded

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - John T. Ellis - Household

Bartlett township Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, USA

NameRaceSexAgeBmthRelationMCYrsMOccupationHealthMnsUEduEng?BPFBPMBP
J. T. EllisWM29headS-Dry Goods MerchantTNTNTN
J. E. EllisWF27wifeS-TNVATN
D. E. EllisWF5daughterS-TNTNTN
J. F. EllisWM3sonS-TNTNTN
W. E. EllisWM2sonS-TNTNTN
Newton B. EllisWM6msonS-TNTNTN
Clara EllisWF10younger sisterS-TNVATN

Notes: Wife is different or mistake

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Hardiman F Deeson - Household

Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Deeson, Hardiman FheadWMDec187128MTNLATNDay Laborer
Deeson, Bessie EwifeWFDec187425M22TNTNTN
Deeson, Ada AheadWFNov18954STNTNTN
Deeson, ElizabethdaughterWFAug18999mSTNTNTN
Williams, LuluservantBFAug187821STNTNTNCook