The Shemwell Family

Capt. James Harvey HudspethAge: 55 years18311886

Capt. James Harvey Hudspeth
Name prefix
Given names
James Harvey
Birth January 26, 1831 24 25
Birth of a sisterMary Elizabeth Hudspeth
December 1831 (Age 10 months)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 11 months)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a sisterNancy Ann E Hudspeth
May 10, 1833 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Harris Hudspeth
March 2, 1835 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 4 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 -
Birth of a brotherThomas Ayres Hudspeth
February 11, 1839 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterSarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 14, 1841 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRev. William M Harris
July 8, 1845 (Age 14 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 14 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 -
Death of a brotherJoseph L Hudspeth
December 21, 1849 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Consumption
Death of a sisterNancy Ann E Hudspeth
June 5, 1850 (Age 19 years)
Census September 18, 1850 (Age 19 years)
MarriageArmelda Ann HollandView this family
February 20, 1851 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#1Dr. Joseph Cathern Hudspeth
September 13, 1854 (Age 23 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Margaret Shemwell
February 11, 1856 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Samuel Hudspeth
March 5, 1856 (Age 25 years)
Note: or March 6, 1856
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Hudspeth
November 26, 1858 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 25 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 29, 1860 (Age 29 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 22, 1860 (Age 29 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Highsmith
November 2, 1863 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 30 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 35 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 35 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 37 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 39 years)
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
December 29, 1870 (Age 39 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Ayres Hudspeth
May 30, 1876 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childJames Samuel HudspethMary M HolcombView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 7, 1877 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#1Harvey G Hudspeth
January 1879 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childDr. Joseph Cathern HudspethMary Lavada “Mollie” AltomView this family
1880 (Age 48 years)
Census June 9, 1880 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Lula Hudspeth
January 24, 1881 (Age 49 years)
Death of a motherAnna Margaret Harris
February 8, 1883 (Age 52 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ollie Hudspeth
August 1883 (Age 52 years)
Death November 28, 1886 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Patoka Cemetery
Last change April 21, 201818:27:52

by: Barry Shemwell
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Marriage: 1827Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
Joseph L Hudspeth
Birth: November 5, 1829 23 23Warren, Kentucky, United States
Death: December 21, 1849Simpson, Kentucky, United States
15 months
11 months
younger sister
Mary Elizabeth Hudspeth
Birth: December 1831 25 25Kentucky, United States
Death: November 26, 1858Kentucky, United States
17 months
younger sister
Nancy Ann E Hudspeth
Birth: May 10, 1833 27 27Kentucky, United States
Death: June 5, 1850Simpson, Kentucky, United States
22 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Sarah Ellen Hudspeth
Birth: October 14, 1841 35 35Kentucky, United States
Death: October 22, 1860Kentucky, United States
Family with Armelda Ann Holland - 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

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