The Shemwell Family

Ann Dove ShemwellAge: 79 years18271907

Name
Ann Dove Shemwell
Given names
Ann Dove
Surname
Shemwell
Married name
Ann Dove Grandin
Birth June 1827 42 34
Birth of a sisterJane Shemwell
1827
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn “Nancy” Billingsley
September 1830 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Wesley Shemwell
January 9, 1832 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 4 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholera_outbreaks_and_pandemics
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 8 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Revolution
Birth of a sisterCaroline Henrietta “Carrie” Shemwell
April 1, 1837 (Age 9 years)
MarriageJoshua Marsden GrandinView this family
February 19, 1841 (Age 13 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 18 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a sisterElizabeth Julianna Shemwell
between 1850 and 1860 (Age 22 years)

Death of a motherAnn Schultz
April 1850 (Age 22 years)
Census October 3, 1850 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Seabury Grandin
May 1857 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 29 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Death of a fatherWilliam Shemwell
January 10, 1862 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 33 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 39 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) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 39 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 41 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Ann Virginia Grandin
December 20, 1875 (Age 48 years)

Death of a daughterAnn Virginia Grandin
November 11, 1876 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Louise Bennett
January 1879 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childAndrew Jackson BennettMary Seabury GrandinView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 28, 1879 (Age 52 years)
Census June 10, 1880 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Grandin Lyne Bennett
September 8, 1880 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Henry Shemwell
June 6, 1881 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Gatewood Seabury Bennett
March 31, 1884 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4Joshua Marsden Bennett
October 1, 1892 (Age 65 years)
Death of a husbandJoshua Marsden Grandin
1897 (Age 69 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 70 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a sisterMary Eliza Shemwell
January 14, 1900 (Age 72 years)
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 73 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Wesley Shemwell
March 8, 1903 (Age 75 years)
Burial of a brotherJohn Wesley Shemwell
March 10, 1903 (Age 75 years)
Cemetery: Saint Pauls Episcopal Church Cemetery
Death February 5, 1907 (Age 79 years)
Last change July 25, 201911:44:40

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: estimated 1812
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Joseph Henry Shemwell
Birth: February 23, 1815 30 21St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: June 6, 1881St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
3 years
elder sister
10 years
herself
-7 months
elder brother
William Shemwell
Birth: October 1826 41 33Calvert, Maryland, United States
Death: March 3, 1907Washington, District of Columbia, United States
15 months
sister
5 years
younger brother
5 years
younger sister
Family with Joshua Marsden Grandin - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 19, 1841St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
16 years
daughter
19 years
daughter
Ann Virginia Grandin
Birth: December 20, 1875 61 48
Death: November 11, 1876Maryland, United States

Ann Dove Shemwell has 12 first cousins recorded

Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Joshua Marsden Grandin - Household

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Joshua M Grandinhead35MWMethodist preacherMD
Ann D Grandinwife23FWMD

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Joshua Marsden Grandin - Household

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Grandin, Joshuahead56MWministerNY
Grandin, Ann wife44FWMD
Grandin, Marydaughter12FWMD

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Jane Shemwell - Household

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Lambeth, JaneWF54headWdkeeping boarding houseMDMDDC
Lambeth, IdaWF24daughterSMDMDMD
Lambeth, ElizabethWF22daughterSclerk Treasury DeptPAMDMD
Lambeth, Sarah AWF20daughterSat homeMDMDMD
Lambeth, William SWM18sonSclerk clothing storeMDMDMD
Grandin, Ann DWF52sisterWdMDMDDC
Bennett, Andrew JWM26boarderMclerk clothing storeVAVAVA
Bennett, Mary SWF20boarderMMDMDMD

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Andrew J Bennett - Household

St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Bennett, AndrewheadWMApr185545M23VAVAVAclerk
Bennett, MarywifeWFMay185743M2044MDNYMD
Bennett, LouisedaughterWFJan187921SDCVAMD
Bennett, GrandinsonWMSep188019SVAVAMD
Bennett, Gatewood SsonWMMar188416SMDVAMD
Bennett, MarsdensonWMSep18918SMDVAMD
Grandin, Ann Dmother in lawWFJun182772WdMDMDMD