The Shemwell Family

Edgar D “Eddie” HudspethAge: 31 years18681900

Edgar D “Eddie” Hudspeth
Given names
Edgar D
Birth June 17, 1868 29 28
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 months)

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 October 12, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
December 29, 1870 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
April 25, 1871 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherThomas Ayres Hudspeth
May 30, 1876 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Floyd
August 21, 1878 (Age 10 years)
Cause: Rheumatic fever
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 16, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 12 years)
Death of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
September 2, 1882 (Age 14 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge U Hudspeth
September 19, 1882 (Age 14 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Margaret Harris
February 8, 1883 (Age 14 years)

Death of a motherAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
July 31, 1893 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 February 24, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Last change November 29, 202117:14:20

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: December 27, 1860Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
George U Hudspeth
Birth: September 23, 1864 25 24Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 19, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Edgar D “Eddie” Hudspeth
Birth: June 17, 1868 29 28Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 24, 1900Todd, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger sister
Boadecia T Hudspeth
Birth: April 25, 1871 32 31Kentucky, United States
Death: September 2, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States

Edgar D “Eddie” Hudspeth has 57 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (46)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
Parents John Wesley Hester + Almira Caroline “Carrie” Shemwell
2Lush Hester18701960
3Eber D Hester18721960
4Maon Hester18741938
5Lt. Abot Hester18781903
Parents James McHenry Shutt + Mary Francis “Fanny” Shemwell
Parents James William Hester + Augustine America “Gussie” Shemwell
2Flora Hester18751875
4Ethert Bron Hester18771955
5Alton Bell Hester18791949
6Garland Hester18811881
Parents Christopher Columbus “Bud” Shemwell + Malvina Elvina “Mollie” Rickman
1Mattie E Shemwell18771949
5Lee Shemwell18901891
6Lelia May Shemwell18901968
Parents Charles Lafayette “Fate” Shemwell + Mary Hester Sherrod
1Alpha Shemwell18781897
2Bertie E Shemwell18801970
3Clyde Shemwell18811949
7Floyd Shemwell18921977
Parents Marquis Delumuel “Mark” Shemwell + Sarah Frances “Ma Sissie” Scott
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978