The Shemwell Family

James Shemwell Jr.Age: 56 years17751831

Name
James Shemwell Jr.
Given names
James
Surname
Shemwell
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth about 1775 48 20
Birth of a brotherSamuel J Shemwell
February 1, 1776 (Age 13 months)
Note: BORN: Old date: 19 FEB 1775
Early settler
Sharon Grove

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1775 and 1776

Note: In 1775, there was an epidemic of unknown cause in North America (especially New England,) followed in 1775-1776 by what is described as one of the worst worldwide influenza epidemics - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_epidemics
Birth of a sisterEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
September 12, 1780 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherJoseph M Shemwell
April 25, 1783 (Age 8 years)
Historical Event
The American Revolution
from 1775 to 1783

Note: The Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed the independent nation, the United States of America - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolution
Death of a fatherJames Shemwell Sr.
February 18, 1797 (Age 22 years)
MarriageBarbara SuitView this family
August 7, 1797 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798 (Age 18 years)
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Fever_Epidemic_of_1793
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary “Polly” Shemwell
September 1, 1799 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#2William Shemwell
before 1800 (Age 25 years)
Census August 4, 1800 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Ann Shemwell
September 22, 1802 (Age 27 years)
Note: Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, USA ?
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 28 years)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase
Birth of a son
#4John Patrick Shemwell
1806 (Age 31 years)
Note: Name: John Patrick Shemwell
Death of a wifeBarbara Suit
before 1808 (Age 33 years)
MarriageElizabeth “Betsey” AshbournView this family
March 4, 1809 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 35 years)
Census August 6, 1810 (Age 35 years)
Note: 1810 Todd, Kentucky - James Shemwell Household
Birth of a son
#5James Marquis “Squire Jim” Shemwell
October 19, 1810 (Age 35 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Clarke
after 1810 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Lucinda Ashbourn Shemwell
May 5, 1815 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 37 years)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_1812
Death of a maternal grandfatherCapt. Zachariah Higgs
1816 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a childJohn HallMary “Polly” ShemwellView this family
October 27, 1819 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Barbary Ann Hall
1820 (Age 45 years)
Census 1820 (Age 45 years)
Census August 7, 1820 (Age 45 years)
Note: 1820 Todd, Kentucky - James Shemwell Household
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Mary Catherine Hall
December 23, 1821 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Elizabeth “Betsy” Hall
1822 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam ShemwellMary GorrellView this family
Type: Religious marriage
September 25, 1823 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#4James F “Jin” Hall
April 7, 1824 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5George Morton Shemwell
August 1824 (Age 49 years)
Note: maybe 1827 ?
Marriage of a childJeremiah O “Jerry” HollandAnn ShemwellView this family
December 23, 1824 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6Micajah M “Cage” Hall
about 1825 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7Elizabeth Shemwell
August 1826 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8Barbara Jane Shemwell
1826 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Patrick ShemwellDrucilla TomerlinView this family
about 1826 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherZachariah Shemwell
1826 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#9Mary Elizabeth Holland
August 2, 1827 (Age 52 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10Martha Ellen Shemwell
January 8, 1828 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11Nathaniel Walker Holland
April 4, 1828 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#12William M Shemwell
about 1829 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#13Nancy Isabella Shemwell
1829 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14Lucinda A Hall
about 1830 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15John Wesley Holland
March 12, 1830 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16Winifred Shemwell
May 1830 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a grandson
#17William Henry Shemwell
June 1, 1830 (Age 55 years)
Death July 10, 1831 (Age 56 years)
Note: James may have passed prior to 1831. Elizabeth is listed as head of the household in the 1830 US Federal Census in Todd, Kentucky, United States. This census was taken June 1, 1830 - August 1, 1830.
Will July 4, 1832 (11 months after death)
Burial
Cemetery: Sharon Grove Cemetery
Last change December 1, 201911:56:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1765St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
1 year
elder sister
6 years
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
Anna Margaret Shemwell
Birth: about October 1771 44 16St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: February 11, 1856Logan, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
13 months
younger brother
sister
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Family with Barbara Suit - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 7, 1797Granville, North Carolina, United States
2 years
daughter
16 months
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
Family with Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 4, 1809Logan, Kentucky, United States
20 months
son
5 years
daughter

James Shemwell Jr. has 9 first cousins recorded

Mother's family (0)

Census1800 United States - Census transcript - James Jr Shemwell - Household

Hillsboro, Granville, North Carolina

{1} 1-M under 10 (born bet 1790-1800) - William
{3} 1-M 16-25 (born bet 1775-1784) - James abt. 1775
{6} 1-F under 10 (born bet 1790-1800) - Mary Polly b. 1799
{8} 1-F 16-25 (born bet 1775-1784) - Barbara
{10} 1-F over 45 (born bef 1755) - ?

Notes: Mother, Sister or Mother-in-law? -B

Census
1810 Todd, Kentucky - James Shemwell Household
Census
1820 Todd, Kentucky - James Shemwell Household
Death
James may have passed prior to 1831. Elizabeth is listed as head of the household in the 1830 US Federal Census in Todd, Kentucky, United States. This census was taken June 1, 1830 - August 1, 1830.
Note
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Shared note
Kentucky Court of Appeals (See Media - Kentucky Court of Appeals) Indicates Mariam and Jemima were sisters and were married to Zachariah and Joseph, and Samuel and James were their brothers. http://books.google.com/books?id=P8YGAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA576&lpg=PA576&dq=shemwell+obituary&source=bl&ots=2YJEv90SVF&sig=KPbItqdcEz-ljYwN6OewE7sONwI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=UWpsUv--Ko7qkQfD8IGAAQ&ved=0CEAQ6AEwBDha#v=snippet&q=shem-%20well&f=false