The Shemwell Family

Jefferson Devan HewellAge: 83 years18401923

Name
Jefferson Devan Hewell
Given names
Jefferson Devan
Surname
Hewell
Birth May 13, 1840 36 28
Birth of a brotherEdward Boyd Hewell
May 16, 1842 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Allen Hewell
July 28, 1844 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Elizabeth Hewell
February 22, 1847 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a brotherEmile William Hewell
1849 (Age 8 years)
Census December 5, 1850 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterLura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
June 7, 1852 (Age 12 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
October 16, 1858 (Age 18 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3884
Census October 10, 1860 (Age 20 years)
Military
Tennessee Confederacy
between 1861 and 1865 (Age 20 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 20 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 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 26 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 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Death of a fatherThomas Charles Hewell
about 1869 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 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 August 13, 1870 (Age 30 years)
MarriageDelilah Inez RigginsView this family
October 30, 1872 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#1Thomas Malcolm Hewell
August 13, 1873 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Kate Lillian Hewell
April 11, 1877 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Census June 4, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#3Herbert Leach Hewell
November 15, 1885 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Allen Hewell
November 16, 1886 (Age 46 years)

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 57 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 brotherEdward Boyd Hewell
April 23, 1900 (Age 59 years)
Census June 13, 1900 (Age 60 years)
Death of a wifeDelilah Inez Riggins
July 3, 1902 (Age 62 years)
Census April 30, 1910 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 75 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 76 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 77 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/
Census January 12, 1920 (Age 79 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Inez Marie Hewell
September 13, 1921 (Age 81 years)
Death November 28, 19235:50 p.m. (Age 83 years) Age: 83 years, 6 months, 13 days
Cause of death: Diptheria
Last change August 5, 201614:27:49

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1826Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
12 years
elder sister
Lura Alamarinda “Amanda” Hewell
Birth: April 18, 1838 34 26Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 7, 1852
2 years
himself
Jefferson Devan Hewell
Birth: May 13, 1840 36 28Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1923Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Mary Elizabeth Hewell
Birth: February 22, 1847 43 34Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1934Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
Family with Delilah Inez Riggins - View this family
himself
Jefferson Devan Hewell
Birth: May 13, 1840 36 28Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 28, 1923Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
wife
Marriage: October 30, 1872Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
9 months
son
Thomas Malcolm Hewell
Birth: August 13, 1873 33 20Tennessee, United States
Death: March 15, 1958Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
4 years
daughter
Kate Lillian Hewell
Birth: April 11, 1877 36 24Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 1967Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
9 years
son
Herbert Leach Hewell
Birth: November 15, 1885 45 32Tennessee, United States
Death: May 15, 1973Old Hickory, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Jefferson Devan Hewell has 47 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (47)

Parents Allen James “A J” Shemwell + Elizabeth N Lassiter
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Lizzie” Cheek
2Iowa Shemwell18601905
5Mary Ann Shemwell18651936
Parents Harrison Higgs “Harry” Shemwell + Martha Sinnot
1Elizabeth Shemwell18381901
3Frank H Shemwell18441885
Parents Samuel Hester + Eleanor Kittrell Shemwell
2Henry James Hester18291905
3Howel Hester1830
Parents Zachariah Thomas “Z T” Shemwell + Elizabeth “Betsey” Evans
1Joseph H Shemwell18391886
3John Elam Shemwell18461890
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Elizabeth Nolin
Parents Dr. James Jackson “J J” Shemwell + Olivia “Ollie” McCauley
1James H Shemwell18491900
2Edward Shemwell18541917
7Emma Jane Shemwell18641944
Parents Joseph B Clardy + Emily Ellen Shemwell
2Athalia E Clardy18471923
4Ellen C Clardy18521855
6Elizabeth Clardy18641870
Parents David Mushet + Mary Alice Shemwell
1Kate Mushet18481932
Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles Hewell - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
Thomas Hewellhead46MWFarmerVA
Lucinda Shemwellwife38FWTN
Almidia Hewelldaughter12FWTN
Devan Hewellson10MWTN
Edward Hewellson8MWTN
William Hewellson6MWTN
Mary Hewelldaughter3FWTN
Emila Hewelldaughter1FWTN

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Charles Hewell - Household

Montgomery Co. Tn.

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceMarSchoolR+WInfirm
T C Hewellhead56MWVA
Lucinda Hewellwife48FWTN
J D Hewellson20MWTN
Edward Hewellson18MWTN
William Hewellson16MWTN
Mary Hewelldaughter13FWTN
E L Hewellsays M?11MWTN
T Shemwell26MWTN

N & E of Cumberland River

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - Mary Lucinda Shemwell - Household

Clarksville, Montgomery TN.

NameRelationAgeSexColorOccupationREPEBirthplaceFFBMFBBornMarSchoolReadWriteInfirmCitDis
Hewell, Lucindahead58FWTN
Hewell, J Dson30MWTN
Hewell, E Tson28MWTN
Hewell, Marydaughter23FWTN

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - Jefferson Devan Hewell - Household

Big Rock, Stewart, Tennessee

NameColorSexAgeMonRelationCondMYOccupationUnEmSickBlindDDIdioticInsaneDisabledSchoolReadWriteBPFBPMBP
Hewell, Jefferson DWM40headMFarmingTNVATN
Hewell, Delilah IWF27wifeMTNTNTN
Hewell, ThomasWM7sonMTNTNTN
Hewell, Kate LWF3daughterMTNTNTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Jefferson Devan Hewell - Household

Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationRaceSexMonthYearAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmUSNatOccupationUnempSchoolReadWriteEngHomeMortFarm
Hewell, D JeffersonheadWMMay184060M28TNVATNFarmer
Hewell, DelilahwifeWFMar185347M2843TNVATN
Hewell, MalcombsonWMAug187326STNTNTN
Hewell, K LilliandaughterWFApr187723MTNTNTN
Hewell, HerbertsonWMNov188514STNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Malcolm Hewell - Household

Leonard Ford Road Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHLCHBBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Hewell, MalcomheadMW36STNTNTNMerchandising & farmer
Hewell, Lillianyounger sisterFW32STNTNTNSalesman???
Hewell, Herbertyounger brotherMW24STNTNTNExpressClerk
Hewell, JeffersonfatherMW69Wd43TNVATN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Charles H Morgan - Household

1369 16 Ave L Davidson, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Morgan, Charles HheadMW35MNYNYWalesAsst. ManagerMachine Co.
Hewell, LillianwifeFW42MTNTNTN
Hewell, Jeffersonfather in lawMW79WdTNTNTN