The Shemwell Family

George U HudspethAge: 17 years18641882

Name
George U Hudspeth
Given names
George U
Surname
Hudspeth
Birth September 23, 1864 25 24
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

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 2 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 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a brotherEdgar D Hudspeth
June 17, 1868 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 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 October 12, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
December 29, 1870 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
April 25, 1871 (Age 6 years)

Death of a fatherThomas Ayres Hudspeth
May 30, 1876 (Age 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Floyd
August 21, 1878 (Age 13 years)
Cause: Rheumatic fever
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
November 4, 1880 (Age 16 years)
Census June 16, 1880 (Age 15 years)
Death of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
September 2, 1882 (Age 17 years)
Burial of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
1882 (Age 17 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Death September 19, 1882 (Age 17 years)
Burial 1882 (Age 17 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Last change December 20, 201609:08:32

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
mother
Marriage: December 27, 1860Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
elder brother
James Shemwell Hudspeth
Birth: January 30, 1862 22 21Logan, Kentucky, United States
Death: November 26, 1950Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
himself
George U Hudspeth
Birth: September 23, 1864 25 24Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 19, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States
4 years
younger brother
Edgar D 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 31
Death: September 2, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States

George U Hudspeth has 56 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (46)

Parents Samuel Thomas Shemwell + Armina M “Mina” Shemwell
2Permelia Shemwell18631931
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
5Shemwell1889
6Sue Belle Shemwell18901978
Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Ayres Hudspeth - Household

Sharon Grove Todd Ky

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Thomas A Hudspethhead31MWFarmerKY
Amanda E Hudspethwife30FWKeeping houseKY
James S Hudspethson8MWKY
George E Hudspethson5MWKY
Edgar D O Hudspethson2MWKY

Next door to John Hester