The Shemwell Family

Ella N ShemwellAge: 71 years18691940

Ella N Shemwell
Given names
Ella N
Married name
Ella N Collie
Birth January 3, 1869 43 30
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

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 20, 1870 (Age 17 months)
Birth of a sisterMargaret Laura “Maggie” Shemwell
August 17, 1871 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge Washington Shemwell
September 17, 1874 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a sisterSusan Elizabeth “Susie” Shemwell
June 12, 1883 (Age 14 years)
Death of a fatherPinkney H Shemwell
October 3, 1888 (Age 19 years)
MarriageWilliam Ferel CollieView this family
September 18, 1890 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1Rollie G Collie
June 9, 1891 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 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 -
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#2Ollie James “Jamie” Collie
March 7, 1904 (Age 35 years)
Death of a brotherLynn Boyd Shemwell
December 20, 1906 (Age 37 years)
Cause: Stroke/Exposure
Burial of a brotherLynn Boyd Shemwell
1906 (Age 36 years)
Cemetery: Symsonia Cemetery
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherSarah E Williamson
September 10, 1913 (Age 44 years)
Cause: Old Age
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Marriage of a childRollie G CollieBertie OverbeyView this family
October 28, 1917 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 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 -
Census 1920 (Age 50 years)
Address: Oak Level Twnship
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Elizabeth “Susie” Shemwell
April 6, 1923 (Age 54 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Laura “Maggie” Shemwell
May 7, 1923 (Age 54 years)

Burial of a sisterMargaret Laura “Maggie” Shemwell
after May 7, 1923 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: Wallace Cemetery
Note: Find a grave has her in the Wallace and Feezor Cemetery's...
Marriage of a childOllie James “Jamie” CollieTennie Reba WaltersView this family
about 1925 (Age 55 years)

Death of a husbandWilliam Ferel Collie
March 25, 1925 (Age 56 years)
Death of a brotherJames Love Shemwell
March 25, 1925 (Age 56 years)
Cause: Tetanus - Infection caused by mashed fingers
Burial of a brotherJames Love Shemwell
1925 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery: Competition Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Mildred L Collie
November 13, 1928 (Age 59 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Ruby Nelle Collie
August 21, 1932 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3William Louis Collie
December 26, 1934 (Age 65 years)
Census April 20, 1940 (Age 71 years)
Death July 12, 1940 (Age 71 years)

Cemetery: Wallace Cemetery
Last change May 4, 201917:43:36

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: January 27, 1857Marshall, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
17 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
6 years
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
George Washington Shemwell
Birth: September 17, 1874 49 36Kentucky, United States
Death: January 28, 1942Metropolis, Massac, Illinois, United States
9 years
younger sister
Susan Elizabeth “Susie” Shemwell
Birth: June 12, 1883 58 45Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: April 6, 1923Elva, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Family with William Ferel Collie - View this family
Marriage: September 18, 1890Benton, Marshall, Kentucky, United States
9 months
Rollie G Collie
Birth: June 9, 1891 29 22Kentucky, United States
Death: July 31, 1962Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States
13 years

Ella N Shemwell has 38 first cousins recorded

Father's family (38)

Parents Isaac Shemwell + Martha Ann “Mattie” Feezor
3Mary L Shemwell18521853
Parents David Alexander Shemwell + Permelia J Roach
Parents Lovelace Wellington Shemwell + Luvenia “Vena” Roach
2Mary Emma Shemwell18541881
Parents Henry Cox Shemwell + Eliza Jane Reed
3Willie Shemwell18611862
5Calvin R Shemwell18671939
7Pinkney P Shemwell18691894
Parents Willis Washington Breezeel + Nancy Shemwell
3Jamie Lee Breezeel18601860
6Henry Lee Breezeel18681952
Parents Milous R “Miles” Shemwell + Amanda Lee Wright

Mother's family (0)

Census1870 United States - Census transcript - William Pinkney Shemwell - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

Shemwell, Pinkhead45MWFarmerNC
Shemwell, Williamsonwife31FWKeeping HouseTN
Shemwell, Linn Bson10MWFarmerKY
Shemwell, James Lson9MWKY
Shemwell, Elmore Lson7MWKY
Shemwell, Ellerdaughter1FWKY

Census1880 United States - Census transcript - William Pinkney Shemwell - Household

Briensburg, Marshall, Kentucky

Shemwell, PinkWM55headMFarmingNCNCNC
Shemwell, SarahWF42wifeMKeeping HouseTNTNTN
Shemwell, BoydWM20sonSWorks on FarmKYNCTN
Shemwell, JamesWM19sonSWorks on FarmKYNCTN
Shemwell, ElmoreWM17sonSWorks on FarmKYNCTN
Shemwell, EllaWF12daughterSAt HomeKYNCTN
Shemwell, MargaretWF8daughterSKYNCTN
Shemwell, GeorgeWM6sonSKYNCTN

Census1900 United States - Census transcript - William F. Collie - Household

Oak Level, Marshall Ky.

Collie, Wm FheadWMAug186138M6--KYTNTNFarmer
Collie, Ella NwifeWFFeb188020M611KYKYKY
Collie, Rollie GsonWMJun18954S---KYKYKY
Shemwell, Sarah Jmother in lawWFMay184060Wd65KYKYKY
Shemwell, Susie Esister in lawWFApr188218S---KYKYKY

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William F Collie - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

Collie, William FheadMW49M119KYUSTNFarmerGeneral Farm
Collie, Ella NwifeFW41M11922KYNCTN
Collie, Rollie GsonMW18SKYKYKYFarm LaborerHome Farm
Collie, Ollie JsonMW6SKYKYKY
Shemwell, Sarah Ewifes motherFW71Wd106TNTNTN
Nickols, Susie Ewifes sisterFW26Wd00KYNCTN

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Ferel Collie - Household

Oak Level, Marshall, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Collie, William FheadMW58MKYKYTNFarmerFarm
Collie, Ella NwifeFW51MKYKYKY
Shemwell, Susan Esister in lawFW36WdKYKYTN
Collie, Ollie JsonMW16SKYKYKY

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Ella N Shemwell - Household

Marshall, Kentucky

Collie, EllaheadFW61WdKYNCTNFarm?Farm

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Ollie James “Jamie” Collie - Household

Benton Symsonia Highway Marshall, Kentucky

Collie, Ollie JheadMW36MKYSame HouseFarmerFarming
Collie, Tennie RebawifeFW33MKYSame House
Collie, Mildred LdaughterFW11MKYSame House
Collie, Ruby NelledaughterFW7MKYSame House
Collie, William LsonMW5MKY
Collie, EllamotherFW71WdKYSame House