The Shemwell Family

Thomas Ayres HudspethAge: 37 years18391876

Thomas Ayres Hudspeth
Given names
Thomas Ayres
Birth February 11, 1839 32 33
Birth of a sisterSarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 14, 1841 (Age 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherRev. William M Harris
July 8, 1845 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 6 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 10 years)
Cause: Consumption
Death of a sisterNancy Ann E Hudspeth
June 5, 1850 (Age 11 years)
Census September 18, 1850 (Age 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Margaret Shemwell
February 11, 1856 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterMary Elizabeth Hudspeth
November 26, 1858 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 17 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 25, 1860 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterSarah Ellen Hudspeth
October 22, 1860 (Age 21 years)
Religious marriageAmanda Elizabeth “Manda” ShemwellView this family
December 27, 1860 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1James Shemwell Hudspeth
January 30, 1862 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Highsmith
November 2, 1863 (Age 24 years)
Civil War
between 1864 and 1865 (Age 24 years)

Note: Enlisted as a sergeant on 9 Jun 1864, Company A, 1st Capital Gds infantry Regiment Kentucky
Birth of a son
#2George U Hudspeth
September 23, 1864 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 22 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 27 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 27 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Birth of a son
#3Edgar D “Eddie” Hudspeth
June 17, 1868 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 29 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 October 12, 1870 (Age 31 years)
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Hudspeth
December 29, 1870 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Boadecia T Hudspeth
April 25, 1871 (Age 32 years)
Death May 30, 1876 (Age 37 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Gasper River Cemetery
Last change June 9, 201609:34:18

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
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
elder brother
11 months
elder sister
Mary Elizabeth Hudspeth
Birth: December 1831 25 25Kentucky, United States
Death: November 26, 1858Kentucky, United States
17 months
elder sister
Nancy Ann E Hudspeth
Birth: May 10, 1833 27 27Kentucky, United States
Death: June 5, 1850Simpson, Kentucky, United States
22 months
elder brother
4 years
3 years
younger sister
Sarah Ellen Hudspeth
Birth: October 14, 1841 35 35Kentucky, United States
Death: October 22, 1860Kentucky, United States
Family with Amanda Elizabeth “Manda” Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: December 27, 1860Todd, Kentucky, United States
13 months
3 years
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
Boadecia T Hudspeth
Birth: April 25, 1871 32 31Kentucky, United States
Death: September 2, 1882Todd, Kentucky, United States

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