The Shemwell Family

Elizabeth Julianna ShemwellAge: 37 years18131850

Elizabeth Julianna Shemwell
Given names
Elizabeth Julianna
Married name
Elizabeth Julianna Griffin
Birth 1813 27 19
Birth of a brotherJoseph Henry Shemwell
February 23, 1815 (Age 2 years)
Her father was William Shemwell

Note: Her father was William Shemwell (mother was Ann ???). She married James Harvey Griffin and she died …
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Birth of a sisterMary Eliza Shemwell
December 25, 1817 (Age 4 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJoseph Shemwell
December 12, 1823 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a brotherWilliam S Shemwell
October 1826 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Dove Shemwell
June 1827 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a sisterJane Shemwell
1827 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn “Nancy” Billingsley
September 1830 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a brotherJohn Wesley Shemwell
January 9, 1832 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 19 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 22 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 sisterCaroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell
April 1, 1837 (Age 24 years)
MarriageJames Harvey GriffinView this family
January 11, 1841 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1William E Griffin
January 2, 1842 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ellen Ann “Annie” Griffin
June 1844 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Mary L Griffin
May 1846 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 33 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 -
Death of a motherAnn Schultz
April 1850 (Age 37 years)
Census September 4, 1850 (Age 37 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 44 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death between 1850 and 1860 (Age 37 years)

Last change May 30, 202112:42:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1812
2 years
2 years
younger brother
Newspaper Notice 5/20/1843Joseph Henry Shemwell
Birth: February 23, 1815 30 21St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: June 6, 1881St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
3 years
younger sister
10 years
younger sister
Ann Dove Shemwell
Birth: June 1827 42 34Maryland, United States
Death: February 5, 1907Washington, District of Columbia, United States
-7 months
younger brother
William S Shemwell Tombstone_2William S Shemwell
Birth: October 1826 41 33Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: March 3, 1907Washington, District of Columbia, United States
15 months
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
Family with James Harvey Griffin - View this family
Marriage: January 11, 1841Maryland, United States
1 year
William E Griffin
Birth: January 2, 1842 46 29Maryland, United States
Death: May 1, 1936Florida, United States
3 years
Ellen Ann “Annie” Griffin
Birth: June 1844 48 31Maryland, United States
Death: 1910Florida, United States
2 years
Mary L Griffin
Birth: May 1846 50 33Maryland, United States
Death: October 23, 1900San Bernardino, California, United States

Elizabeth Julianna Shemwell has 12 first cousins recorded