The Shemwell Family

James Shemwell HudspethAge: 87 years18621950

Name
James Shemwell Hudspeth
Given names
James Shemwell
Surname
Hudspeth
Birth January 30, 1862 22 21
MarriageLaura A ShuttView this family
unknown

Birth of a son
#1Robert Boyce Hudspeth

Marriage of parentsThomas Ayres HudspethAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” ShemwellView this family
December 25, 1863 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a brotherGeorge U Hudspeth
September 23, 1864 (Age 2 years)
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 4 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 4 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 6 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 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 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
December 29, 1870 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
April 25, 1871 (Age 9 years)

Death of a fatherThomas Ayres Hudspeth
May 30, 1876 (Age 14 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Floyd
August 21, 1878 (Age 16 years)
Cause: Rheumatic fever
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 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 18 years)
Death of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
September 2, 1882 (Age 20 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge U Hudspeth
September 19, 1882 (Age 20 years)
Burial of a brotherGeorge U Hudspeth
1882 (Age 19 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Burial of a sisterBoadecia T Hudspeth
1882 (Age 19 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Margaret Harris
February 8, 1883 (Age 21 years)

Death of a motherAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell
July 31, 1893 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 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 brotherEdgar D Hudspeth
February 24, 1900 (Age 38 years)
Burial of a brotherEdgar D Hudspeth
1900 (Age 37 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Death of a wifeLaura A Shutt
January 11, 1901 (Age 38 years)
Burial of a wifeLaura A Shutt
1901 (Age 38 years)
Cemetery: Mt. Sharon Cemetery
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 53 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 54 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 55 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 67 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 79 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (on the date of death)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 83 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death 1950 (Age 87 years)
Last change December 20, 201609:08:54

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 25, 1863Todd, Kentucky, United States
-23 months
himself
James Shemwell Hudspeth
Birth: January 30, 1862 22 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1950Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
3 years
younger brother
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
Family with Laura A Shutt - View this family
himself
James Shemwell Hudspeth
Birth: January 30, 1862 22 21Todd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1950Greenville, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
wife
Marriage:
son

James Shemwell 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