The Shemwell Family

James Harrison “Henry” ClardyAge: 81 years18501932

James Harrison “Henry” Clardy
Given names
James Harrison
Birth March 24, 1850 36 26
Census December 7, 1850 (Age 8 months)
Birth of a sisterEllen C Clardy
February 22, 1852 (Age 22 months)
Death of a sisterEllen C Clardy
July 2, 1855 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Croup
Death of a maternal grandmotherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 8 years)

Birth of a brotherThomas Morton Clardy
November 11, 1858 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 6 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 8, 1860 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Clardy
1864 (Age 13 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 11 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 16 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 16 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 18 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 -
Death of a sisterElizabeth Clardy
before 1870 (Age 19 years)

Census June 25, 1870 (Age 20 years)
Death of a sisterAlice Olivia Clardy
November 20, 1871 (Age 21 years)

MarriageAnn Marie CayceView this family
December 13, 1871 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Alice Olivia Clardy
December 9, 1872 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2Quint Clardy
August 1, 1874 (Age 24 years)
Death of a sonQuint Clardy
February 22, 1877 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 27 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a son
#3Allen “Snook” Clardy
November 9, 1879 (Age 29 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Ora Lee Clardy
October 12, 1881 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Daniel Clardy
January 22, 1886 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a childNicholas Meriwether EdwardsAlice Olivia ClardyView this family
November 18, 1891 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherEmily Ellen Shemwell
July 30, 1893 (Age 43 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 48 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 -
Census June 6, 1900 (Age 50 years)
Marriage of a childAllen “Snook” ClardyThomasia “Tommie” MartinView this family
May 9, 1901 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childLetcher Randolph FoxOra Lee ClardyView this family
October 15, 1904 (Age 54 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 65 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 66 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 67 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Death of a sisterAthalia E Clardy
March 13, 1923 (Age 72 years)
Death of a wifeAnn Marie Cayce
September 21, 1927 (Age 77 years)
Cause: cancer of liver
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 79 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 18, 1930 (Age 80 years)
Death February 29, 1932 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Cayce Cemetery
Last change September 23, 202216:32:50

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: October 7, 1841Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
elder sister
Alice Olivia Clardy
Birth: October 19, 1845 31 22Tennessee, United States
Death: November 20, 1871
18 months
elder sister
Athalia E Clardy
Birth: May 1, 1847 33 23Tennessee, United States
Death: March 13, 1923Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
3 years
23 months
younger sister
Ellen C Clardy
Birth: February 22, 1852 38 28Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 2, 1855Christian, Kentucky, United States
7 years
younger brother
6 years
younger sister
Family with Ann Marie Cayce - View this family
Marriage: December 13, 1871Christian, Kentucky, United States
1 year
Alice Olivia Clardy
Birth: December 9, 1872 22 22Tennessee, United States
Death: October 6, 1954Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
20 months
Quint Clardy
Birth: August 1, 1874 24 24Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 22, 1877Stewart, Tennessee, United States
5 years
Allen “Snook” Clardy
Birth: November 9, 1879 29 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 31, 1956Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
Ora Lee Clardy
Birth: October 12, 1881 31 31Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 10, 1963Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

James Harrison “Henry” Clardy has 49 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (49)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolan Lassiter
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
2Iowa Shemwell18601905
5Mary Ann Shemwell18651936
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Martha Sinnot
1Elizabeth Shemwell18381901
3Frank H Shemwell18441885
Parents Samuel Hester + Eleanor Kittrell “Ellen” 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 David Mushet + Mary Ann Shemwell
1Richard Mushet18471849
2Kate Mushet18481932