The Shemwell Family

Thomas HollandAge: 82 years17971879

Name
Thomas Holland
Given names
Thomas
Surname
Holland
Birth January 24, 1797 24 26
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a brotherJohn Holland
February 4, 1799 (Age 2 years)

Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 5 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Birth of a brotherJeremiah O “Jerry” Holland
June 4, 1804 (Age 7 years)
Note: or 1806 Virginia
Birth of a brotherMichael Holland
about 1809 (Age 11 years)

Death of a motherAgatha “Aggie” Ward
about 1810 (Age 12 years)

Marriage of a parentMichael HollandAnna Margaret ShemwellView this family
October 2, 1811 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 14 years)

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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
MarriageNancy ShemwellView this family
December 28, 1819 (Age 22 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 23 years)
Note: 1820 Todd, Kentucky - Thomas Holland Household
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Walker
June 8, 1821 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Orva Adaline Holland
January 14, 1823 (Age 25 years)
Death of a fatherMichael Holland
about 1825 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2Henry Ward Holland
September 20, 1826 (Age 29 years)
Census June 1, 1830 (Age 33 years)
Note: 1830 Todd, Kentucky - Thomas Holland Household
Birth of a daughter
#3Carolina Isabelle Holland
December 31, 1830 (Age 33 years)
Note: maybe 1832
Birth of a son
#4Shandy Walker Holland
April 21, 1832 (Age 35 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 34 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
Birth of a son
#5Samuel F Holland
1835 (Age 37 years)

Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 38 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 son
#6Nathaniel L Holland
1837 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#7Thomas James Holland
January 30, 1840 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a son
#8William L Holland
1840 (Age 42 years)

Marriage of a childAlexander ThompsonOrva Adaline HollandView this family
June 10, 1841 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Nancy Keziah Thompson
November 26, 1842 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherHezikiah Holland
January 1, 1843 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Thomas Leonard Thompson
June 14, 1844 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3Nathaniel S Thompson
August 26, 1846 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4William Lafayette Thompson
February 1848 (Age 51 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 48 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Martha Cordelia Thompson
March 29, 1850 (Age 53 years)
Note: Paralel is listed in the 1850 Census - Must have been a name change? - b
Census September 5, 1850 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#6Malinda Jane Thompson
September 9, 1852 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Sarah Paralel Thompson
February 18, 1854 (Age 57 years)
Note: Paralel is listed in the 1850 Census - Must have been a name change? - b
Marriage of a childJohn Siddle WilliamsCarolina Isabelle HollandView this family
August 30, 1854 (Age 57 years)
Death of a wifeNancy Shemwell
December 3, 1855 (Age 58 years)
Burial of a wifeNancy Shemwell
1855 (Age 57 years)
Address: Three miles south of Wheatland . On private property.
Cemetery: Holland Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#8Henry Clay Thompson
June 23, 1856 (Age 59 years)
Marriage of a childShandy Walker HollandClara DentView this family
August 28, 1856 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Paralel Eliza Williams
August 31, 1856 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Victoria Adeline Thompson
September 3, 1857 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11William L Holland
1858 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12John Alexander Thompson
February 3, 1859 (Age 62 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Nancy Isabelle Holland
1859 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a grandson
#14Thomas W “Tom” Holland
March 11, 1859 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 59 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Marriage of a childThomas James HollandMary E WilliamsView this family
1860 (Age 62 years)
Census July 18, 1860 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#15Mary Adeline “Addie” Holland
January 31, 1862 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Ada C “Addie” Holland
1863 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sisterPolly Holland
about 1863 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17Clara Isabelle Holland
April 8, 1864 (Age 67 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 64 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
Birth of a grandson
#18Thomas Holland
1866 (Age 68 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19John Fletcher Holland
September 15, 1866 (Age 69 years)
Death of a grandsonNathaniel S Thompson
October 5, 1866 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20Nancy “Nannie” Holland
August 1, 1867 (Age 70 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 69 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 69 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a granddaughter
#21Clara Chrissie “Ella” Thompson
March 4, 1868 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#22Landrine Robert S Holland
December 22, 1868 (Age 71 years)
Birth of a grandson
#23Robert Holland
1869 (Age 71 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 71 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#24Sarah Caroline Holland
January 9, 1870 (Age 72 years)

Census June 1, 1870 (Age 73 years)
Address: Post Office: Bentonville
Census July 23, 1870 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#25Sophia Holland
1875 (Age 77 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#26Janie Holland
1877 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 80 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death January 26, 1879 (Age 82 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Mount Hebron Cemetery
Last change March 31, 202014:41:45

by: Donna Osiek
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 4, 1795Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
-2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Polly Holland
Birth: about 1793 20 22Virginia, United States
Death: about 1863Platte, Missouri, United States
23 months
elder brother
Hezikiah Holland
Birth: November 29, 1794 21 23Virginia, United States
Death: January 1, 1843Posey, Indiana, United States
2 years
himself
2 years
younger brother
5 years
younger brother
brother
younger brother
Father’s family with Anna Margaret Shemwell - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 2, 1811Warren, Kentucky, United States
Family with Nancy Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 28, 1819Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
4 years
daughter
16 months
son
4 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
11 months
son

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Census
1820 Todd, Kentucky - Thomas Holland Household
Census
1830 Todd, Kentucky - Thomas Holland Household
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Holland - Household

Hickory, Missouri, United States Dist. 37

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceMmthEduInfirm
Thomas Holland53MFarmerVA
Nancy Holland40FNC
Carolina I Holland18FKY
Henry W Holland23MKY
Shandy W Holland17MKY
Samuel F Holland15M-
Nathaniel L Holland13MKY
Thomas J J Holland11MMO
William L Holland10M-USA, Missouri
Nathaniel Holland44M-

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Holland - Household

Elkton, Hickory, Missouri, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Thomas Hollandhead63MWVA

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Thomas James Holland - Household

Benton, Arkansas, United States

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Holland, Thomashead30MWMO
Holland, Mary wife28FWMO
Holland, Nancydaughter4FWMO
Holland, Sarah daughter6 monthsFWARJan
Holland, Thomasfather78MWVA

Note
resided in Hickory Co. Missouri descendants- Marie Breshears, Bolivar, Missouri Martha Thompson, P.O. Box 2107, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730 (1983)