The Shemwell Family

Allen Samuel Holland1833

Allen Samuel Holland
Given names
Allen Samuel
Birth 1833 28 30
Birth of a daughter
#1Cora Holland

Birth of a sisterArmelda Ann Holland
December 1834 (Age 23 months)
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 brotherGeorge Martin Holland
August 8, 1837 (Age 4 years)
Address: Kentucky, USA ?
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 September 27, 1850 (Age 17 years)
Religious marriageMary Jane NeallView this family
December 9, 1851 (Age 18 years)
MarriageLucy Elizabeth MasonView this family
September 23, 1855 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#2John W Holland
May 12, 1857 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Annie Elizabeth Holland
December 6, 1858 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Georgella W “Ella” Holland
October 9, 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 June 29, 1860 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Mary C “Molly” Holland
June 3, 1862 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Martha E “Mattie” Holland
1864 (Age 31 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 -
Birth of a son
#7Robert Holland
1866 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#8Jerimiah “Jerry” Holland
April 18, 1867 (Age 34 years)
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 June 25, 1870 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#9James S Holland
December 1870 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a son
#10Samuel L Holland
November 26, 1873 (Age 40 years)
Marriage of a childJohn W HollandLaura LoganView this family
August 29, 1878 (Age 45 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 -
Birth of a daughter
#11Barbara Agnes Holland
January 30, 1880 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Burton ArmstrongAnnie Elizabeth HollandView this family
February 12, 1880 (Age 47 years)
Census June 12, 1880 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Charles Scott Holland
December 10, 1880 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childHenry BussMary C “Molly” HollandView this family
November 7, 1882 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lola Mae Buss
November 18, 1883 (Age 50 years)

Marriage of a childMarshall French BlackGeorgella W “Ella” HollandView this family
January 1, 1884 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Albert Howard Armstrong
August 24, 1884 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Paul Black
December 15, 1884 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childJohn H NicholsMartha E “Mattie” HollandView this family
December 15, 1884 (Age 51 years)
Death of a wifeLucy Elizabeth Mason
October 4, 1886 (Age 53 years)
Cause: Fever of 30 days duration
Marriage of a childWilliam T WalkerCora HollandView this family
November 21, 1886 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5Romney Black
October 31, 1887 (Age 54 years)
Death of a fatherJeremiah O “Jerry” Holland
June 17, 1888 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Maude Elizabeth Armstrong
November 16, 1888 (Age 55 years)

Death of a motherAnn Shemwell
April 6, 1889 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Beth Black
July 19, 1891 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childJerimiah “Jerry” HollandLaura Ann CruseView this family
November 27, 1893 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Minnie M Armstrong
September 24, 1894 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Nelle Marie Holland
about 1895 (Age 62 years)

Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Holland
March 22, 1896 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#10Bruce Holland
April 17, 1897 (Age 64 years)

Death of a daughterGeorgella W “Ella” Holland
May 12, 1897 (Age 64 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 sonJerimiah “Jerry” Holland
July 8, 1904 (Age 71 years)
Cause: Accident in RR Yard
Death of a granddaughterMaude Elizabeth Armstrong
July 28, 1904 (Age 71 years)
Marriage of a childFrank BrownBarbara Agnes HollandView this family
August 1, 1905 (Age 72 years)
Death of a brotherNathaniel Walker Holland
September 7, 1908 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Holland
December 29, 1910 (Age 77 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 83 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Death of a sonJames S Holland
January 8, 1917 (Age 84 years)
Death of a grandsonAlbert Howard Armstrong
March 8, 1917 (Age 84 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 84 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 85 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 sisterArmelda Ann Holland
March 16, 1922 (Age 89 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Martin Holland
April 4, 1923 (Age 90 years)
Cause: dysentery tuberculosis
Death of a daughterAnnie Elizabeth Holland
June 5, 1928 (Age 95 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 96 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a granddaughterLola Mae Buss
June 10, 1935 (Age 102 years)
Death of a sonJohn W Holland
1936 (Age 103 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 108 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -

Last change March 14, 202013:02:06

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 23, 1824Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
8 months
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
4 years
2 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Mary Jane Neall - View this family
Marriage: December 9, 1851Logan, Kentucky, United States
5 years
Family with Lucy Elizabeth Mason - View this family
Marriage: September 23, 1855Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
10 months
3 years
3 years
16 months
4 years
James S Holland
Birth: December 1870 37 35Kentucky, United States
Death: January 8, 1917McLean, Illinois, United States
3 years
Samuel L Holland
Birth: November 26, 1873 40 38Vernon Hills, Lake, Illinois, United States
Death: March 4, 1949McLean, Illinois, United States
6 years
Barbara Agnes Holland
Birth: January 30, 1880 47 44Patoka, Marion, Illinois, United States
Death: May 17, 1961Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, United States

Allen Samuel Holland has 28 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Jeremiah Holland - Household

Logan, Kentucky

Jeremiah Hollandhead45MWVA
Anna Hollandwife47FWNC
Allen S Hollandson17MWFarmerKY
Armelda Hollanddaughter15FWKY
George M Hollandson13MWKY

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Allen Samuel Holland - Household

Logan, Kentucky, United States

Allen S Hollandhead27MWday laborerKY
Elizabeth Hollandwife24FWKY
Jno W Hollandson3MWKY
F A E Hollanddaughter1FWKY

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Jeremiah Holland - Household

Marion, Illinois

Holland, Jeremiahhead66MWFarmerVAY
Holland, Annawife67FWKeeping HouseNCY
Holland, Allen Sson37MWNC
Holland, Elizabethdaughter in law33FWNC
Holland, John Wgrandson14MWNC
Holland, Annagranddaughter12FWNC
Holland, Ellengranddaughter10FWNC
Holland, Marygranddaughter8FWNC
Holland, Marthagranddaughter6FWNC
Holland, Robertgrandson4MWNC
Holland, Jerimiahgrandson2MWNC

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Allen Samuel Holland - Household

Carrigan, Marion, Illinois

Holland, A SWM47headMFarmerKYVANC
Holland, Lucy EWF44wifeMHouse KeepingKYKYGA
Holland, Ella WWF19daughterSHouse KeepingKYKYKY
Holland, Mollie CWF18daughterSHouse KeepingKYKYKY
Holland, Mattie EWF16daughterSHouse KeepingKYKYKY
Holland, RobertWM14sonSAt SchoolKYKYKY
Holland, JerryWM13sonSWorks on FarmILKYKY
Holland, James SWM9sonSWorks on FarmKYKYKY
Holland, SamuelWM6sonSWorks on FarmILKYKY
Holland, Barbara AWF1daughterSWorks on FarmILKYKY