The Shemwell Family

Ann Vincent EvansAge: 42 years18181861

Ann Vincent Evans
Given names
Ann Vincent
Married name
Ann Vincent Elam
Birth October 22, 1818 30
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Nichols
about 1825 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 13 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 16 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 -
Marriage of a parentHugh EvansMartha J LuckView this family
April 21, 1842 (Age 23 years)
MarriageJohn Murray ElamView this family
October 20, 1842 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a half-sisterMittie May Evans
July 7, 1843 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Elizabeth Ann Elam
February 2, 1844 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Sarah Margaret “Sally” Elam
about 1846 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a half-brotherRichard D Evans
about 1847 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary M Elam
June 18, 1848 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 27 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#4Susan Murray Elam
January 1849 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-brotherHugh Montgomery Evans
about 1849 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a half-sisterVirginia Grace Evans
April 29, 1850 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5William Franklin “Willie” Elam
February 28, 1851 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#6Samuel Hugh Elam
April 2, 1855 (Age 36 years)
Death of a husbandJohn Murray Elam
December 6, 1855 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 38 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 42 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 -
Death September 13, 1861 (Age 42 years)
Last change November 16, 202000:11:41

by: Brian Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
11 months
elder sister
Sarah Evans
Birth: September 18, 1812 24Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 10, 1877Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
6 years
Father’s family with Martha J Luck - View this family
Marriage: April 21, 1842Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
15 months
Mittie May Evans
Birth: July 7, 1843 55 32Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 16, 1926Fairview, Todd, Kentucky, United States
5 years
Richard D Evans
Birth: about 1847 59 36Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
Hugh Montgomery Evans
Birth: about 1849 61 38Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 23, 1873Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
16 months
Virginia Grace Evans
Birth: April 29, 1850 62 39Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 1879Vienna, Johnson, Illinois, United States
Family with John Murray Elam - View this family
Marriage: October 20, 1842Tennessee, United States
15 months
Elizabeth Ann Elam
Birth: February 2, 1844 30 25Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 3, 1907Florida, United States
3 years
3 years
Mary M Elam
Birth: June 18, 1848 34 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 18, 1888Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
7 months
Susan Murray Elam
Birth: January 1849 35 30Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: September 6, 1901LaFayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
William Franklin “Willie” Elam
Birth: February 28, 1851 37 32Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 17, 1942Kingsland, Cleveland, Arkansas, United States
4 years
Samuel Hugh Elam
Birth: April 2, 1855 41 36Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 9, 1928Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

Ann Vincent Evans has 20 first cousins recorded