The Shemwell Family

Armilda Holland

Armelda Ann HollandAge: 87 years18341922

Armelda Ann Holland
Given names
Armelda Ann
Married name
Armelda Ann Hudspeth
Birth December 1834 30 32
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 10 months)
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 2 years)
Address: Kentucky, USA ?
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 11 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 1850 (Age 15 years)
Address: Dist. 2
Census September 27, 1850 (Age 15 years)
MarriageCapt. James Harvey HudspethView this family
February 20, 1851 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a son
#1Dr. Joseph Cathern Hudspeth
September 13, 1854 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Samuel Hudspeth
March 5, 1856 (Age 21 years)
Note: or March 6, 1856
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 22 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 29, 1860 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 26 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 32 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 32 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 34 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 35 years)
Marriage of a childJames Samuel HudspethMary M HolcombView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 7, 1877 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 43 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#1Harvey G Hudspeth
January 1879 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childDr. Joseph Cathern HudspethMary Lavada “Mollie” AltomView this family
1880 (Age 45 years)
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lula Hudspeth
January 24, 1881 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ollie Hudspeth
August 1883 (Age 48 years)
Death of a husbandCapt. James Harvey Hudspeth
November 28, 1886 (Age 51 years)
Death of a fatherJeremiah O “Jerry” Holland
June 17, 1888 (Age 53 years)
Death of a motherAnn Shemwell
April 6, 1889 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Lela Armelda Hudspeth
July 1889 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Holland
March 22, 1896 (Age 61 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 63 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 brotherNathaniel Walker Holland
September 7, 1908 (Age 73 years)
Census April 26, 1910 (Age 75 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Holland
December 29, 1910 (Age 76 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 81 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 82 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 83 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 March 16, 1922 (Age 87 years)
Last change February 24, 201809:54:09

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
elder brother
2 years
3 years
younger brother
Family with Capt. James Harvey Hudspeth - View this family
Marriage: February 20, 1851Logan, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Dr. Joseph Cathern Hudspeth
Birth: September 13, 1854 23 19Kentucky, United States
Death: July 13, 1936Sandoval, Marion, Illinois, United States
18 months

Armelda Ann Holland has 28 first cousins recorded