The Shemwell Family

John PidcockAge: 67 years18331900

John Pidcock
Given names
Birth estimated 1833 32 33
Birth of a brotherHarry Pidcock
estimated 1835 (Age 2 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Birth of a sisterMary E Pidcock
estimated 1838 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherElijah B Pidcock
estimated 1840 (Age 7 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Census June 1, 1850 (Age 17 years)
MarriageMary Ann ShemwellView this family
April 23, 1856 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#1Horatio Pidcock
1857 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Amanda E “Manda” Pidcock
October 8, 1859 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 24 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census July 30, 1860 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Miranda E Pidcock
December 22, 1863 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 28 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 -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 34 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 34 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 36 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 August 24, 1870 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
1872 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#5John William Pidcock
July 25, 1877 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 45 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 7, 1880 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childSamuel B AllenAmanda E “Manda” PidcockView this family
September 13, 1894 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lottie H Hill
October 1896 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Q HillMiranda E PidcockView this family
calculated 1896 (Age 63 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Hubert P Hill
January 14, 1898 (Age 65 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 65 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 -
Death of a grandsonHubert P Hill
October 14, 1898 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Lucien Egbert Hill
January 16, 1899 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterMartha Jane “Mattie” Pidcock
before 1900 (on the date of death)

Death before 1900 (Age 67 years)

Last change August 13, 201817:35:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
9 years
3 years
younger brother
Harry Pidcock
Birth: estimated 1835 34 35Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger sister
Mary E Pidcock
Birth: estimated 1838 37 38Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Ann Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: April 23, 1856Todd, Kentucky, United States
20 months
Horatio Pidcock
Birth: 1857 24 22Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
7 years
Miranda E Pidcock
Birth: December 22, 1863 30 29Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 4, 1900Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
-4 years
Amanda E “Manda” Pidcock
Birth: October 8, 1859 26 25Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 7, 1929Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
13 years
Mildred “Hettie” Pidcock
Birth: 1872 39 37Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 16, 1943New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States
6 years
John William Pidcock
Birth: July 25, 1877 44 43Paradise, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 26, 1964New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States

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