The Shemwell Family

Lemuel Carter KittrellAge: 60 years18051865

Lemuel Carter Kittrell
Given names
Lemuel Carter
Birth March 16, 1805 28 24
Birth of a daughter
#1Mary Jane Kittrell

Birth of a brotherSolomon Kittrell
January 7, 1807 (Age 21 months)
Birth of a brotherJoseph Kittrell
1809 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Jane Higgs
1810 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 6 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 -
Birth of a brotherSamuel B Kittrell
1820 (Age 14 years)
Established Farm-Grist mill
about 1820 (Age 14 years)
MarriageElizabeth M WaughView this family
about 1826 (Age 20 years)

Census June 1, 1830 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Elender Nelly Kittrell
calculated 1831 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 26 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Birth of a son
#3William S Kittrell
calculated 1835 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 30 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
Death of a fatherSamuel Kittrell
1838 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherJoseph Kittrell
1840 (Age 34 years)
Address: Present day Butler Co.
Census June 1, 1840 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Patsy P Kittrell
calculated 1843 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 40 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 wifeElizabeth M Waugh
1850 (Age 44 years)

Death of a motherEllender “Nellie” Shemwell
1850 (Age 44 years)
Census September 24, 1850 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth H Kittrell
July 10, 1852 (Age 47 years)
Civil marriageLurannah Lawrana PonderView this family
October 9, 1852 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Nancy Elizabeth “Betty” Kittrell
September 10, 1853 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherSamuel B Kittrell
December 18, 1854 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6Sarah Vandover Kittrell
January 13, 1856 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a son
#7Franklin Kittrell
1858 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 51 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Death of a sonFranklin Kittrell
before 1860 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a son
#8Lemuel Kittrell
January 1860 (Age 54 years)
Census September 8, 1860 (Age 55 years)
Military service
CSA-12th Missouri Inf., CSA 1st Lt.
1862 (Age 56 years)

Note: White's CSA Inf. (9th Missouri)
Birth of a son
#9Amos Ponder Kittrell
calculated 1864 (Age 58 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 56 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 -
Death June 5, 1865 (Age 60 years)
Cemetery: Kittrell Graveyard
Note: Lived in Doniphan where a stone has been erected in the old city cemetery(Pioneer Cemetery, Doniphan…
Last change January 9, 202113:05:57

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: December 30, 1800Granville, North Carolina, United States
9 months
elder sister
3 years
22 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
12 years
younger brother
Family with Elizabeth M Waugh - View this family
Marriage: about 1826
6 years
5 years
Family with Lurannah Lawrana Ponder - View this family
Marriage: October 9, 1852Ripley, Missouri, United States
11 months
2 years
Sarah Vandover Kittrell
Birth: January 13, 1856 50 27Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: January 7, 1881Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
3 years
Franklin Kittrell
Birth: 1858 52 29Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: before 1860Ripley, Missouri, United States
2 years
5 years
Amos Ponder Kittrell
Birth: calculated 1864 58 35Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: March 18, 1870Ripley, Missouri, United States
William Kelly + Lurannah Lawrana Ponder - View this family
wife’s husband
William Kelly
Birth: April 21, 1798Tennessee, United States
Death: November 5, 1851Ripley, Missouri, United States
Marriage: before 1850
11 months
Emily Kelly
Birth: December 8, 1850 52 22Ripley, Missouri, United States
Death: May 8, 1878
Nimrod Capps + Lurannah Lawrana Ponder - View this family
wife’s husband
Nimrod Capps
Birth: June 21, 1806Tennessee, United States
Death: March 18, 1876Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Marriage: November 3, 1867Randolph, Arkansas, United States
John Moses Eudaley + Lurannah Lawrana Ponder - View this family
wife’s husband
John Moses Eudaley
Birth: November 17, 1810Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
Death: January 9, 1900Butler, Missouri, United States
Marriage: after 1876
William C Hall + Lurannah Lawrana Ponder - View this family
wife’s husband
Marriage: February 6, 1845Ripley, Missouri, United States

Lemuel Carter Kittrell has 46 first cousins recorded

Father's family (0)

Mother's family (46)

Parents John “Jack” Parham Jr. + Mary “Molly” Shemwell
1Rebecca Parham17931884
2Johnson Parham17941846
3Shemwell Parham17961880
4Allen Parham17981871
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Susan Jemimah Whatley
2Jemima Shemwell18141857
3John Paul Shemwell18151880
4Maletha Shemwell18181894
5Joseph Shemwell18221847
Parents Zachariah Shemwell + Mary Suit
1Thomas W Shemwell18001877
Parents Joseph Hudspeth + Anna Margaret Shemwell
Parents Osborn McGehee + Sarah Rebecca Shemwell
1Anna McGehee17981884
2John McGehee18001875
4Nancy McGehee18121908
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Barbara Suit
2William Shemwell18001870
3Ann Shemwell18021889
Parents James Shemwell Jr. + Elizabeth “Betsey” Ashbourn
Parents Samuel J Shemwell + Jane “Jenny” Dickerson
1James G Shemwell17981849
2Nancy Shemwell18001855
5Samuel Shemwell18091881
8William G Shemwell18191884
Parents Joseph M Shemwell + Mariam Jones “Milly” Whatley
8Mary Ann Shemwell18261890
Census1830 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Carter Kittrell - Household

Wayne, Missouri

Lemuel Kittrellhead25M11121

Census1840 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Carter Kittrell - Household

Wayne, Missouri

Lemuel Kittrellhead35M111121

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Census1850 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Carter Kittrell - Household

Ripley, Missouri

Lemuel Kittrellhead45MWFarmingKY
Elizabeth M Kittrellwife42FWSC
Elender Kittrelldaughter19FWMO
William P Kittrellson15MWMO
Patsy P Kittrelldaughter7FWMO

Census1860 United States - Census transcript - Lemuel Carter Kittrell - Household

Doniphan, Ripley, MO

Lemuel Kittrellhead55MWFarmerKY
Lurannah Kittrellwife33FWTN
P Kittrelldaughter18FWMO
Emily Kellystep-daughter10FWMO
E Kittrelldaughter6FWMO
Sarah Kittrelldaughter5FWMO
L Kittrellson9mMWMO
John Clark28MSmithKY
E Thomas19FDomesticUNK

Military service
White's CSA Inf. (9th Missouri) Commissary, Wounded Shot through lung -Battle of Little Rock, AR
Lived in Doniphan where a stone has been erected in the old city cemetery(Pioneer Cemetery, Doniphan, Ripley, Missouri) to honor him as the first citizen of Doniphan. He is buried in the Kittrell Graveyard Poplar Bluff Butler County Missouri, United States